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World Museum

Want to explore the world in the heart of Liverpool?

From archaeology to physical science – the World Museum is a fantastic place to explore during any trip to the city.

Opened in 1853, the World Museum was originally housed on Duke Street but due to such high demand and popularity, it moved into the purpose built William Brown Street location in 1860.

The grand building is home to one of the city’s largest and oldest museums which explores all corners of the earth and beyond. Meet unusual creatures, journey throughout of space and discover animal mummies all in this one magnificent building.

Having recently undergone a dramatic redevelopment, Liverpool’s World Museum now has more room for exhibitions and greater space for visitors.

The museum’s planetarium is reported to be the first in the UK outside of London and offers an incredible selection of great collections and family-friendly experiences.

World Museum is one of the most popular and respected museums in Liverpool and the UK and with an ever changing events calendar it’s a definite must see for all visitors and Liverpool locals.

Planetarium Shows

All World Museum visitors are encouraged to visit the Planetarium and see a dedicated show which will educate you on the universe and take you on a journey through space and time.

There are a number of different shows which cater for a range of audiences; from the Sunshine Show which is aimed at children under five to The Sky at Night which looks at the constellations of the night sky, there are five different shows which are constantly growing and evolving, taking visitors out of this wold.

At a Glance:

  • Free entry
  • Two onsite restaurants and café’s
  • Shop
  • Historical artefacts
  • Family friendly
  • Group packages available