Tourist information

World Museum

History of the museum

World Museum is the oldest of the museums and galleries operated by National Museums Liverpool. It first opened on 8 March 1853!

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City Explorer bus tours

Buy tickets from us for the City Explorer buses - a great way to see highlights of the city, including Merseyside Maritime Museum| and Museum of Liverpool|, hosted by a live guide.  Every ticket sold at our venues supports National Museums Liverpool.

Full details, including prices and the 'Do the double' offer with Mersey Ferries, are on the City Explorer buses page|.