Port Sunlight Museum
Port Sunlight is unique and those who visit for the first time are usually astonished at what they discover.
It is argued to be the finest surviving example of early urban planning in the UK. Port Sunlight Museum lies at the heart of this garden village and is an ideal place to start your visit. Visitors to the Museum will meet the village's creator 'Soap King' William Hesketh Lever and discover his vision for the village and its residents.
You can find out about the architects who designed the houses, principal buildings and landscapes, and what influenced them. Experience what it was like to live and work there during the Edwardian and Victorian periods. Encounter character's from the village's past. Discover Lever's flair for advertising and understand the terrible loss and sacrifice experienced by the village during the First World War.