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World Museum

Liverpool Museum William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EN, England
+44 151 478 4393
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Great place

This was a quick visit as it was close to closing unfortunately. Took my son who is 10 and we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tigger448
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Sheffield
via mobile
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I didn't read up much on the World Museum before going, and as a solo adult I was a bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth P
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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World Museum Liverpool is a fantastic family day out! Over five free floors explore: the aquarium and the Treasure House Theatre; the natural world in the Clore Natural History Centre and Bug House; the human world in the World Cultures gallery and Weston Discovery Centre; the earth with dinosaurs and animals from around the world; and space and time through scientific instruments and the Planetarium. There are also two cafés and two shops.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“an aquarium” (58 reviews)
“five floors” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Liverpool Museum William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EN, England
Central Liverpool
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+44 151 478 4393
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a quick visit as it was close to closing unfortunately. Took my son who is 10 and we really enjoyed our visit. We will be returning soon for another visit. Highly recommend..

Thank Tigger448
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't read up much on the World Museum before going, and as a solo adult I was a bit disappointed for me personally, however it seems like it would be a FANTASTIC museum for children. There are 5 stories of the museum covering quite...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit but a couple of hours were not enough a lot too see. There is even an Aquarium on one floor. Best to take lift to top fifth floor and work down. No entry fee and children seen to love it.

Thank jneilhughes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic museum, with galleries covering everything from space exploration to world cultures. The recently refurbished Ancient Egypt gallery didn't disappoint. There is a large ethnology collection, slightly spoilt by a distracting audio introduction. I highly recommend a visit here, followed by a...More

1  Thank 26sarah1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife visited the museum today with our kids as they are learning about ancient Egypt in school. The museum is absolutely massive and each floor has something amazing to see! The Egyptian mummy area was mind blowing, not just for the kids...More

Thank rosswillcock10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit , we had a 6 year old boy with us and would really recommend it we visited during half term and was quite busy but still enjoyed it , was a little strapped for time but could easily have spent 3...More

Thank Maggie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Saturday 3rd June, had a wonderful time. The museum it's self is very clean, and despite being quite busy we were able to get to see things and spend time at each exhibit easily. One of the staff members went above and beyond...More

1  Thank Erin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did not have time to see the museum. However recommend the cafe for a self service lunch. Home made daily soup. Nice decor. Uninteresting gift shop. Very disappointing merchandise. They need a new buyer!

Thank Jilliana R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolutely fantastic museum . An aquarium , dinosaurs , planetarium and the best Egyptian collection We`ve ever seen ouside of Egypt itself. Can not recommend highly enough..Loved our visit.

2  Thank 25Susan2007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Great Museum to Visit . Lifts to all the Floors are Large and have loads of Room for Wheelchairs . There is an Aquarium and a Bug and Spider Floor and an Egyptian Floor which is very Good . The Planetarium is...More

3  Thank Gordon W
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VermontFan
Hi, can I take photographs in the new Egyptian exhibition ? Also, are camera backpacks allowed around the museum? It's not overly big but some places take them off you at at door. Many thanks
27 April 2017|
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Response from kaybean | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can without flash, and yes you can take your backpack. They have a locker room by the entrance which is handy if you don't want to lug your bags with you (useful!)
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audrey j
Is it wheelchair friendly ?
16 April 2017|
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Response from richardandkids | Reviewed this property |
It is both inside and out, the street is cobbled but with good pavement access. The lifts inside are the swooshy new sort with open plan shafts.
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Jennifer C
Are the lockers free?
15 February 2017|
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Response from Alan157243 | Reviewed this property |
As long as you have a £1 coin they are free
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