Liverpool has a long history of migration and settlement as a result of its location and development into a leading world port.

In our 'Changing city' time machine in The People's Republic gallery at the Museum of Liverpool, visitors can travel back to nine key periods in Liverpool's history, from prehistoric times to the present day. Discover who lived here during each time period, what life was like for them, how the city has grown and how its fortunes and population have fluctuated.

This video shows one of the nine time periods featured in the 'Changing city' time machine.

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