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World Museum

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Address: Liverpool Museum William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EN, England
Phone Number:
+44 151 478 4393
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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World Museum Liverpool is a fantastic family day out! Over five free floors...

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.

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Beautiful, interesting and family friendly

Beautiful building and a lovely variety of exhibitions. Alot of the displays look tired, but there is a lot of children friendly areas. We really enjoyed the exhibitions where the... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I spent a lovely afternoon here with my nephew (almost 4). There isn't a huge collection but lots to keep a child of his age entertained...including aquarium, bugs, dinosaurs and arts and crafts. Really nice, easy to get around. Free entry.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful building and a lovely variety of exhibitions. Alot of the displays look tired, but there is a lot of children friendly areas. We really enjoyed the exhibitions where the children were encouraged to play, touch and explore. However, the tour around the world exhibition could have been more interactive and child friendly. There was a lot to see but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another free to enter venue where we spent an afternoon. The staff in the natural history section were very hands on approachable, knowledgeable and keen to explain anything you could ask about. The top floor houses the section on space including the planetarium. There is a small charge for viewings in the planetarium and tickets can be obtained at the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This has so much to see, something for everyone. We particularly enjoyed the planetarium show. Excellent lifts to every area. Well worth a visit.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called in to see what was currently on show in the museum, lots of dinosaurs and ancient history exhibits. It looks splendid with the large courtyard layout as you walk in. Lots to see especially for families with young children, many were there enjoying themselves, well worth a visit and all free.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this museum quite a few times before and each time we go there is always something new to discover. Today we made cat mummies, learned more about dinosaurs and visited the planetarium to see a family friendly show. The planetarium used to be free but cost us £6 to go today

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love going here with the wife and kids, great day out and free There are loads of great sections like dinosaurs and space

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the few things that makes me feel good about the world is the idea of museums, in particular the Liverpool World Museum. Whoever thought of constructing this vast behemoth of Grecian architecture, then filling it with dinosaur skeletons, Egyptian mummies, live fish, dead animals, Roman weapons and space rockets, just so the plebs could see it all for... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited with my partner as we needed to kill time before we checked into a hotel. We found this museum and decided to go inside when we found out that it was free. The Museum has 5 different levels, all containing different things such as an aquarium, insects, dinosaurs, different continents and space. The Museum does have a cafe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've visited this museum many times with my grandson. He is now five and knows his way round from the ground floor to floor five, always heading for the aquarium and dinosaurs. Yesterday, though, we bought tickets for a show at the planetarium for the first time as he had been learning about the solar system in school. The show... More 

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