Opening Times – Visit Us!


Easter/April through September

Open weekends and Bank Holidays to the general public 11.00am – 4.30pm (unless booked for private function)

Children aged 14 and under to be accompanied by an adult.




The beautifully restored Kathleen and May Schooner resides in Liverpool’s historic Albert Dock. Launched in 1900 and restored in 2000, it is truly a unique venue for Corporate Conferences, Lectures, Business and Social Occasions and has been used for filming.

The main deck on the Kathleen and May commands a beautiful and striking view of the famous Liverpool Waterfront. It is a stunning space to host drinks and canapé receptions.

We can accommodate up to 60 guests

Ideal for late spring and summer events, guests can enjoy the historic ship’s waterfront location at the hearty of Liverpool’s Albert Dock, with views of the two Liverpool Cathedrals, Liverpool Wheel, The famous three graces including the Liver Building and much more.

The Kathleen and May hosts drinks receptions, networking events, product launches, conferences and lectures, award ceremonies, Birthday/Christmas/Anniversary and Wedding receptions and celebrations.

We work closely with local catering businesses that prepare locally sourced produce wherever possible. We are able to accommodate most types of catering on board including Hog Roasts.

Just speak with our Events Coordinator for further details and prices.


Very competitive rates for this experience.


Group Visits


Bring your group to the only remaining three masted wooden schooner.

The Kathleen and May is the perfect destination for group visits.

We offer special rates for pre-booked groups of 20 or more. p.o.a

Why not book a private guided tour to hear about the stories and people behind this remarkable schooner.


Group Visit Benefits


FREE ‘meet and greet’ service subject to availability

FREE admission to the group organiser

Coach ‘drop off and meet’ facilities close to the ship


To make your booking, begin planning your visit or if you have any queries, please email us: