Landmarks

Cains Brewery

Cains Brewery

Robert Cain, an Irish immigrant, starting brewing in Liverpool at the age of 24. He quickly became famous throughout the city for the outstanding quality of his beer. By the time of his death in 1907 he had commissioned 200 public houses in the city and Cains brewery had expanded

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The Lyceum

The Lyceum

The Lyceum was a gentlemen's club in Bold Street, which also housed Europe's first lending library. Founded by members of the Liverpool Literary and Philosophical Society. This included several of Liverpool's abolitionists, notably William Roscoe, who wanted to establish an alternative meeting place to the often rowdy merchants coffee houses. It was

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Athenaeum

Athenaeum

The Athenaeum was founded in 1797. It was designed as a meeting place where gentlemen could exchange ideas in surroundings that reflected their high status. Just like the Lyceum club, this may well be a reflection of the desire to avoid the rowdy establishments frequented by people involved in the slave

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Liverpool Town Hall

Liverpool Town Hall

Liverpool Town hall was completed in 1754, paid for by wealthy merchants of the city. Around the dome on its slate roof are four clocks flanked by lions and unicorns and on top is a statue of Minerva, the Roman Goddess of wisdom and protector of cities. At the north

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The Albert Dock

Liverpool’s World Heritage status waterfront and The Albert Dock stands testament to the history of Liverpool as a thriving port. The Old Dock boasted the first integrated docking system in the world, a series of locks and floodgates which allowed ships to be loaded and unloaded even at low tide.

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