British Music Experience

Activity code: BME

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  • Discover the story of British music through the ages with costumes, instruments and performance
  • See famous outfits worn by stars past and present including Freddie Mercury and the Spice Girls
  • Get involved with the interactive experience and learn how to play a musical instrument with the best music equipment available
  • Enjoy memorabilia from world-famous artists including a hand-written set list from Adele
  • Test out the vocal booth and feel like you’re a star in the Dance The Decades Studio
  • Enjoy a free audio guide throughout your experience


Discover the very best of British music through the ages at the fascinating British music experience! Whatever your age, whatever genre you’re into and whoever your favourite artist is – there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

You’ll get the extra special chance of seeing over 600 pieces of memorabilia including outfits worn by musical superstars including Freddie Mercury, Dusty Springfield, the Spice Girls, Adam Ant and previous X Factor finalists! As if this wasn’t enough, you’ll also get to see some of the most famous musicians of all time’s instruments such as Noel Gallagher and the Sex Pistols guitars.

No one represents current British music more than 100 million record-selling Adele and you’ll have the opportunity to see her handwritten set list from her first tour, alongside original Brit Award statues. You’ll also find the authentic Saville Row Apple Corp front door, made famous by the Beatles.

After discovering the many costumes, instruments and other fascinating memorabilia, it will be your chance to be a superstar for the day! Have the opportunity to learn a musical instrument using the best music equipment available in the Gibson Studio– the drum kit awaits! There’s also a vocal booth for you to test your vocal range and a dance studio to dance through decades of British music!

At the end of your British Music Experience, you can explore the exclusive variety of gifts, clothing, books and memorabilia and have time to grab a snack at the Star Cafe.
This is a simply unmissable look into British Music through the ages!
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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour

  • Entry ticket

What's Excluded in the tour

  • Audio Guide
  • Food and drink
Please Note:
  • Audio guide is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin, Polish and British Sign Language visuals.
  • You are welcome to purchase an audio guide on arrival, subject to availability.
  • You must redeem your voucher at: British Music Experience Reception – Cunard Building, Pier Head, Water Street, Liverpool, L3 1DS
1st January to 31st March

Open Thursday – Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm, with last trade entry at 2:45pm (Closed on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday)

Please note that last entry is 90 minutes before closing and the cafe closes 30 minutes before closing.

Planned Closures
  • 24th– 26th December 2020
  • 31st December 2020
  • 1st January 2021
Location: British Music Experience Reception - Cunard Building, Liverpool, Merseyside L3 1DS, United Kingdom