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World Museum

William Brown Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 8EN

Tel: 0151 478 4393

World Museum

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

From the sea to the stars, a visit to World Museum reveals millions of years of the Earth’s history through thousands of exhibits and hands-on activities.

Travel to distant continents and ancient civilisations in the amazing galleries.

The Museum’s brand new Ancient Egypt: A Journey Through Time gallery takes visitors on a 5,000-year adventure to the land of the pharaohs, and reveals one of the UK’s most significant collections of Egyptian objects. There’s no better place to come face-to-face with the past and delve deeper into the myths, mysteries and rituals surrounding the ancient Egyptian afterlife than in the gallery’s atmospheric Mummy Room.

Discover the wonders of the natural world in the award winning Clore Natural History Centre. This is the place to get your hands on more than 20,000 of the most unusual items from the huge collections, from a hippopotamus skull to a mammoth tooth.

There’s also the Weston Discovery Centre, which offers a range of activities and interaction to provide a fascinating insight into human history throughout the ages.

Find a rainbow array of beautiful tropical fish at the aquarium, expert staff are on hand to answer questions and run demonstrations in which visitors can observe and learn more about live marine creatures .Get closer than you ever thought possible to creepy crawlies at the bug house. The bug house displays a selection of specimens from the museum's vast research collection alongside real live colonies of leaf cutter ants.

Blast off into space at World Museum’s Planetarium with some brand new shows. Meet IQ, Scooter and Nat in Fly me to the Moon, a fantastic adventure for young space fans aged four and over. Or, join Coyote in a fast-paced, fun show that explores lunar phases, eclipses and other puzzles in Earth, Moon and Sun, aimed at visitors aged six and over. Buy your tickets at the information desk on your visit.

Don’t forget to complete your day with a relaxing visit to the Museum’s brand new café and shop facilities. .

Open daily, 10am-5pm. Free entry.

 

Facilities

Other

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Access
  • Free Admission
  • Groups accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Parking (charge)
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Parking Available
  • Schools Accepted

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Follow the brown and white road signs for central Liverpool attractions and Walker Art Gallery Look out for signs for St John's or Queen Square car parks. These are between the main shopping area bus stops and St John's Gardens (behind St George's Hall). World Museum Liverpool is on the other side of St John's Gardens.

Public Transport Directions

Regular services to and from Liverpool make it one of the most accessible cities on the UK rail network. Virgin trains operate a London-Liverpool service, with a journey time of just over 2 hours. National Express operate regular services from all major towns and cities in Britain to Norton Street Coach Station, Liverpool. www.merseytravel.gov.uk has comprehensive transport information and a ‘Journey Planner’ service or you can call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1121
  • Very Good
    550
  • Average
    225
  • Poor
    65
  • Terrible
    40

Recent Reviews:

  • beccy t
    Trip type:
    Family
    Amazing museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st April 2018
    We visited primarily to see the Terracotta Warriors exhibition but arrived early enough to see some of the rest of the museum which was a bonus. The Egyptian exhibit is fab. Loads of information and... Read full review
  • xclairebearxxx
    Wakefield, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Terracotta Army - disappointing
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st April 2018
    I found the Terracotta Army exhibit really disappointing - it was VERY overcrowded, you couldn't read or see the exhibits properly without queueing or peering over someone elses shoulder. I had... Read full review
  • Margaret K
    Addlestone, England, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Terracotta Army exhibition
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 21st April 2018
    You are best to book tickets in advance for the Terracotta Warriors exhibition as we tried to get them on the day but were sold out. We were offered quite a few time slots the following day which is... Read full review

Awards

  • National AwardsDisabledGo DisabledGo 2013

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday10:0017:00*

* Head along to World Museum for this fascinating free tour and find out about Liverpool's connection to ancient Egypt. Meet the visitor host at the entrance of the ancient Egypt gallery on floor 3.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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