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We were lucky enough to be at the opening day of the newly built and furbished 'Museum of Liverpool' opened in July2011

 

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Museum of Liverpool entrance with the 'Three Graces' on the right

 

View of the 'Three Graces' from the upper floor of Museum of Liverpool

 

Museum of Liverpool:  Some lively 'Liver Bird' figures on stilts at the opening 'festivities'!

 

Museum of Liverpool: I remember as a child an exciting trip on the 'Liverpool Overhead Railway' - quite a view of the then very busy dock system

 

Museum of Liverpool: The spiral staircase.

 

Museum of Liverpool: The painting the 'Irish Emigrants Entering Liverpool' by David Jacques in 1990.

 

Museum of Liverpool: 'The Builder' and 'The Architect' from Gerard Gardens. Liverpool Sculptor George Herbert Tyson Smith made these relief sculptures for the Gerard Gardens flats. They represent an architect and a builder carrying a hod of bricks and were saved from destruction when the flats were demolished in 1987.

 

Museum of Liverpool: There are many fine displays of the social history of Liverpool.

 

Museum of Liverpool: The 'mural landscape' of Liverpool proved a popular attraction.

Nearly a clear picture! Ben Johnson's 'Liverpool Cityscape'?

 

Museum of Liverpool: Ben Johnson's Liverpool Cityscape has inspired some Liverpool community groups and individuals to create this display.

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Museum of Liverpool: The Beatles and their Liverpudlian musical heritage are bound to figure somewhere in the museum!

 

Museum of Liverpool: The artwork-sculpture called 'Wish You where here' by John Cinch in 1984.

 

Museum of Liverpool: 'Ripples of Creativity' from 2010, graffiti artwork created by youth groups on the themes of creativity and culture in Liverpool.

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Museum of Liverpool: The Grand National horse race at the famous Aintree Racecourse.

 

Museum of Liverpool:  lambnana sculpture outside the entrance with a very young admirer

 

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