Cavern Mecca

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The building where the Cavern Mecca was once located.
Beatles relief once exhibited at Cavern Mecca (now exhibited at Cavern Club)

The Cavern Mecca was a Beatles museum in Liverpool, existed during [1][2] on 26 June 2008 to December 1984.[3]

The Cavern Mecca was the first Beatles Museum in Liverpool run by Liz and Jim Hughes.[4] Liz died after a long illness on 26 June 2008.


  1. ^ January 1981 to December 1984
  2. ^ Scott Wheeler (2005). Charlie Lennon: Uncle to a Beatle. Outskirts Press, Inc. pp. 144, 413. ISBN 9781598000092. In December 1981, four months after the MerseyBeatle Extravaganza, BBCTV broadcast a news segment on Cavern Mecca.", "Jim Hughes: My wife Liz and I organized the Beatles conventions in Liverpool from 1981 to 1984. ... We had to give up the centre in December 1984 because my wife became ill and was told she could no longer work. Liz passed away 
  3. ^ June Skinner Sawyers (2006). Read the Beatles: Classic and New Writings on the Beatles, Their Legacy, and Why They Still Matter. Penguin. p. 23. ISBN 9781440649257. December 1984 The Cavern Mecca, a Liverpool museum and information center, closes. 
  4. ^ "interview with Jim Hughes (Manager of the Cavern Mecca and organiser of John Lennon Statue Appeal Fund) BREAKOUT Issue 6. Jan. 1982". 21 May 2010. 

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Coordinates: 53°24′22.97″N 2°59′12.49″W / 53.4063806°N 2.9868028°W / 53.4063806; -2.9868028