Feb 7 – 11, 2022
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Excursion options - Wednesday afternoon

The 5th FCC Physics Workshop will now take place online only - please do not travel to Liverpool. The information below is kept to show the original plans.

Participants will be offered to take part in one of the excursions listed below to find out more about the Liverpool region and its history. The excursions will take place on Wednesday afternoon, 9th February 2022.

Museum of Liverpool

The Museum of Liverpool reflects the city's global significance through its unique geography, history and culture. Visitors can explore how the port, its people, their creative and sporting history have shaped the city. Our amazing collections, span more than 10,000 years of Merseyside's history, including social and community history, archaeology, the King's Regiment and transport. 

Website: https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/museum-of-liverpool  

Maritime Museum 

The Maritime Museum is at the heart of Liverpool's waterfront in the Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, which celebrates its 175th anniversary in 2021. Exhibitions such as ‘Live on Board gallery’, ‘Titanic and Liverpool’ and ‘The Old Dock tour’ give the visitor a chance to discover Liverpool’s seafaring past and to find out more about life at sea. 

Website: https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime-museum 

Walker Art Gallery 

The Walker Art Gallery is the national gallery of the North. For 130 years it has housed Liverpool’s most outstanding art collection. Many of the gallery’s most important works have been on display in the city for nearly 200 years. 
The history of the gallery and its collection reflects the people of Liverpool’s commitment to and appreciation of the arts. It also illustrates the generosity of the city’s leaders in ensuring public access to such works. Here you can find out more about the Walker’s long history and how it came to be one of the country’s greatest galleries. On show are beautiful paintings, sculpture and decorative art from the 13th century to the present day. 

Website: https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker-art-gallery 

British Music Experience 

Discover the ultimate history of British rock & pop music - With over 600 artefacts on display in Liverpool's iconic Cunard Building. From the Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Bowie to The Spice Girls, Oasis, Adele and X-Factor, the BME boasts an unrivalled collection of memorabilia, stage outfits, instruments, images and footage. 
It charts the beginnings, rise and influence of British pop from 1945 to the present day. We’ve got outfits worn by artists from Freddie Mercury and Dusty Springfield, to the Spice Girls, Adam Ant and Little Mix and musical instruments played by some of the world’s most renowned artists from Noel Gallagher to the Sex Pistols. 
We even have hand written song lyrics from Adele, the original statues from the Brits and the Apple Corp front door from Saville Row. The Museum includes galleries, interactive zones, audio visual experiences and hologram performances. You can get hands-on in the Gibson Interactive Studio by learning to play guitar, drums or keyboards and dance your way through the eras in our Dance the Decades studio. 

Website: https://www.britishmusicexperience.com/ 

The Beatles Story Museum 

Be transported on an incredible immersive journey as we tell the story of how four young lads from Liverpool were propelled to the dizzy heights of fame and fortune from their humble childhood beginnings. 
Replicas of the Casbah, Mathew Street, Abbey Road Studios and The Cavern authentically capture the early '60s, allowing you to personally experience the very places that helped make The Beatles the greatest band in the world. 
Hear the story unfold through our complimentary ‘Living History’ audio guides, which are available in twelve different languages (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Polish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese and Korean). With special exhibitions, authentic memorabilia and exclusive photographs, there's all this and much more at this award-winning attraction. 

Website: https://www.beatlesstory.com/

Silent Disco Adventure

Music is the blood of Liverpool. It seeps from the souls of Scousers, flows into the River Mersey, thunders out to sea… and changes the world!

Silent Adventures invites you on a unique roaming riot of revelry around the sound soaked streets of the music capital of the UK. Expect all your inhibitions to evaporate away as you don our hi-tech headsets and bust some swinging grooves while our Silent Adventure host takes you on a one hour tour of this amazing City. You’ll never look at Liverpool, or yourself, in the same way again!

Website: https://silentadventures.co.uk/liverpool/


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