Check out the World Museum Liverpool for thousands of exhibits and an eclectic range of galleries including World Cultures, the Bug House, an aquarium, the Weston Discovery Centre and the Clore Natural History Centre. School holidays see plenty of activities and events, including storytelling and guided tours of the Aquarium and the Bug House, plus demonstrations and hands-on activities. Find out more on the website

Best for: Events are put on for children ranging from pre-schoolers to teens, and for adults, although it's older children (8+) who will make the most of the venue.


World Museum Liverpool

What to expect

Public transport
Open year-round

What to do

Make a bee-line for the Bug House, aquarium, planetarium and Treasure House Theatre shows. Then visit the Ancient Egypt Gallery with its interactive games, the Clore Natural History Centre for animal delights, and the Weston Discovery Centre for hands-on activities related to different culture around the world.

Check the what's on section for events for children, pre-schoolers and teens and/or sign up for the Liverpool Museums newsletter for information on free family exhibitions, events and activities.


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Where to stay

If you’re staying in Liverpool check out our destination guide with our family-friendly accommodation recommendations.


Daily 10am –5pm (closes at 2pm on 24th Dec and closed all day 25th and 26th Dec and 1st Jan).

World Museum Liverpool

World Museum Liverpool


There are two rather basic cafés, both serving hot food and provide a kids menu (and with highchairs) plus an indoor picnic area.

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Free admission.