The Beatles' Childhood Homes

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The Beatles' Childhood Homes are open by pre-booked tour only. Please book your visit in advance via the Whats On section below. Thank you.

A combined tour of 'Mendips' and 20 Forthlin Road in Liverpool

The Beatles' Childhood Homes

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A young Paul McCartney and John Lennon sit with their guitars next to the fireplace in the front room of 20 Forthlin Road. They are in the process of writing and practicing 'I Saw her Standing There'.

Bringing live music back to the birthplace of the Beatles 

20 Forthlin Road is where the Beatles were born. Discover the winners of The Forthlin Sessions and find out how we're bringing live music back to this remarkable house.

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Left to Right, George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney face the camera wearing grey suits and playing guitars. They are playing as 'the Quarrymen' at at Paul's cousin's wedding reception at his Auntie's house, 8 March 1958

The bricks that built the Beatles 

In two ordinary houses in suburban Liverpool, there sparked a revolution in music, ideas and identity that would shape a generation. Discover the bricks that built the Beatles.

The Beatles' Childhood Homes

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Living room of Mendips, childhood home of John Lennon

Backstage at the Beatles’ childhood homes 

Join us in Liverpool as we step inside the childhood homes of two men who changed the face of pop culture: John Lennon and Paul McCartney. We’ll take you on a trip down Penny Lane to visit the houses where John and Paul grew up, bought their first guitars and wrote some of the Beatles’ world-famous songs.

The Beatles' Childhood Homes

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at The Beatles' Childhood Homes on the National Trust Collections website