This list of museums in Merseyside, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
British Lawnmower Museum Image needed LHB Southport Sefton Agriculture website, vintage lawnmowers
Merseyside Fire Service Museum Image needed LHB Waterloo Sefton Firefightin website, open by appointment
Merseyside Maritime Museum Merseyside Maritime Museum Liverpool Liverpool Maritime Shipping, trade, local ties to the RMS Titanic, RMS Lusitania and RMS Empress of Ireland, Battle of the Atlantic, life at sea, smuggling and contraband gallery
Museum of Liverpool Museum of Liverpool 04-01-2010 (01) Liverpool Liverpool Multiple New museum to opened in 2011, city's history, culture and social history, art, costumes, decorative art
North West Museum of Road Transport Image needed LHB St Helens St Helens Transportation Vintage buses, also classic cars, trucks and fire engines
Prescot Museum Prescot Museum - - 42744 Prescot Knowsley Local website, local history, culture, clock and watch making industry, pottery manufacture, cable making and mining
Shore Road Pumping Station Shore Road Pumping Station Birkenhead Birkenhead Wirral Technolog Currently closed, Victorian pumping station with steam operated beam engine
Western Approaches - Liverpool War Museum Western Approaches plaque Liverpool Liverpool Liverpool Military Restored bunker of the major operational command of the Royal Navy during World War II
Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre Williamson's Tunnels Plates Liverpool Liverpool History Early 19th century network of tunnels and exhibits about their builder
Wirral Transport Museum Wirral Transport Museum, Taylor Street, Birkenhead - - 1433360 Birkenhead Wirral Transportation Displays of buses, trams, cars, motorbikes and motor accessories, and a model railway layout

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  1. King's Regiment Museum Collection, Army Museum Ogilby Trust, accessed 5/6/10
  2. Liverpool Scottish Museum Trust, accessed 5/6/10
  3. Wirral Museum, "now closed to the public", public access by appointment only, Accessed 5/4/10
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