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Mersey Tunnel Tours


(incl. administration fee) 

Various Dates

Starting Point George's Dock Building

Our Mersey Tunnel Tour takes you on a unique behind the scenes look at the famous Queensway Mersey Tunnel which opened in 1934.

As well as learning about the construction of the tunnel, you will walk round the unique Grade II listed Art Deco George's Dock Building to visit the original control room, see giant ventilation fans in action and go down to watch the traffic in the tunnel, deep below the city streets.

You will be able to find out why the tunnels are so unique and also that they have featured in several Hollywood movies!

Tour Details and Restrictions

Starting at George's Dock Building, tours take place on Thursday evenings at 5pm, and Saturday mornings at 10am, the tour will take approx two hours.

Covid 19 information : To ensure guests safety the maximum group size will now be 16 people and guests are required to wear a face covering when stood together as a group. Guests are reminded not to attend if they are displaying any symptoms of Covid 19 or if they have been required to isolate

Guests please be aware that there are major roadworks around Georges Dock Building. If this affects entry to our building by the normal route we will be in touch to confirm the assembly point for the tour’

Unfortunately, only children over 10 years of age are allowed on the tour.

The tour involves many steps and is therefore unsuitable for anybody with breathing, mobility or sight difficulties. It is also inadvisable for people in the advanced stages of pregnancy.

The tour can be a little cool and dirty in places so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

We reserve the right to move or cancel your booking if minimum numbers are not reached for the tour or the tour cannot take place for operational reasons. We will contact you prior to the tour if this is the case.

The Guides reserve the right on the day to refuse entry to anyone they feel for Health & Safety reasons is unsuitable to do the tour – this may be on the grounds of mobility or intoxication.

Frequently Asked Questions


We have discounts available for Groups of 12 or more.
To make a group booking email tours@merseytravel.gov.uk or call 0151 330 1004

All ticket sales are subject to Ticket Quarter Terms & Conditions and those of the Mersey Tunnel Tours which can be found HERE



(incl. administration fee) 

Various Dates

Starting Point George Dock Building

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