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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.

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