Birkenhead Priory & St Mary's Tower (The Birkenhead Packet)
Birkenhead Priory & St Mary's Tower
0151 666 1249
This Benedictine Monastery established 1150 is the oldest building on Merseyside. Much of the original building still remains and other parts have been sympathetically restored to their former stature.
First restored over a century ago, the site continues to develop with museums displays, education/meeting/concert space and chapel dedicated to HMS Conway (open by appointment). Climb the tower of Birkenhead’s first parish church, now also a memorial to those who lost their lives aboard the submarine Thetis, and experience the magnificent views up, down and across the Mersey to Liverpool, Oxton Ridge, Bidston and the Wirral Coast.
Museum, Ship or maritime heritage site, Sacred space
Wednesday – Friday 1pm – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 5pm
Wednesday – Friday 12noon-4pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am–4pm
Also open Bank Holidays
Other times by appointment only.
Check for Christmas/New Year openings: 0151 666 1249
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