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Viking Exhibition !

Fascinating exhibition of Viking paraphernalia all presnted in glass cases and other forms. There... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chas K
Southport, United Kingdom
Day trip

Fantastic place to visit wandered around the exhibitions which provided us with lots of local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fiona W
Southport, United Kingdom
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Love theatre, film, music, comedy and exhibitions? Then you'll love The Atkinson. The museum Between Land and Sea: 10,000 years of Sefton's Coast with the permanent exhibition Discover Ancient Egypt featuring The Goodison Collection means Sefton...more
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Cambridge Hall Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fascinating exhibition of Viking paraphernalia all presnted in glass cases and other forms. There was people dressed in Viking attire who told stories and poems !

Thank Chas K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to visit wandered around the exhibitions which provided us with lots of local knowledge despite having lived in Southport for many years I did not know much about its history and the people that lived here.staff where in hand for any questions they...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the volunteers at this place look on the brink of death. give them something to do for crying out loud!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the Atkinson is a great place to visit - it has loads of information about the area plus museum and café, library - worth a visit

Thank Bubblesbombbomb
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit last week (July 18) as i saw the Viking advertisements outside. Was disappointed when told that you had to pay to see the Viking exhibition as it had been put on by a private company.... There is an Egyptian exhibition on upstairs along...More

Thank Ivor T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there to view the Viking Exhibition. I found it well laid out, beautifully presented and very informative. I appreciated the staff being in close vicinity and give a bit more back ground information when asked without being overbearing

Thank Freda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great venue to visit. The galleries are fascinating and the shop sells eclectic things and the cafe sells good homemade things. Centrally located and well worth taking the time.

Thank HeafR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The building itself is so beautiful and the architecture of it magnificent! Walking through the entrance, the inside is nicely arranged, with a lovely little giftshop to the left and cafe' (phone does not have the French grammar particle...) to the right. I bought two...More

Thank Marishious
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

its a good place n has a great libarey and has alot of exibations abt local history and its amazing when they have attractions on ie hallowen ,xmas etc and they have just done a viking one which was good and has a nice little...More

Thank rebeccahampson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Atkinson has , like the new Storyhouse in Chester, a library, theatre and a cafe. There is space for a local art show, and on the first floor, an interesting exhibition of Viking artefacts, and history .It’s a fascinating reminder about how the culture...More

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26 April 2018|
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Response from LiverpoolFCReds | Reviewed this property |
Only for blue badge holders, otherwise there are a few carparks within walking distance available.
Anne G
28 June 2017|
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Response from The_Atkinson | Property representative |
Yes. The front door automatically open, we have disabled toilets and a lift to all floors. A full access statement is on our website.
2 January 2017|
Response from The_Atkinson | Property representative |
HI Yes the exhibition is on from 10am - 4pm ( last entry 3.30pm)