World Museum (Liverpool, England)

Off to the World Museum? See our insider advice for a queue-free visit as well as opening times and phone numbers!

Estimated Attendance

Closed Estimated wait until 23:59
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10:00 11:00
11:00 16:00
16:00 17:00
Very high

Useful information

Opening hours and admission fees

  • The World Museum is open daily, from 10am to 5pm.
  • The Museum is closed from 2pm on 24 December, all day 25 and 26 December, and 1 January.
  • Admission is free.

Tips for your visit

Avoid visiting the World Museum on Saturday - it’s the busiest day of the week.

Sunday is the second busiest day, so whenever it’s possible choose a weekday for your visit.

The best days to visit the World Museum are Wednesday and Thursday.

The attendance is always higher during the school holidays and on bank holidays.

July and August are the busiest months. Visit November through January or in September to avoid crowds and discover the museum when it’s at its calmest.

Planetarium tickets

Entrance to the planetarium is free, but you’ll need a ticket to enter. Tickets are available on the day of the show from 10am until 5 minutes before the show starts (or until they are all gone, whichever is sooner).

Tickets are only available from the information desk on the ground floor and are on a first come first served basis, they can’t be pre-booked in advance.

Don’t forget to take a ticket on your arrival to the museum!

World Museum

World Museum

Photo credits to Elliott Brown via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Contact numbers

World Museum 0151 478 4393
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World Museum
📍 William Brown Street
L3 8EN

On foot: World Museum is in Liverpool city centre, close to the entrance to the Queensway Tunnel and Lime Street station.

By train: Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central are the nearest train station.

By bus: Queens Square or Liverpool One bus stations

By car: There is pay and display parking outside the museum on William Brown Street and behind the museum on Hunter Street.

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