World Museum

Exterior of World Museum Liverpool
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Discover treasures from around the world, explore outer space and meet live creatures at the World Museum!

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.

Venue Type:

Museum, Science centre

See also

Opening hours

Daily 10am-5pm
Closed: 24 December, from 2pm.
25, 26 December
1 January

Admission charges

World Museums is 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.

Collection details

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
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Crafts at World Museum

Chinese zodiac masks

  • 24 February 2018 1-4pm

The 16th February 2018 marks the start of the year of the dog on the Chinese lunar calendar. In the Chinese culture, each year is represented by one of the 12 different animals. Join us to learn how to use the Chinese calendar, discover your zodiac animal and make your own zodiac animal mask to take away with you.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
Crafts at World Museum

Chinese Zodiac Masks

  • 25 February 2018 1-4pm

The 16th February 2018 marks the start of the year of the dog on the Chinese lunar calendar. In the Chinese culture, each year is represented by one of the 12 different animals. Join us to learn how to use the Chinese calendar, discover your zodiac animal and make your own zodiac animal mask to take away with you.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 7-10
  • 5-6

Website

http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/events/displayevent.aspx?EventId=35691

World Museum
William Brown Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 8EN
England

Website

World Museum Liverpool

www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml

E-mail

Press

press@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Telephone

General information

0151 478 4393

Press

0151 478 4612

Fax

Education

0151 478 4788

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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