World Museum Liverpool | Day Out With The Kids

World Museum Liverpool

5 star Rating 5 / 5 1 reviews

Liverpool, Merseyside, England

  • Girl touching skull at World Museum Liverpool
  • Outside view of World Museum Liverpool
  • Family looking at dinosaur skeleton at World Museum Liverpool

Attraction Information

  • Museums and Art Galleries icon Museums and Art Galleries

Ages: 4+

Venue type: Indoor

There's no better place to explore the wonders of the natural world than World Museum Liverpool, where you can see everything from live colonies of insects to historic zoological and botanical exhibits.

Visitors can examine the collections up close in the award winning Clore Natural History Centre, which boasts a range of hands on activities suitable for the whole family.

There's more interactive fun in the new Bug House and Aquarium, where you can also see live exhibits. Why not discover the free planetarium: a theatre of the Universe! World Museums Planetarium features fantastic shows including Earth, Moon and Sun, Fly me to the Moon and From Earth to Universe. You can blast off on a spectacular journey through space and time, learning about the Universe around you as you go.

The ethnology collection at World Museum Liverpool, ranks among the top six collections in the country, the four main areas represented are: Africa, the Americas, Oceania and Asia. The exhibition includes interactive displays to transport you around the world.

In the Weston Discovery Centre you can touch, explore and learn about the past and present human worlds in a new hands-on centre. Plus see online through the link for information on tours, family shows and special events at this venue.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


William Brown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 8EN, England


Click here to visit World Museum Liverpool's website
0151 478 4393

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00


Free admission

More Information

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only.

Parking facilities

There is pay and display parking outside the museum on William Brown Street and behind the museum on Hunter Street. The nearest other car park is at Queen Square.


Great variety of history

5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by Snowy . 06.09.17

All of my children have enjoyed this museum since they were babies from the fish to the transport and special exhibitions