RIBA North

Coming soon.

RIBA North is a new national architecture centre opening soon on the Waterfront in Liverpool.

RIBA North is to host a bold programme of exhibitions showcasing items from the world-renowned RIBA Collections as well as an ongoing series of events, workshops and tours for families, design enthusiasts and industry professionals.

Mann Island
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Your Visit

Find out how to get here 


Liverpool Lime Street – 20 minute walk

Liverpool James Street (Wirral Line) – 2 minute walk

Moorfields (Wirral Line and Northern Line) – 5 minute walk 



Liverpool ONE Bus Station – 8 minute walk

For full details about local bus and train services please visit merseytravel.gov.uk



Pier Head Ferry Terminal – 2 minute walk

For full details about ferry services please visit merseyferries.co.uk   



Liverpool ONE Bus Station (National Express) – 8 minute walk

For information about coach drop-off and pick-up facilities please visit visitliverpool.com 


Car parking

Q-Park at Liverpool ONE, The Strand, Liverpool L1 8LT – 8 minute walk

Two dedicated blue badge parking spaces are located on Brunswick Street – 5 minute walk

For full details about blue badge parking bays please visit liverpool.gov.uk  

RIBA North,
Mann Island,
Liverpool Waterfront,
Liverpool, L3 1BP.

01517 030107

Opening Times
Opening times
Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 5pm

Facilities available include

Complimentary wifi throughout
Featuring products by northern designers
  • RIBA North is accessible to wheelchairs.
  • There is step free access to the main entrance and step free access to the first floor via a lift located at the rear of the ground floor café.
  • Guide dogs are welcome.
  • Please contact us if you have any questions about access, or if you have any special requirements, before your visit.


Coming soon

A chance to explore Liverpool’s architectural audacity through some of the unconventional schemes - both realised and unrealised - and discover their influence on how Liverpool continues to evolve.

Supported by

Heritage Lottery Fund
Broadway Malyan



RIBA Liverpool City Tours

Discover 300 years of history and development from Georgian terraces and the world famous docks to grandiose commercial developments and civic monuments in one of our walking tours.

Albert Doc Liverpool, 1957, Eric de Mare

Explore images of Liverpool on RIBApix

Browse hundreds of images of Liverpool from the RIBApix collection which are available to download, purchase or licence.

RIBA North is supported by:
Allgoods | Broadway Malyan | Dyson | Erco | Hansgrohe | Laufen | Marshalls | Vitra

Banner image courtesy of:
Walter Menzies.