5 of the best days out in Merseyside with a Max Card

If you haven’t got a Max Card, you should consider getting one. It gives families of foster children and children with additional needs FREE or discounted access to loads of attractions across the UK.

Families in Merseyside are well served when it comes to the number of attractions that accept the card, with huge savings at places including museums, soft play centres and the cinema.

If you’re in the area and looking for a family day out, here are 5 heavily discounted days out in Merseyside with a Max Card. All the offers below are at least 20% off the usual admission price. Check out Max Card’s website for more details.

1. Yellow Sub, Liverpool


Based on Liverpool’s waterfront near the famous Albert Docks, this indoor play centre is aimed at under-12s. It includes a large and small play frame, arcade, football pitch, sensory room (open in peak times only), and party rooms including: animation wall, disco lighting and music.

Offer: 2 for 1 on admission. One free admission of a lesser or equal value with each paying child admission


The award-winning ‘The Beatles Story’ is the world’s largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to the lives and times of The Beatles. Located in their hometown of Liverpool at the Albert Dock, The Beatles Story takes visitors on a journey through the lives, times, culture and music of one of the most famous bands in the world.

Accessibility: beatlesstory.com/accessibility

Offer: Free carer admission with Max Card holder

3. North West Museum of Road Transport, St Helens

The museum contains a vast collection of historic road vehicles including buses, cars, fire appliances, motorcycles and bicycles, housed in the original St Helens tram depot dating from 1881. The museum is run by volunteers, and is open to visitors at weekends. It runs free heritage bus rides on the first Sunday of each month and on special event days. It also hosts special themed events throughout the year.

Offer: 20% off standard admission. Maximum of 2 adults and 3 children per Max Card.

4. Gioco Children’s Play & Party Centre, St Helens

Gioco Children’s Play and Party Centre is one of the biggest play centres in St Helens. It contains a multi-level play frame and dedicated zones for babies, toddlers, and juniors. For children aged 0 – 12.

Offer: £2.50 per child per play during off peak times and £3.50 per child per play during peak times. Maximum of 2 children per card.



5. Nationwide Paintball Formby

The site is a hilly terrain located in the pine woods of Formby. It has various game areas with realistic props and all the usual barricades and hiding places you would expect to find in a woodland battle field. Shorrocks Hill is also one of two venues in the North west that offer Junior Paintballing. We use advanced equipment that is approved for use with children aged 11 years and older. Each child is issued with a bullet proof vest to prevent bruising, as well as lower air pressure in the paintball guns to again prevent bruising.

Offer: 50% off bookings. Pre booking is essential. Use discount code “MAX50” when booking tickets online or on the phone.

Access Information: Wet weather and uneven ground can make it difficult for wheelchair users (please call venue to discuss accessibility in detail).


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