Plan Your Visit
We are the creative centre of the city, where art and people meet. A home to artists, a gallery, a café, independent shops, a secret garden and several creative spaces.
Tickets & Sales
Book your free tickets to visit Bluecoat's galleries, cafe and garden. Call our Tickets & Information desk for more information.
Bluecoat offers a range of facilities for disabled patrons. See below to find out more.
Plan your visit at Bluecoat using the quick links below.
We are located at the heart of the city centre, so you have lots of options on how to get to us. If you have any issues getting here, please call us on
0151 702 5324 and we can point you in the right direction.
By Public Transport
We are in the heart of the city centre so accessible by most bus routes. You can plan your visit via Merseytravel Journey Planner.
Tickets and Information
Visit our Tickets and Information desk in our Hub area for information on our exhibitions, building, or to book tickets for our event programme. Our staff will be happy to help with any of your questions.
Wheelchair access is available to all areas of Bluecoat’s new wing and garden. Due to restrictions as a Listed building there is limited access to the older parts of the building.
Assistance dogs are welcome
Please advise Tickets & Information when booking your ticket if you are bringing a guide dog.
Induction Loops are fitted in a number of areas of the building including Tickets & Information, the cafe, the Performance Space and the Sandon Room.
There are toilets located on both our ground and first floor, including disabled toilet facilities.
Baby changing facilities
There are baby changing facilities located on our ground floor.
There is lift access for visitors who are not able to use the stairs in the new wing and gallery space. Lifts can be used to access the Bistro, performance space, and upstairs exhibition spaces.
Our cafe is located on the ground floor of our building and serves a full range of meals, snacks, cakes and drinks. The cafe area is fully accessible and assistance is always available on request from our staff.