U-boat Story

Discover an amazing view of life on board U-534

0151 330 1003 call for more information and details

Opening Times 

U-boat Story is open every day apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. 


​Opens ​10.30
​Last Admission ​16.00
​Closes ​16.30


Weekends until Sunday 4th February 2018

​Opens ​11.00
​Last Admission ​15.00
​Closes ​15.30

From Saturday 10th February weekends will revert to 10.30am to 4.30pm times.


U-boat Story Only U-boat Story & Mersey Ferries
River Explorer Cruise
Adult £7.50 £10.00
Child £5.00 £6.50
5-15 yrs
Family £21.00 £27.00
2 adults & 3 children
Concession £6.50 £8.50


Gift Vouchers are available online for U-Boat Story and Mersey Ferries River Explorer Cruise. Vouchers come in a presentation wallet and will be posted.

Adults must accompany children under 16 years

Group Visits and School Visits U-boat Story is superb for group visits and school visits. An education pack is available to support school visits and discounts are available for pre-booked schools and groups. Free coach parking is also available. To plan and book an educational trip just get in touch by calling 0151 330 1420 (Monday to Friday 9am –4.30pm).


The U-boat exhibition is fully accessible.

Facilities are as follows:

    Designated car parking bays at Woodside for customers with disabilities (disabled badge holders)

    Accessible toilets

    Access to the outdoor area via a ramp

For further information about accessibility, please contact our customer service department on 0151 330 1003.


Woodside, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH41 6DU​​​​​​​

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​​By Public Transport



Merseytravel's journey planner is a quick and easy tool to help you find a range of travel options, times and maps to help guide you on your way. Visit www.jp.merseytravel.gov.uk to start planning your trip.

For people out and about and on the move, there is also the new Merseytravel Journey planner app, available for free in both android and iOS versions. Click the links below to download.




By Road

U-boat Story is situated at Woodside Ferry Terminal, Mersey Ferries, Woodside, Birkenhead, Merseyside CH41 6DU. Leave M53 at Junction 1 signposted to All Docks (A5139), follow brown tourism signs and turn right at A554 roundabout, follow brown sign to Woodside; or via A41, follow signs to Birkenhead and then follow brown sign to Woodside.


Woodside Ferry Terminal has a pay and display car park (£1 per hour).



If you have any comments on our services that you would like to share, please email comments@merseytravel.gov.uk or call our team on 0151 330 1000.

 Terms and Conditions

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10.30 - 16.30 weekdays

Last admission 16.00

11.00 - 15.30 weekends

Last admission 15.00

  • Adult £7.50
  • Child £5.00
  • 5-15 yrs
  • Family £21.00
  • 2 adults & 3 children
  • Concession £6.50
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To U-boat Story with a Mersey Ferries River Explorer Cruise ticket.

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