William Brown Street
World Museum Liverpool
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World Museum is the largest and oldest of the National Museums Liverpool, founded in 1851 when the 13th Earl of Derby left his substantial natural history collection to the city.
Museum, Science centre
Closed: 24 December, from 2pm.
25, 26 December
Free for all, including the Planetarium.
Its collections are world-wide in scope, and world-class in quality. They cover archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences. The popular Planetarium is now free to all.
Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Personalities, Science and Technology, World Cultures
Key artists and exhibits
- Planetarium; Dinosaurs; Aquarium; Greeks; Romans; Egyptians; Mummies; Space; Archaeology
Two Small Pieces of Glass
- 25 April 2014 2:30-3:30pm
- 26 — 27 April 2014 2:15-3:15pm
Find out about the history of the telescope, the discoveries these wonderful tools have made and how the largest observatories in the world use these instruments to explore the mysteries of the universe.
- Any age
The Spring Night Sky
- 26 — 27 April 2014 1:45-3:45pm
This fun, informative and interactive show takes a brief look at the myths and constellations of the spring night sky. Shows run at 13:45 and 15:15.
- Any age
Culture Quarter Walk
- 16 May 2014 4-8:30pm
The Tour includes St. John's Gardens, St George's Hall, Walker Art Gallery, Central Library and more.
Learn all about the buildings & the characters involved in the development of this unique area which is a key part of Liverpools UNESCO World Heritage status and the walk includes 3 out of the top 10 attractions in Liverpool as listed by TripAdvisor.
This is a LightNight event, Liverpool's one-night arts & culture festival. Part of Museums at Night.. Visit www.lightnightliverpool.co.uk for more details and the full programme.
Tickets £3.00 (usually £7.50) please book via 07908 268 356 / email@example.com.
Snakes (title tbc)
- 19 September 2014 — 22 February 2015
A new exhibition about snakes will open in April. Slither into a secretive life of snakes and bring to light the bringing to light the beauty and mystery surrounding these extraordinary animals.