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World Museum Liverpool

5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)
  • Liverpool
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, World Museum is currently closed to the public. We'll keep this updated with news of when it might be open again, but always recommend to check before you travel.

Don't worry - you can find lots more great days out in Liverpool, or you can browse days out all over the UK here.

Attraction Information

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.

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


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

Phone number

0151 478 4393



Click here to visit World Museum Liverpool's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

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.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Yes, World Museum Liverpool is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, World Museum Liverpool have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance/Guide Dogs only.


Great variety of history 5 out of 5 stars

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

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