Royal visit

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh officially opened the Museum of Liverpool on 1 December 2011. Click on the thumbnails below to see some photos of their visit.

Yoko Ono arriving at the museum Staff, volunteers and guests lined up to welcome the Queen The Duke of Edinburgh visited The Great Port gallery The Duke of Edinburgh visited The Great Port gallery The Duke of Edinburgh visited The Great Port gallery The Duke of Edinburgh visited The Great Port gallery The Queen unveiled a plaque in the museum's atrium The Queen unveiled a plaque in the museum's atrium Before leaving the Queen signed the visitor book Staff, volunteers and guests watched from above The Duke of Edinburgh also signed the visitor book Arron Wilson from Kingsley Community Primary School in Toxteth presented the Queen with a posy After looking round the museum the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh went to see the crowds waving flags and cheering outside, before leaving A royal wave goodbye Yoko Ono was interviewed by the press