- HM Customs & Excise National Museum
The HM Customs & Excise National Museum is a
museumin Liverpool, Englandthat holds the national collection of the Department of Customs and Excise, one of the most important collections of its type held anywhere in the world. It is located in Albert Dockon the ground floor of the Merseyside Maritime Museum.
The museum tells the story of
smugglingand contrabandfrom the 1700s to the present day. It includes an extensive display of tools of the job, prints, paintings and photographs relating to the work of the Department of Customs and Excise. Other items look at the ingenious and often dangerous world of smuggling, prohibited goods and concealment.
The Museum is part of
National Museums Liverpool.
* [http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/customs/ Museum website]
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