Western Approaches - Liverpool War Museum, Liverpool

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Head underground to explore a site where World War II strategies were coordinated at Western Approaches - Liverpool War Museum. The war museum tells the story of the Battle of the Atlantic and details the importance of this bunker in winning the fight against German U-boats. A self-guided tour takes you around the subterranean complex, which has been restored to look as it did during the conflict. Photos and information displays distributed throughout provide additional context to the historical place. Please be aware that there are lots of stairs, and the attraction may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties. Plan your Western Approaches - Liverpool War Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Liverpool using our Liverpool trip itinerary planner .
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  • We came to Liverpool early to ensure we had time to visit this museum. This afternoon we walked there to find it closed. There was a handwritten note stating it was closed for refurbishment until mid-...  more »
  • Very under-publicised attraction in the centre of Liverpool. Cost just £6 each and we spent a very interesting hour looking around some of the WWII command rooms beneath the city. Left as they were at...  more »
  • Fascinating for us as one parent had worked in the plotting room during the war. But overall the explanations were very limited - for example how were messages decoded and transmitted; who were the pe...  more »
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  • I took a party of 12 adults. Everyone agreed it was a fascinating look back into history. People who review saying it took 15 minutes obviously never stopped to look at the many rooms or read the masses of interesting information! A really good visit.
  • Tried to come here the past 4 Saturday's with my girlfriend as it's fairly local and I'm very into my war history. It's never open.
  • A wonderful museum that preserves the Western Approaches Command Headquarters from WW II.
  • Little known gem. A must for WW2 buffs.
  • Really interesting insight into the second world war.

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