House of Memories 'On The Road'
When you can’t get to the museum, this museum comes to you.
House of Memories On The Road is National Museums Liverpool's new touring 30 metre square mobile museum that opens up into an immersive cinema and activity space.
The first-ever immersive mobile museum experience in the UK, it has been designed to create memorable experiences for vulnerable and socially isolated people and people living with dementia. The vehicle meets people in their neighbourhoods - at settings such as care homes, community centres or even local shopping car parks.
Using digital technology, House of Memories On The Road recreates the sights, sounds and smells of the past through a virtual 'front door'. Experiences will range from a trip on Liverpool’s Overhead Railway and a visit to a 1950s grocery store to a virtual day out at the seaside or a forest.
Transported on a specially constructed vehicle, House of Memories On The Road drives into communities and is conveniently placed on a car park, taking up just three spaces for the mobile unit and one space for the van.
Small groups of up to six people will enjoy a magical experience in a safe and intimate way, exploring memories of the past and bringing joy to the present. House of Memories On The Road will visit a single location each day, offering multiple sessions, to accommodate a larger number of visitors from each care setting.
Book your visit
If you would like to host House of Memories On The Road at your setting, please book online below.
Prior to booking, please read our practical information available below which outlines what you can expect from your visit, key information we will need to know in advance, and terms and conditions to agree as part of your booking.
We look forward to bringing House of Memories On The Road into your community soon.
If you are also interested in supporting the programme, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Download the information sheet for House of Memories On The Road (pdf)
- Download the risk assessment for House of Memories On The Road (pdf)
- Download the terms and conditions for House of Memories On The Road (pdf)
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- House of Memories Admin
Where to go
House of Memories 'On The Road' can travel to your location, anywhere within the Liverpool City Region.
- Please contact provider for cost details.
- Offering Tax Free Childcare.
- Referral Details
The following is required to secure a booking:
Your organisation is within the Liverpool City Region.
There is an allocated space in the car park for the vehicle to arrive and immersive space to hitch up.
3 adjacent car parking spaces available to house the immersive space.
1 car parking space to house the truck.
Access to pan electricity supply – a standard plug to connect one extension cable (240w).
Access to the car park will need to be free of height restrictions e.g. overhead barriers.