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. Find out more about the City Explorer bus tours.