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 Queensway Tunnel Tours

Queensway Tunnel Tours


A Queensway (Birkenhead) Tunnel Tour takes you on a unique behind the scenes look at one of the famous Mersey Tunnels.

As well as learning about the construction of the tunnel, visiting the control room and walking under the road surface, you will be able to find out why the tunnels are so unique that they have featured in several Hollywood movies! 

Watch our video about the 80th Anniversary celebrations for the Queensway Tunnel.

You can also read or download our Tunnel Tours leaflet to learn more about this unique experience.

Take a look at some of the reviews we've had from visitors on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to announce that we have just been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for all the great reviews we've had over the last year.

A must visit...

We totally enjoyed ourselves having an explore around the Queensway tunnel. The two guides were very informative....a must to anybody looking to understand
more about how our tunnels function.


The tour was fabulous giving us an insight into how the tunnel was created and also the day to day workings. The team who took us around where brilliant and looked after us all so well. Would definitely recommend and next time I visit Liverpool with my family I will be taking them on this tour.


A fascinating couple of hours. Having used the tunnel regularly for 50 years, it was wonderful to see how such an amazing feat of engineering functions. Highly recommend it!

Tour Details

Tours cost only £6 per person and are available to people aged 10 and above. Tours take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (5pm) and Saturday (10am) all year round.  Group tours are available at other times by prior arrangement. 

To book a tour please call 0151 330 4504 or email


Access Statement for Mersey Tunnel Tours


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Northern Rail

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Merseytravel, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN
Tel: 0151 227 5181  |  Fax: 0151 330 1234