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Very interesting

What a wonderful man Mr Lever was, and what foresight he had. He set up this wonderful village for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jacandhow
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Interesting visit.

Just love Port Sunlight and will definitely visit again. The museum is very interesting, Guving... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lpoollady
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Coquitlam, Canada
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Although the museum is fascinating they charge extra for a map of the site which I think should be included in the price. Also the coffee shop was closed which was a real let down especially at 1 o’clock on a Thursday afternoon.

Thank alysonasmall
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a wonderful man Mr Lever was, and what foresight he had. He set up this wonderful village for his workers, he had harsh rules, but he did look after the workers, building nice houses for them, giving them a job, and of course making...More

Thank Jacandhow
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just love Port Sunlight and will definitely visit again. The museum is very interesting, Guving great insite to the villages and it’s history. Will definitely visit again.

Thank lpoollady
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy and inexpensive to get to by train from Liverpool (or Chester) this is a great half day visit. We arrived before 10am so took a stroll around the village, an Arts and Crafts gem, we scarcely put our cameras down! The museum itself, though...More

Thank novembereileen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On concession, we entered for a £4.00 admission fee each - and it was worth every penny. The history of Port Sunlight and its construction around the soap-manufacturing industry fascinated us no end. The Lever family was away ahead of its time investing in their...More

Thank ROLAND O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Put Port Sunlight Village on your itinerary if you are in the Liverpool or Chester areas. The village was created by an enlightened factory owner William Hesketh Lever with a variety of architectural properties, one of which is open to the public together with a...More

Thank Foggyphil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really loved this museum. The 20 minute video about Lord Lever and the workers' village is really interesting and a good way to start your visit. Its informative and in an interesting format to watch. The whole museum is very well laid out and...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Make sure that you take time out to watch the very interesting film (about 15 mins long) based on the life of the founders - the Levers. Plenty to see and educate yourself on the life and principles of this amazing man.

Thank Boatyman
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We had really intended visiting the Lady Lever Gallery, but were tempted in here instead. So glad we were. This is, quite simply, one of the best little museums I've been to. For around £10, you get admission for two adults, including a walking map...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I visited Port Sunlight village with my friend. I have often passed the interesting buildings, but had never visited. I wasn't disappointed - it was a delight. We went to the museum and enjoyed the short film show. It was reasonably priced and once we...More

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Barbara B
28 September 2018|
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Response from Jon2512 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you ring them. They are very helpful. Best of luck! Cheers. Jon
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Marilyn S
4 April 2018|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
Dogs aren’t allowed in the museum or workers cottage but can be walked all around the village.
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Response from Amy W | Reviewed this property |
Thank you for all the replies to the question. Details of opening times are below taken from the internet. Port Sunlight Village... More
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