Why World Museum is a hit with the kids

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Boy enjoys snakes exhibitionWith a huge range things to see including a planetarium, dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt gallery, our bug house and an aquarium - there really is something for everyone in World Museum. We think it's a great place for kids.  Happily for us, it's not just us that think this -  World Museum has just won the ‘Best day out for under 12s’ at the Family Go Live awards. Yay! So, what is it that appeals most to children at the museum?
"People have fond memories of visiting a museum when they were a kid and now, more than ever, there's a lot of stuff for children- both the younger and older ones. We want kids to enjoy and learn about the world in a fun way, so we have a lot of hands-on activities, from touching living sea-creatures to creating your own Javanese shadow puppet. We know we're doing something right when our visitors tell us."  Steve Judd, Director of World Museum.
And here's what some of you have said:
"Our family went to the World Museum in Liverpool. 5 floors covering Space, Dinosaurs, Natural History, Egypt, and an Aquarium!" "Thanks to your staff member who showed my 3yr old the skulls & bones earlier. Holding some of them has really made his day!" Faye Jackson "Tilly and Edith wanted to take Iggy home! Going home to 'How to draw dinosaurs' book." Kath Saunders Usborne "What a fantastic time we had @World_Museum #Liverpool, kids loved it and all for free...#brilliant!" Neil Bentley "The boys loved their visit today, sunshine show and meet the mummy very good!" Matt Lintill "We survived!! 500 very tired and happy brownies all off back home. Thanks @World_Museum we've had an amazing time!" Girlguiding Wirral
We are delighted so many people have had a great time at World Museum.  Find out more about  what there is to see and do at World Museum and our Sssnakes Alive! exhibition. If you're visiting us, you can tweet @world_museum to tell us what you enjoy seeing or doing the most. What do you think kids enjoy most about World Museum?