See some of the best views of Liverpool's famous waterfront from the top of the 25m tower.
Search the buildings to explore and investigate the site whilst tracking down our trail of minature monks.
Get into the spirit with our historical dressing-up box. Including Medieval, Civil War, World War One and Tudor style costumes. A fab family Photo opportunity.
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Explore, learn and have fun following our topical digital trails on your phone or tablet.
Birkenhead Priory with a history including royalty, the birth of a city, and a religious life, the priory is the gateway to understanding how the Wirral grew over almost 1,000 years.
Open Wed-Fri |12 noon to 4pm
Open Sat & Sun | 10am to 4pm
Closed Monday & Tuesday, including Bank Holidays
Please note this will change to Summer schedule on the 31st of March 2019.
Child friendly – families welcome!
Dogs on leads welcome
The Chapter House is owned by the Church of England and is part of Birkenhead Priory Parish in the Diocese of Chester. The Priory Parish, which takes its name of the Priory, also includes Christ the King, Beckwith Street (previously known as St. Anne’s Church). The parish covers the town centre and surrounding housing (population 11,105).Find out more
Above the Chapter House is the Scriptorium. This is now the home of the Friends of HMS Conway, a training ship which formerly stood in the River Mersey off Rock Ferry. The Scriptorium also serves as a small chapel where services are held two or three times a year. New stained glass windows have now been installed, commissioned by Old Conways and designed by the late David Hillhouse.Find out more
A number of FREE family friendly Discovery Trails are now available on site to help you explore the Priory. You can download the website and digital trails straight onto your smart phone or tablet. The digital trails will allow you to creatively explore the site and independently investigate the 850 year old history of Birkenhead Priory.
We are always looking for new and passionate people to help out and enjoy the site.
Find out more by ringing our office on site 0151 666 1249 or the Wirral Museums Service office on 0151 666 3537 and leave your contact details.