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Science Places Liverpool

  • Discover the history of science and engineering in Liverpool

  • Explore the lives of the people whose discoveries and inventions contributed so much to the city

  • See the structures and monuments which are the legacy of this great scientific and heritage.


The circular tour starts at the Victoria building at the heart of the University of Liverpool, and is a walk of around 3 miles. You can download to tour to your mp3 player or phone, and a downloadable map accompanies the tour.

If you don't have the opportunity to visit Liverpool this year, you can read about the places visited on the web site and listen online to key parts of the tour whilst browsing the interactive map.

The Liverpool Science Places walk has been developed by the Institute of Physics as part of Liverpool Capital of Culture 2008.

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