Local museums and galleries

Wirral Council is responsible for two Accredited Museum venues and a substantial collection of many thousand objects dating from prehistoric times to the present day. In addition, our museums and galleries hold exciting and vibrant events and exhibitions which are open to the public.

Wirral Museums' Mission Statement

"To make the exploration of Wirral’s Life and History an interesting and entertaining experience, accessible to all sections of society."

Key Aims

  • To collect items of local, regional, national and international importance to reflect Wirral’s life and history, and to place that in a meaningful context
  • To encourage and enable access to museums collections by all sections of society
  • To ensure the on-going development of the learning opportunities within the Museums Service
  • To continue to develop the sites and venues of the Museums Service through an on-going capital investment programme and to secure external investment
  • To attract visitors and tourists to Wirral through the promotion of the Museums Service

Wirral is also home to other museums and venues hosting a wide variety of arts and heritage events.