Café and shop

The world museum cafe

We offer a great choice of places to eat and shop at World Museum. 

Ground floor shop and café closed from 27 February

Please note that ground floor shop and café at World Museum are temporarily closed from Monday 27 February 2017 while we undergo an exciting redevelopment to improve facilities for our visitors.                                                                                                                                                    

During the shop closure, a selection of toys, gifts and souvenirs will be available to buy from our pop-up shop located in the atrium, as well as via our online shop. Our brand new and improved shop will be reopening in late March, bigger and better than ever with all your favourites, from space souvenirs to exciting Egypt gifts.

Our new ground floor café will be reopening in mid-April. During the temporary closures you can visit the café on the top floor of World Museum - take in the roof top views across the city while enjoying a hearty lunch or a light snack. We offer a selection of hot meals, paninis, salads, soups, sandwiches, cakes and hot and cold drinks. Our top floor café is perfect for your family outing, with children’s options also available. 

For further news about our new shop and café launch, please check this page periodically for updates.

Ground floor café

The ground floor cafe is currently closed. 

Top floor café 

Situated on the fifth floor, our café offers modern affordable food made by our in house chefs using fresh seasonal produce. Take in the roof top views across the city while enjoying a hearty lunch or a light snack – we offer a selection of hot meals, paninis, salads, soups, sandwiches, cakes and hot and cold drinks. Our top floor café is perfect for your family outing, with children’s options also available.

Opening times: Daily 11am - 4pm (hot food is served from 11.30am to 3pm, Monday to Friday; 11am to 3.30pm, Saturday and Sunday)

Contact us:  For bookings and enquiries call 0151 478 4336 or complete our online enquiries form here.

We offer:  

  • Free wifi
  • Highchairs
  • Free standing tables and chairs
  • Children’s menu
  • Group packages available

  Shop

We have a shop located on the ground floor accessible from the museum atrium. We stock a wide range of toys, gifts, books and souvenirs specially tailored to the younger visitor, whether your little ones are interested in roaring dinosaurs, Egyptian mummies, creepy crawly bugs or becoming a space explorer. We offer a great selection of pocket money priced toys too. You’re sure to find a suitable souvenir of your visit.

If you’re shopping for a special gift why not visit our soft toy emporium. We have a wide range of cuddly toys from wildlife to sea-life, dinosaurs to monsters. These make great gifts for special occasions or a treat for the little ones.

A selection of our product range is also available from our online shop

All purchases made in our shops and cafes help support National Museums Liverpool

Corporate hire, private events and weddings

We offer a range of venues and spaces across our museums and galleries which are available for hire. Whether you prefer the stunning backdrop of the World Heritage Liverpool waterfront or Victorian architectural grandeur to host your event our venues are sure to leave a memorable impression.

We are fully accessible and equipped with state of the art facilities, able to accommodate up to 600 people for corporate conferences, dinners, weddings, drinks receptions. Please contact our Events team for more details on  0151 478 4780  or email us at  corporate.events@liverpool museums.org.uk

Find out more about corporate hire and events at our venues.