Experience two iconic Liverpool attractions and save with our combination ticket for Mersey Ferries and The Beatles Story!

Create lots of happy memories with your friends and family on this day trip which includes two iconic Liverpool experiences, a River Explorer Cruise and a visit to The Beatles Story.

Mersey Ferries River Explorer Cruise 

Set sail on a 50-minute Mersey Ferries River Explorer Cruise from Pier Head or Seacombe Ferry Terminal and see Liverpool’s historic and picturesque waterfront with our ultimate sightseeing cruise. It’s perfect for visitors new to the city and born and bred Scousers!

#DidYouKnow that The Beatles performed four times on The Royal Iris at The Cavern Club’s famous Riverboat Shuffle Cruises in 1961 and 1962?

Learn more fascinating facts about Mersey Ferries connection to The Beatles, explore tales from Liverpool’s maritime past, find out how the ferries played their part during a daring raid in the First World War and hear more about the city's rich musical heritage from the expert recorded commentary, which plays throughout the cruise.

The Beatles Story

Located just a short scenic walk from Liverpool Gerry Marsden (Pier Head) Ferry Terminal is The Beatles Story exhibition at The Royal Albert Dock.

Travel back to 1960s Liverpool and beyond on an immersive journey through the lives of the world’s greatest band at The Beatles Story, Royal Albert Dock. Walk through replicas of key locations and moments from the band’s career including Hamburg, The Cavern Club and Abbey Road Studios.

The Beatles Story features an impressive collection of fascinating authentic memorabilia including George Harrison’s first guitar, John Lennon’s last piano, Ringo Starr’s drum kit, rare album sleeves, never-before-seen photography and original handwritten lyrics.

The attraction’s Discovery Zone offers fun craft activities for children of all ages at weekends and school holidays.

Book online with Mersey Ferries and get maximum flexibility on when you visit!

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Save with our Combination Ticket Prices
Prices valid from 1 April 2024 

Adult  £28.50
Child (5 -15 yrs) £15.50
Infant (under 5s)  Free
Concession (Over 60s and student card holders) £23.50


Visitor Information & Ticket Validity

Your tickets include entrance to The Beatles Story and a River Explorer Cruise. Online ticket(s) can be used on a date and time of your choice allowing you maximum flexibility. Your ticket(s) are valid for 12 months from date of purchase as per our T&Cs. You do not need to show your ferry ticket(s) at the ticket desk, saving you time! Our staff at the entry gate will verify you ticket(s) on boarding. The Beatles Story can be visited on the day of your cruise or the following day. The Beatles Story is located at Britannia Vaults, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AD. Please check The Beatles Story for opening times and T&Cs: www.beatlesstory.com

Tickets can also be purchased on the day at the ferry terminals - please note we only accept card payments. 

Wheelchair access


The main lift has size restrictions for certain wheelchairs and there are restrictions on how many wheelchairs are allowed into the exhibition at any one time. Please call in advance of your visit on 0151 705 6621 for further advice on these restrictions.