Experience the legacy of John, Paul, George and Ringo at the Beatles Story, the world's leading attraction dedicated to the Fab 4.

• Explore the main exhibition at Albert Dock.

• British Invasion and Beatles Hidden Gallery included.

• 'Living History' audio guide by Julian Lennon included.

• E-tickets are sent straight to your mobile device.


About The Beatles Story:

The Beatles Story is the world’s leading permanent attraction dedicated to the lives and times of The Beatles. It's based over two locations - the Albert Dock and Pier Head - on the UNESCO World Heritage site on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront. See exhibitions, exclusive memorabilia and interactive discovery zones. Fun for the family and Fab Four fans alike!

today Season:

  • All Year Round, Daily | Except December 25 and 26.

headset Commentary:

  • Digital Audio Guides: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Polish, Chinese and Portuguese.

place Address:

  • Britannia Vaults, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD.

schedule Opening Hours:

Albert Dock (April 1 - October 31):

  • Exhibition: 09:00 to 19:00 (last admission 18:00)
  • Shop: 09:00 to 19:30
  • Cafe: 09:00 to 19:00

Albert Dock (November 1 - March 31):

  • Exhibition: 10:00 to 18:00 (last admission 17:00)
  • Shop: 10:00 to 18:00
  • Cafe: 10:00 to 18:00

Pier Head (April 1 - October 31):

  • Exhibition: 10:00 to 19:00 (last admission 18:00)
  • Shop: 10:00 to 19:00
  • Cafe: 09:00 to 19:00

Pier Head (November 1 - March 31):

  • Exhibition: 10:00 to 18:00
  • Shop: 10:00 to 18:00
  • Cafe: 10:00 to 18:00

Beatles Story Exhibitions:

At the Albert Dock, guests will be transported on the incredible journey of four young lads from Liverpool, who were propelled to the dizzy heights of worldwide fame and fortune to become the greatest band of all time - from their Liverpool childhood, through the early days of the band, to world domination and on to their solo careers.

Find out how the Fab Four met, go behind-the-scenes at the famous Abbey Road Studios and take an underwater trip on the Yellow Submarine! Hang out at the Casbah Coffee Club or explore the stunning replica of the Cavern Club.

The Discovery Zone:

Also based at the Albert Dock is the Beatles Story’s very own interactive educational resource, the Discovery Zone, which is an area designed around kids and lets them get hands-on with various instruments and interactive Beatles-themed activities. With a host of activities linked to the National Curriculum, kids will be shown the basics of creating their own music and can even apply their creative minds to art and writing, all the while learning about the life and legacy of the Beatles.

The British Invasion:

Based at Pier Head and co-curated by the GRAMMYS Museum in LA, the British Invasion tells the story of how The Beatles opened the gateway for 1960 beat groups to conquer America. This special exhibition contains original memorabilia from some of the greatest artists to come out of the US and UK. Key features include Keith Moon’s drumkit, BB King’s 'Lucille' Gibson and James Brown’s Jumpsuit. Keep an eye out for performance photographs of bands that have never been seen in any other public venue. Interactive experiences include a musical roots map of Great Britain, a video history booth and exclusive digital drum lessons recorded by Ringo Starr.

The Hidden Gallery:

See a rare collection of photographs snapped by photographer Paul Berriff during the Beatles' 1963-64 tour with Helen Shapiro. The 38 shots depicting rehearsals and relaxed off stage moments had remained forgotten in Paul's attic for almost 50 years before being handed to the Beatles Story. They can now be viewed in all their glory at the 'Hidden Gallery', and can even be purchased as prints at the onsite Fab4 Store.

Fab4 Store:

Both the Albert Dock and Pier Head sites contain a Fab4 Store where you can select your purchases from a wonderful range of Beatles-themed music, books, clothing and gifts.

In addition to Beatles-themed goods, The Fab4 Store, Pier Head sells merchandise based on artists featured within the British Invasion.

Fab4 Café:

Both sites also contain a Fab4 Café, where guests can unwind and refresh with a range of hot and cold food and drinks. Both cafes offer WiFi and are brought to life with Beatles-themed artistry.

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Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

After completing your purchase you will receive a ticket voucher immediately via email.

Please either PRINT or present this on a MOBILE DEVICE and take it to the priority entry queue (Albert Dock Building; Britannia Vaults, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD). It will serve as your pass to access The Beatles Story and all of the other fun attractions.


• Carers receive free admission upon production of ID.

• Young children aged 0-4 years get free access to the Beatles Story.


The Beatles Story is accessible to those who use wheelchairs, pushchairs and hearing loops. Large print guides are available onsite and guide dogs are permitted in all areas except The Fab4D Experience.


• Full refunds can be provided for cancellation requests notified at least 24 hours in advance of the activity start time.

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