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Very interesting with details of Lord Lever's life & what he did for his employees at his soap... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Meryl R
Well worth a visit

A friend recommended this museum to us and I am pleased she did. If you have an interest in social... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue P
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The perfect place to begin your journey exploring this historic garden village. The Museum tells the story of industrialist William Lever and how he created a high quality village to house the workers at his soap factory. The story of the village is...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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23 King Georges Drive | Port Sunlight Village Trust, Port Sunlight CH62 5DX, England
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All reviews the lady lever art gallery next door well worth a visit lord lever war memorial tea room soap factory minute film beautiful village visit port model village garden centre factory workers coach trip across the road interesting place to visit lord and lady
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting with details of Lord Lever's life & what he did for his employees at his soap factory - with m,any photos plus a film - situated just beside the Lady Lever Art Gallery. This one did have an entrance fee -m then there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Meryl R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended this museum to us and I am pleased she did. If you have an interest in social history then you will enjoy this museum. It tells the story of a real visionary, William Lever, who built the village for his workers, providing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sue P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although I had heard of Port Sunlight we had never visited it. I was fascinated by the whole experience. The workers who came here must have thought they had gone to heaven!! The beautiful houses they lived in with bathrooms bedrooms kitchens and beautiful gardens...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting place to visit, the charge for the museum in September 2019 was £4.50 per adult, higher than the information on the intranet, but the ticket is valid for 12 months. The museum is small and of interest, but across the road is the art...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sharont890
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent several fascinating hours one afternoon in Port Sunlight discovering the remarkable story of industrialist William Lever. He employed 30 architects to construct a model community for his employees - then limited the employee's work day to ensure that they led...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by my friend who's a tour director for a highly reputable coach operator, I found Port Sunlight a very tame experience compared to a site like Beamish. This is not to take away from the commendable achievements of its founder, a socialist philanthropist whose...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank dringothegringo
Reviewed 29 January 2019

What a forward thinking man to have created Port Sunlight. Excellent displays and video in the museum

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jean M
Reviewed 7 December 2018

We were staying in a hotel less than a mile from Port Sunlight and, after finding that it had a museum, decided it would be a good way to spend an hour before heading home. However we were there over 3 hours because it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LichfieldBoy
Reviewed 18 November 2018

What a place, the foresight that built this was way ahead of its time, similar to the Cadbury's village and Soltaire ,North Yorkshire and a pleasure to spend time there, architecturally impressive particularly the attention to detail regarding workers cottages etc it's a shame such...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nick G
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Port Sunlight is a place of exceptional interest and the museum is worth a visit on it's own. To walk round the rest of the village is amazing, it is well kept and very nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Barbara B
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Dogs aren’t allowed in the museum or workers cottage but can be walked all around the village.
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