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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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Great for a wander

Liverpool seems to have loads of great museums to wander around. This is one worth going to. We enjoyed it as adults but museums are always good for kids too.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Darley Dale, United Kingdom
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

All the museums in Liverpool are free so busy with families. An aquarium is very popular with visitors, then there are galleries on numerous subjects as most museums. For local history you need to visit the Museum of Liverpool.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on a January midweek morning, and were able to get parked right outside the museum - which was good, as when we've come to this area in summer for the Walker Gallery we always have to trudge up from the local multi-storey! Anyway, we tried the museum this time, and to be honest we were not impressed. The... More 

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Darley Dale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Liverpool seems to have loads of great museums to wander around. This is one worth going to. We enjoyed it as adults but museums are always good for kids too.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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 4 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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