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Bees: A Story of Survival

World Museum Liverpool

★★★★☆

The latest temporary exhibition at World Museum Liverpool sees the museum partner with multi-disciplinary artist Wolfgang Buttress to produce a fascinating insight into the world of bees, how they have adapted to survive since the time of the dinosaur, and how vital they are to the survival of humanity. The exhibition blends interactive displays, sculptures, lights and media across 8 different rooms. The first room contained detailed information about bees, with computer displays covering everything from the anatomy of a bee through to the different species of bees around the world.

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Mersey Tunnel Tour

Mersey Travel

★★★★★

Hidden in plain sight is a unique way to experience Liverpool; from the underground! For just £10 per person, Mersey Travel offer a unique tour of the Queensway Tunnel which runs under the River Mersey and connects Liverpool and Birkenhead together. Lasting approximately 2 hours and limited to 20 people at a time, the tour takes in the original control room, giant ventilation fans, the rescue areas underneath the roadway, a section of the Old George Dock, and even out onto a gangway of the tunnel whilst cars are driving through.

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Old Dock Tour

Liverpool Maritime Museum

★★★★★

If you have ever been shopping at Liverpool One, you may have noticed that in between the Starbucks and John Lewis is a viewpoint down into the old dock that the entire shopping centre is built on. But did you know that you can go on a full tour of the remaining dock with Liverpool Maritime Museum? The tour tells the story of the world’s first commercial enclosed wet dock, and the impact that this had on the development of the city of Liverpool.

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Return of the Gods

World Museum Liverpool

★★★★★

World Museum Liverpool’s latest temporary exhibition is a family-friendly exploration into the earliest superhero tales; the mythology of the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece and Rome. Displaying the extensive collection of 18th Century antiquarian Henry Blundell of Sefton, statues over 2 metres tall have been combined with over 100 sculptures and objects to show how everyday life was influenced by mythology. This is the first time so much of Henry Blundell’s collection has been displayed in one exhibition.