Ticket to Ride with the Beatles in Liverpool

Submerging myself in the world of the Beatles on this weekend’s trip to Liverpool was probably the most sheer fun of any outing I’ve had so far.

IMG_4884

If I’d had more than just a few more hours in Liverpool, I would have loved to get a taste of the dozen impressive museums in Liverpool, or take the full Beatles tour around the city, but I spent my scant time well at the Beatles Experience at Albert Dock.

IMG_4863 IMG_4913

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After queueing up in drizzling rain (which was actually good fun, because Beatles songs were playing while we waited), I got to go through the Beatles Story, a complete history of The Beatles with replicas of all the famous sites, from the Casbah and the Cavern Club to a bar in Hamburg, the inside of the Yellow Submarine, and pictures of iconic moments like Abbey Road.

IMG_4882 IMG_4880 IMG_4878 IMG_4869 IMG_4888

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And, of course, Beatles music was playing everywhere. It was really cool, and I can hardly think of a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

IMG_4893

Advertisements

One comment

  1. […] a big shopping district, a rich history of both immigration and the Mersey Beat groups– The Beatles being the most famous– and scads of free museums to see, it’s little wonder I […]

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: