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What’s on

Looking for something to do? We run an eclectic and exciting events and exhibitions programme aimed at both families and adult visitors. It ranges from crafts and performances to dog shows and road races.

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Special Exhibition: What’s Behind the U?

behind the USince the beginnings of Port Sunlight in 1888 to today’s global company, Unilever make some of the world’s most popular brands.  This special exhibition, in partnership with Unilever’s Archives and Records Management team, uncovers the amazing innovations and fascinating stories behind Unilever’s many products and lets you discover what is made behind the Port Sunlight factory wall.

Worker’s Cottage – Our new worker’s cottage experience allows visitors to explore an original home in the village portrayed as it may have looked when first built in 1913.  Visiting the cottage is included in your museum admission.  The cottage has slightly shorter opening hours than our main museum displays but is still open daily from 11am-4pm.

Special Events

Wednesday 31st May & Thursday 1st June 2017 – Toys of the Past – Victorian games and crafts in the Lyceum

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th June 2017 – Wirral Open Studios – Artists exhibiting in Bridge Cottage

Sunday 18th June 2017 – Port Sunlight 10K Race – throughout the village

Saturday 1st July 2017 – Handmade Fair – Vintage-inspired crafts at the Old School Room in the Lyceum

Wednesday 2nd August 2017 – Soapy Spaceships – Family crafts at the Old School Room in the Lyceum

Sunday 6th August 2017 – Fun Dog Show on the Museum Green

Tuesday 8th August 2017 – The Princess and the Pig  Open air theatre in The Dell

Wednesday 9th August 2017 – Twelfth Night  Open air theatre in The Dell

Wednesday 16th August 2017 – Pirates of Port Sunlight – Family fun and crafts at the Lyceum and The Dell

Wednesday 23rd August 2017 – Safari around The Dell – animal trail and family crafts at the Lyceum

Sunday 10th September 2017 – Open Village – Explore buildings across Port Sunlight

Sunday 10th September 2017 – Handmade Fair – Vintage-inspired crafts at the Lyceum and Church Hall

Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th October 2017 – Creepy Crafts and Spooky Stories – Halloween themed family fun in the Lyceum

Saturday 25th November 2017 – Make Do and Merry – A festive fair with vintage crafts at the Lyceum and Church Hall