After soaking up the atmosphere in your fabulous city centre hotel, Hard Days Night Hotel, set off on a Beatles adventure of a lifetime, starting with the world famous Beatles Story attraction, where you will discover how 4 young lads from Liverpool went on to become the greatest band in the world. All visitors to the Beatles Story will be provided with a free Living History Audio Guide, narrated by John Lennon's sister, Julia, in a choice of 8 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Spanish.
After you've experienced the magic of the Beatles at Albert Dock, head to the attraction's second home at Pier Head, where you'll find spectacular new exhibitions and the amazing Fab4D Experience. The most recent addition to the site's special exhibitions was launched at the beginning of October 2011.'Elvis and Us' is a multimedia, interactive experience filled with music, video and artefacts of both Elvis and The Beatles. This unique, first-of-its-kind exhibition allows visitors to experience the power of both Elvis and The Beatles along with their explosive impact on music and popular culture. The exhibit explores the influence of The King of Rock ‘n' Roll on John Lennon and the early Beatles. Included are scores of amazing Elvis artefacts that have never before been seen outside of Elvis Presley's Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee.
Take some time to relax and reflect at Chavasse Park, the jewel in the crown of Liverpool ONE's new development providing a perfect oasis of calm in the heart of the city, home of the new Peace and Harmony European Peace Monument dedicated to John Lennon celebrating his life, his music and his global message of peace
No visit to Liverpool would be complete without taking your own 'Ferry Cross the Mersey'. The 50 minute River Explorer Cruise on the iconic Mersey Ferry, so synonymous with the city of Liverpool, offers fantastic views of the World Heritage Waterfront and is complete with a fascinating commentary about the region's history and spectacular landmarks.
Take a fascinating Magical Mystery Tour to discover the amazing story of how the Fab Four came to be. You'll see the Beatles' childhood homes as well as the places that inspired some of their most memorable songs, like Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields
Spend the evening enjoying live music at the world's most famous rock and roll club, The Cavern, where The Beatles played 292 times and were first spotted by their future manager, Brian Epstein, during one of their lunchtime sessions
Be sure to make time during your stay to visit the exciting new Museum of Liverpool. Opened in July 2011, this wonderful attraction is located in a spectacular position next to the Beatles Story Pier Head site. The galleries & exhibits in the museum will focus on four main themes: Liverpool's port, its creative and sporting history (including the story of The Beatles and the dramatic histories of the city’s football teams), its people and its global significance.
PLAN YOUR VISIT TO FEATURED ATTRACTIONS
The Beatles Story is open 7 days a week, every day apart from 25/26 December
1 April to 31 October: 9am to 7pm (last admission 5pm)
1 November to 31 March: 10am to 6pm (last admission 5pm)
The Beatles Story's new site is situated at the Pier Head in the new Mersey Ferries Terminal Building. The special exhibitions including Elvis & Us and the Fab4D Experience situated at the Pier Head are included in your combined Beatles story ticket which is valid for 48 hours.
A shuttle bus is available to take you from Albert Dock to Pier Head, which can also be reached on foot in just ten minutes.
The Magical Mystery Tour departs from the Albert Dock daily at 2.30pm. From 01/01/12 new departure time will be 2.00pm
WHEN YOU ARE SUBMITTING YOUR BOOKING DETAILS, PLEASE INDICATE WHICH DAY YOU WOULD LIKE US TO BOOK YOUR MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR. IF A PREFERENCE IS NOT STATED, WE WILL BOOK THE TOUR FOR DAY OF ARRIVAL
Tours last 2 hours and finish at the legendary Cavern Club in Mathew Street, present your ticket for general admission* either straight after your tour or later on in the evening.
The Cavern Club is open daily from 10.30am. There's live music Monday to Thursday from 3.30pm and Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 2.30pm. The Clubs resident artists and bands play everything from The Beatles and The Kinks to The Rolling Stones and Oasis. Your ticket includes general admission and evening shows.
(*Please note, special events staged in the Cavern Live Lounge are not included in your general admission ticket and will incur an additional charge)
The Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruises depart hourly daily from the 3 terminals listed below and your return ticket allows you to break your journey at any one of them:
Seacombe Ferry Terminal (Wirral)
For Spaceport, including the Wallace & Gromit in Space exhibition, plus Play Planet for young children.
Woodside Ferry Terminal (Wirral)
For U-boat Story - real World War 2 German submarine exhibition.
Pier Head Ferry Terminal (Liverpool)
For the Beatles Story including the Fab4D Experience
The Museum of Liverpool is open daily from 10:00am to 05:00pm