Clore Natural History Centre

Boy holding an animal skull

Please note: the centre is closed from 3.30pm on Thursdays during term time.

The award winning Clore Natural History Centre brings visitors face to face with the wonders of the natural world.

This is the place to come to get your hands on more than 20,000 of the most unusual and fascinating items from our huge natural science collections. You can:

    • touch a hippopotamus skull, examine an exotic tropical butterfly or hold a mammoth tooth.
    • examine rocks, minerals, fossils and plants.
    • use the interactive displays and take part in hands-on activities

Group visits

Our learning space within the centre provides specialist equipment for school groups and public workshops.

School groups are welcome, although booking is essential. For more details please contact World Museum's learning staff on 0151 478 4296.

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