Museum & Exhibitions

The Atkinson is home to an impressive collection holding over 3,500 artworks and over 25,000 pieces of social history, which are displayed on rotation across our museum and galleries.

A range of interactive displays and creative activities have been designed to help visitors of all ages have fun whilst exploring The Atkinson.

Free Entry. Booking is not required. 

Museum: Discover Ancient Egypt

Our stunning Egyptology museum shows what life was like in ancient Egypt at the time of the Pharaohs. More information here.

Museum: Between Land and Sea

Our local history museum tells the stories of the people who have lived and worked along Sefton’s coast. More information here.


Our regularly changing exhibitions programme presents work from our collection as well as contemporary art and family friendly exhibitions. Find out what’s on here.