Planning your visit 


Admission to all galleries, exhibitions and most activities is free.

Galleries & Museum opening times

Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm


Planned Closures:

Christmas 2018 - We will close at 5pm Friday 21 December 2018, re-opening Wednesday 2 January 2019!

We would like to wish all of our visitors a very Merry Christmas and we hope to see you again in 2019.


The building will be closed on the 12 February until 2pm. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Waterhouse Cafe and VGM Shop

Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm

Closed Bank Holidays

Please visit the Waterhouse Cafe page for cafe closure dates.

For University of Liverpool branded merchandise you can place your order online.


Safety and comfort of guests

For the safety and comfort of our guests, backpacks and bags of any kind are subject to inspection prior to entry.

Guests with large bags will be asked to deposit them in our designated cloakroom. Lockers are available free of charge.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Getting here

Getting here

Directions, transport and parking information

Floor plans

Floor plans

Explore the curious world that awaits you.


Exhibitions & Events

View our exhibitions & events.