World heritage city with musical history Start your trip to Liverpool with a visit to the impressive waterfront Museum of Liverpool to find out all about the history of this fascinating city. The Merseyside Maritime Museum and the International Slavery Museum are located in Albert Docks, one of the UK's most popular tourist destinations. Part of the UNESCO Heritage site, the docks are also home to the Tate Liverpool and tale of the Famous Four, the Beatles Story. There are plenty of Beatles-related things to do, such a Magical Mystery Tour or visit to John Lennon's childhood home. The Good Hotel Guide even has a hotel themed around the Beatles, right next to the Cavern Club, their early haunt. Other choices include a contemporary hotel with views off the legendary Mersey ferry. The city has fine shopping facilities and a great arts and culture scene. The Victoria Gallery and Arts Museum has a diverse arts collection and the World Museum has treasures from around the world, live creatures and the chance to explore space. Football fans can also visit the grounds of Liverpool and Everton and find out about the clubs' past. If you are interested in exploring the area around Liverpool, see our recommendations of hotels within two hours of Liverpool.