Part of National Museums Liverpool
The story of the damage caused by the bombing of the museum on 3 May 1941.
Robes and dancers' attire from the Charles Bell Tibetan collection.
Pendants and necklaces from our New Zealand collection.
From Antiquities to Zoology, over 1.7 million internationally significant artefacts and specimens.
80,000 objects from across the ancient world including Egyptian, Nubian, Greek, Roman, Cypriot, Mesopotamian and Anglo-Saxon collections.
The herbarium currently contains around 400,000 specimens, the great majority being pressed dried mounted specimens.
The collection is made up of around 40,000 objects from Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas.
The geological collection at World Museum contains over 40,000 fossils as well as extensive rock and mineral collections.
The horology collections are extensive, containing over 12,000 items and are of international significance.
The collection contains several significant items from the Liverpool Royal Institution and Bidston Observatory.
The zoology collection is made up of around 1.2 million specimens of invertebrate and vertebrate animals.
In April, we told you about Chrissy Partheni, Curator of Antiquities at World Museum and her involvement with this year’s Biennial in Liverpool – read it here.
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