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Prices & opening times

Opening times

If you are planning a trip to our exhibition and you have a physical disability or somebody attending with you has a physical disability, then please visit our Accessibility page.

The Beatles Story is open every day from Monday to Sunday (excluding 25th & 26th December).

Albert Dock Winter Opening Hours*
(1 November — 31 March)
10am to 5pm
(last admission 5pm)
Albert Dock Summer Opening Hours
(1 April — 31 October)
9am to 5pm
(last admission 5pm)
Pier Head Winter Opening Hours *
(1 November — 31 March)
9am to 5pm
(last admission 5pm)
Pier Head Summer Opening Hours
(1 April — 31 October)
10am to 7pm
(last admission 7pm)

*Please note the exhibition will be CLOSED on Christmas Day and Boxing Day - 25th and 26th December.


Tickets can be pre-purchased online (up to midnight the day prior to your visit).  This option is recommended as pre-booked tickets offer visitors access to the fast-track queue at the Beatles Story.  Tickets can also be purchased at admissions on the day of your visit.

There are three ticket options available.

Ultimate Experience Ticket (PRICES UNTIL 31.08.14 - SEE DETAILS BELOW)
(incl. The Beatles Story Exhibition, Elvis and Us Exhibition, Discovery Zone and Fab 4D Experience)
Adults £15.95
Concession (students and 60+) £12.00
Children (aged 5-16 years) £7.00
Fab 4 Experience (PRICES UNTIL 31.08.14 - SEE DETAILS BELOW)
(incl. The Beatles Story Exhibition, Discovery Zone and Fab 4D Experience)
Adults £12.95
Concession (students and 60+) £9.50
Children (aged 5-16 years) £7.00

Family saver tickets are also available on both tickets. Children 5 and under are free of charge.

Elvis and Us (CLOSES 31.08.14 - SEE DETAILS BELOW)
(incl. Elvis and Us Exhibition and Fab 4D Experience)
Tickets £6.00

N.B: 'Elvis and Us' tickets are only available at Pier Head.

(incl. Fab 4D Experience)
Tickets £3.00

Please note all quoted rates inc VAT and are subject to change (from October 2014) and we offer a discount on admission rates for groups of 10 or more people.  

The Ultimate Ticket is available for a limited time only (until 31.08.14 when the Elvis and Us exhibition will close).  Between 01.09.14 and 15.10.14 the Fab4 Experience ONLY ticket will be available and 'The Beatles Story' ticket incorporating our new The British Invasion exhibition (opening October 16th 2014) will commence from 16th October 2014.  Tickets can be pre-booked in advance online (pre-booked tickets allow access to the fast-track queue at the main entrance) or purchased on the entrance on the day (subject to availability).  Please note that during peak times (June - August, school/bank holidays and cruise ship visits) we experience high visitor levels and queues for both pre-booked and general admissions are highly likely.  If you are visiting the attraction during these times, we recommend that you avoid our peak times of 11am to 3pm.  Please note that pre-booked group bookings will take precedence in the fast-track queue.  

Tesco Days Out Vouchers:
Please note, that we accept Tesco Days Out vouchers as payment towards a 'Fab4 Experience' ticket only. An upgrade fee of £3 will be charged if an 'Ultimate' ticket is preferred. Please note that online reservations for Tesco Days Out Vouchers are not permitted, the vouchers will only be applicable through general admission on the day and cannot be accepted along with any other promotion or offer.

Group bookings:
To make a group booking for parties of 10 or more, please email Alternatively please call our Groups Welcome Officer, Charlotte Martin on 0151 709 1963.

Student/Senior Citizen Concessions:
Studentsover the age of 16 who present a valid Student ID card or Senior Citizens with proof of age are eligible for the concessionary rate.

Carers Concession:
Carers get in free of charge with production of valid ID.

Accessibilty:  Please visit our accessibilty page for more information.  Please note that we are currently having problems with our lift and it is out of action.  We are accessible to wheel chair users who can get out of their wheel chair in the event of a fire evacuation and we are in the process of seeking landlord and local building planning approval.