Aquarium at World Museum Liverpool

World Museum Liverpool
William Brown Street
Liverpool
L3 8EN

Tel: 0151 478 4393

Aquarium at World Museum Liverpool

About

From Wales to Australia, the Aquarium at Liverpool's World Museum showcases fish from all over the world! Explore rarely-seen exhibits from the museum collections and dive into an aquatic world of wonder!

The Living Laboratory is a dedicated learning and activity space where even very young children get up close to the sea life in special low level tanks. The World Museum's expert staff are always on hand to answer any quizzical brains and run demonstrations. Video cameras and microscopes bring visitors face to face with tiny maritime organisims! 

In the Living Laboratory, displays and activities explain links between the living creatures and the museum's historic collection of spirit-preserved fish and invertebrates. 

Video conferencing facilities are also available to link through to behind the scenes activity, events in the Treasure House Theatre and other parts of the museum, or even to special events in other aquariums across the world.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

World Museum is in Liverpool city centre, close to the entrance to the Queensway Tunnel and Lime Street station.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train stations:
Liverpool Lime Street - Wirral and national services
Moorfields station - Northern line services (Southport - Hunts Cross)
Liverpool Central - Wirral and Northern line services.

Nearest bus stations:
Queens Square bus station
Liverpool One bus station

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    1813
  • Very Good
    910
  • Average
    354
  • Poor
    119
  • Terrible
    60

Recent Reviews:

  • lizpE9149EU
    Leeds, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Amazing museum with so much to do!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 5th November 2019
    This museum is one I would chose to visit above all others in Liverpool, you could spend a whole day there. There are lots of different floors with different things to do and the exhibits are... Read full review
  • Daniel W
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    Not huge, but dense + engaging. A treat!
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 6th November 2019
    I visited the World Museum (somewhat by accident, during a few free hours on a business trip) in early November 2019. What a treat for children, families, and fans of nature and ethnology! It's... Read full review
  • Gardengel-IoW
    Isle of Wight, UK
    Great use of old building
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 9th November 2019
    and its free. Great displays, space, dinosaurs, world cultures, ancient, bugs, aquarium. Mainly aimed at children but is not childish. cafe. Visit the library and Walker gallery while in the area too... Read full review

Opening Times

opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday10:0017:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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