International Slavery Museum, Liverpool

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Hear the stories of enslaved people and learn about historical and contemporary slavery at International Slavery Museum. The museum has three permanent main galleries--life in West Africa, enslavement and the middle passage, and legacy--as well as a changing program of temporary exhibits. Explore the museum’s campaign zone to learn about forms of slavery in the world today. Visit the on-site shop to pick up a book on slavery or a fair-trade gift. Stop for something to eat in the museum’s cafe or restaurant. If it’s a warm day, head outside to the picnic benches that overlook the docks. Start your trip to Liverpool by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Very informative with lots of information not only about Liverpool's part in the slave trade but also how black peoples were treated over the decades.  more »
  • Obviously the topic is worthwhile and it is important to know the history of Britain’s involvement in the slave trade but there was a little about a lot of topics and it felt chaotic and lacking direc...  more »
  • here its free to go in and relates to slavery with pictures and stories etc, .while you are visiting the other museums go in and take a look well worth your time  more »
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  • Interesting museum following lots of different aspects of slavery, very humbling obviously but not something we shouldn't acknowledge, which I think this museum helps with. All the exhibits were very moving. Lovely cafe as well. Staff lovely and helpful. I'd recommend a visit here.
  • This was a very well designed and intelligent museum. I learned very much.
  • PROS: - educational, - well-maintained and clean, - free of charge, but donations are welcome, - lots of history on three levels, - shop with souvenirs, - helpful staff, - clean toilets, - elevators if you can't do stairs, - two museums in one (Maritime and Slavery). CONS: None.
  • Interesting and informative, but prefer the one in Cartagena, Colombia.
  • Somehow slavery museum turned into a black supremacy message. I was looking forward to learning about slaves from all cultures. This museum should be called "the history of oppression of Africans by the western world and how they are successful now museum!"
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