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The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story: Our most recommended tours and activities

Liverpool: The Beatles Story Ticket

1. Liverpool: The Beatles Story Ticket

Embark on a magical mystery tour and see how four young lads from Liverpool were propelled to dizzying heights of fame and fortune from humble childhood beginnings. Replicas of Mathew Street and The Cavern authentically capture the early 60s, allowing you to experience firsthand the very places that helped make The Beatles the biggest band in the world. Hear the story unfold through our ‘Living History’ audio guides available in 11 different languages (English, Brazilian-Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, Polish, Russian and Spanish). Let all this take you down to the Beatles Story.  In 2018, The Beatles Story celebrates 50 years since The Beatles travelled to India with the launch of a special exhibition. Beatles In India looks at this key period in time with new memorabilia, imagery and personal accounts from people who were there with them.

Liverpool: 1-Day Liverpool Pass for Top Attractions

2. Liverpool: 1-Day Liverpool Pass for Top Attractions

Admire Liverpool from the land and see with a 1-day or 2-day Liverpool Pass that gives you access to the River Explorer Cruise and the City Explorer Liverpool hop-on hop-off bus. Enjoy entry to British Music Experience, Strawberry Fields, The Beatles Story, and the Liverpool FC Museum. Discover the waterfront Liverpool and travel along the river Mersey with a River Explorer Cruise. Hear commentary that tells tales of smuggling, music, and war as you glide down the river.  Step into music history with access to the British Music Experience. See Freddie Mercury’s stage outfits, handwritten Adele lyrics, the Sex Pistols’ guitars, and a dance studio.  Cut through the crowds and spy some of Liverpool’s best bits from the elevated view of an open-top City Explorer Liverpool bus. Hop on and off at any of the 14 stops in locations like the Cavern Quarter, the historic Albert Docks, and the Liverpool Cathedral.  See where John Lennon would play in the gardens as a child with access to Strawberry Fields. Feast your eyes on rare album sleeves, handwritten lyrics, Lennons’ spectacles, and Ringo Starr’s drumkit at 'The Beatles Story.' See replicas of iconic Beatles locations like Abbey Road Studios and Casbah. Explore Liverpool Football Club's silverware and memorabilia at the Liverpool Football Club Museum. Visit the brand new Boom Room Exhibition, which tells the epic story of Jurgen Klopp's dream team. 

Liverpool and The Beatles Day Tour from London

3. Liverpool and The Beatles Day Tour from London

Take a day tour of the area where The Beatles first started out. Learn details about their lives in Liverpool, and visit some modern bars, cafes, and shops along the way. First, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street and have time to explore this Victorian City. Stroll along the world-famous waterfront admiring the stunningly refurbished Albert Dock Complex. Walk past bars, cafes, restaurants, shops, and other unique attractions. Then, visit The Beatles Story, where you can experience the most sensational story the pop world has ever known. In the afternoon your "Magical Mystery Tour" will be waiting to take you away. See the landmarks in the lives of the Fab Four, including their homes, schools, birthplaces, Penny Lane, Strawberry Field, and many other significant spots. Ends at the famous Cavern Club.

Liverpool: Beatles and Cavern Quarter Walking Tours

4. Liverpool: Beatles and Cavern Quarter Walking Tours

Discover Liverpool, one of the most iconic cities in the UK, on epic walking tours with a flexible 3-day ticket. Join a stroll through Liverpool and become an honourary Scouser with your newfound knowledge. The Waterfront tour takes you on a rag to riches journey along the docks. Learn about the port's humble beginnings to its greatest treasures, including The Royal Albert Dock, Town Hall, and the elegant Castle Street. Afterwards, head into the city centre to discover more must-see Liverpool highlights. Walk down William Brown Street, the heart of Liverpool's Cultural Quarter, where we will stop by Liverpool Library and the Picton Reading Rooms. If you don't have time to join tours on the same day, don't worry, your ticket is valid for 3 days from first use. City & Cavern Quarter includes: The Cavern Club The Bluecoat St George's Hall The Old Dock Queen Victoria Monument 16 Cook Street John Lennon Statue Mathew Street Eleaanor Rigby Statue Dr. Duncan's Pub St John's Gardens Walker Art Gallery Paradise Street The Beatles and Waterfront include: Liverpool Town Hall Castle Street Titanic Memorial Royal Albert Dock Beatles Story Museum of Liverpool The Liver Birds St Nicholas Church & gardens Derby Square Chavasse Park Main sights in the self-guided routes: Stanley Park Penny Lane sign Chinatown 9 Newcastle Road Rodney Street Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Anglican Cathedral St James Gardens Strawberry Field Gates The Old Quarry

  • Entry tickets
  • Guided tours
  • City cards
  • Day trips

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What people are saying about The Beatles Story

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 2,384 reviews

Well worth a solid three hours of your time if you’re in Liverpool, The Beatles Story must be the world’s most comprehensive collection of everything to do with the Fab Four. From recreations of Frank Hessy’s music store, where John Lennon bought his first guitar; The Cavern, where the band first made its mark in Liverpool; a yellow submarine; the Sgt Peppers costumes; to Lennon’s “white room”, it’s all extremely well done. So is the headphone commentary, voiced largely by Lennon’s sister, Julia Baird, and with snippets of interviews with the band, Brian Epstein and George Martin.

The Beatles Story was full of interesting stories and information that we didn't know before. If it is crowded, start listening to the audio before you get started otherwise the beginning of the audio tour becomes rushed. There's a lot to listen to and see and it's a little difficult to keep up with the audio. Once you get the hang of it, it becomes easier and the crowds thin as you go along. Be sure and take a seat when you can and just take it all in. It is definitely worth your time to come in, be nostalgic and enjoy this tour!

This is a must see in Liverpool if you are a Beatles. The audio guide is super informative and helpful. Lots of interesting background facts and comments from everyone in the band as well as the fifth Beatle ,Sir George Martin. Exhibits and photos were great too.

Comprehensive account of thr beatles story. With audio tour and lots of memorabilia along the way. Immersive experience. Also it kept my 10 yr old son entertained for 2 hrs, which was unexpected.

Nice end central location, well organized, and a broad explanation of the Beatles story.