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Late night openings for Terracotta Warriors exhibition

26 June 2018 by Jennifer Grindley

Terracotta Warriors at World Museum. Image © Gareth Jones

Since our landmark exhibition China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors opened in February, we’ve welcomed over 300,000 visitors from across the country and around the world. For many, it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the incredible life-size figures from the burial site of China’s First Emperor.

Now due to popular demand, visitors will be able to experience the exhibition after hours at late night openings on Fridays and Saturdays throughout August, with the last entry at 8pm.

Showcasing objects from one of the world’s greatest archaeological discoveries, the exhibition traces the rise to power of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang. It explores his quest for immortality and reveals the social, political and cultural transformations that, along with his terracotta army, remain enduring symbols of the First Emperor’s legacy. The story of the Han Dynasty’s golden age is also told through exquisite objects from royal burial sites.

Exhibition tickets can be booked online and are priced from £14.50 for adults, £13 for concessions and £5.50 for children aged between 6 and 17 years. Entry to the exhibition is free to children aged 5 years and under, and members of National Museums Liverpool can visit the exhibition as many times as they like, for free!

  1. Martin Sears says:

    What time does the museum close on a Tuesday / Wednesday please.

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Martin, the Museum closes between 5pm and 6pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays to accommodate visitors to our Terracotta Warriors exhibition with a 4pm ticket slot.

  2. Colin Woodward says:

    is it possible to get tickets on the day for the terracotta warriors. we are in Liverpool from 23rd to 25th July.

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Colin, you can purchase tickets for dates which are sold out online from the ticket booth outside of World Museum. We also release a limited number of day tickets from the booth each day. It opens at 9.30am daily and we advise visitors arrive early to purchase same-day tickets.

  3. Carol Goldsmith says:

    Looking to bring my disabled mother as her carer and possibly my daughter too on Weds 1/8/18 for Mums 90 th birthday at 4 pm. Website says tickets are available but won’t add to basket. Can you help please?

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Carol, unfortunately tickets are sold out online for Wednesday 1 August. You can purchase tickets for dates that are sold out online from the ticket booth outside World Museum which opens at 9.30am daily. Alternatively, the next available date online is Friday 3 August.

  4. Georgina Bennett says:

    Hi I would like to come on Saturday 21july to see the expedition can you please tell the latest time I can attend thanks

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Georgina, the last entry to the exhibition on Saturdays in July is 7pm; however, tickets are sold out online for July. We release a limited number of walk up tickets from the ticket booth outside of the Museum which opens at 9.30am daily. We advise visitors arrive as early as they an to get tickets for the same day.

  5. Rachel Ditchburn says:

    Hi

    Any dates in August

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Rachel, tickets for dates in August can be booked via our website: wwww.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/warriors. The last entry is at 4pm Monday to Thursday and Sundays in August, and 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

  6. Gosia says:

    Hello what is the opening time on Friday 27-07-18 to see the exhibition

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Gosia, time slots are every half an hour from 10am until 5pm for weekdays in July. Please be advised that online tickets for July are sold out, although we do release a limited number of walk up tickets from the ticket booth outside the Museum. This opens at 9.30am daily and we advise visitors arrive early for the best chance of getting tickets.

  7. Steve j says:

    Hi – for the late night openings – what time does the museum actually close ?
    I can’t find any details on the website other than last entry at 8pm
    I intend booking for an evening slot but wanted to make sure I have enough time to get around the exhibition without rushing
    Thanks

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Steve, whilst the Museum’s other floors close at 5pm, the exhibition and exhibition shop remain open until all of the 8pm ticket holders have visited the exhibition. Usually, visitors spend between 1 hour and 1.5 hours in the exhibition.

  8. Jayne Jones says:

    Please would you advise. I have no way of contacting you by telephone. All voicemail boxes are full and you have no option for me to speak to a person! I have 4 tickets for Terracotta Army today at 4pm, travelling from Norfolk, but there are countless tailbacks on A1 & M62. Having travelled 230 miles to see this exhibition, I would be very grateful if our tickets could be used on Sunday in the event that we cannot get to you in time. Yours in hope! Thank you. Jayne Jones

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Jayne, we’re sorry to hear about your travel difficulties. If you are not able to make it to the Museum today, please email tickets@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk quoting your booking reference and our team will do their best to accommodate your visit on an alternative day.

  9. Diana Dale says:

    We are arriving in Liverpool on the 6th of August will we be able to purchase 3 tickets at door of the museum for that day ?
    Thank you

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Diana, tickets for 6th August are sold out online. We release a very limited number of walk-up tickets from the ticket booth outside the Museum. This opens at 9.30am daily and we advise visitors arrive as early as they can for the best chance of getting tickets.

  10. Grace Radford says:

    What evidence do i need to provide to access a free carers tickets?

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Grace, you do not need to provide any evidence with your free careers ticket.

  11. Jane Avery says:

    I am planning on coming on 5th October. Please could you advise me how long it would take to see?

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Jane, on average visitors spend between 1 and 1.5 hours in the exhibition space.

  12. Vanessa Williams says:

    when in October does the exhibition finish please?

  13. lisa says:

    Hi Can you tell me what time the exhibition closes if I book tickets at 8pm? and is the rest of the museum open late?

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Lisa, the exhibition and exhibition shop remain open until all of the 8pm ticket holders have visited the exhibition. Usually, visitors spend between 1 hour and 1.5 hours in the exhibition.

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Lisa, whilst the Museum’s other floors close at 5pm, the exhibition and exhibition shop remain open until all of the 8pm ticket holders have visited the exhibition. Usually, visitors spend between 1 hour and 1.5 hours in the exhibition.

  14. Susan Pickering says:

    Is there a possibility the exhibition will be extended beyond 28th October? I am planning a visit to Liverpool late November, early December.

    • Jennifer Grindley says:

      Hi Susan, there is no chance that the exhibition will be extended beyond 28 October, although we have extended our opening during Fridays and Saturdays in August, September and October so that people coming from outside of Liverpool can visit the exhibition later. For more information and to book tickets, visit the exhibition page.

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