National Conservation Centre

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National Museums Liverpool's award-winning Conservation Centre is the first national conservation centre in the UK, and the only one of its kind open to the public. Housed in the former Midland Railway Goods Depot (built in the 1870s) on Queen Square in the heart of Liverpool, the centre was opened by HRH The Prince of Wales in 1996.

Further information

Opening Hours:

10am-5pm daily, except Christmas Day and New Years Day. Closed: Christmas Day and New Years Day.


Free admission to all events and exhibitions

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Restaurant
  • Shop


  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • General audio-guide available
  • Guided tours
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available

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