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Tour of the MuseumTour of the Museum

Take a step by step tour through Lyme Regis Museum...

History of Lyme Regis in Museum Objects

In 2010 Neil Ferguson, Director of the British Museum, presented a series...

Fossils and RocksFossils and Rocks

Here be dinosaurs! The museum’s geology gallery contains a wealth of fossils and tells of the early...

Mary AnningMary Anning

Mary Anning (1799-1847), born on the site of the Museum, is the most famous female fossilist...

JRR TolkienLyme's Literary and Artistic Connections

Lyme has long been a magnet for artists and writers...

The Bindon Landslip

In 1840 Lyme geologists  Conybeare and  Buckland produced the first ever fully scientific report about a major landslip - the Bindon Landslip of 1839...

The Museum Blog

COMING SOON: Fossil Fest
Just three weeks from now, over the weekend of May 3rd and 4th, Lyme's Fossil Fest returns with a new theme of “Citizens’ Science”. Lyme Regis Museum will be joining in the action by offering Free Adm...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 12 April 2014
EVENTS: Fun with Fossils
Wednesday April 9th is free entry day at Lyme Regis Museum. Come and see our collections of fossils and local history. We have two special exhibitions on show too; “REPHOTOGRAPHY” by Woodroffe School’...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 06 April 2014
EVENTS: Coming up in April
There are three talks this month: 2.30pm Wednesday 2nd April in the Guildhall: "The Day the Earth Moved: The Great Landslip of 1839" – an illustrated talk by Professor Chris Paul as part of the Drawi...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 01 April 2014
COMING SOON: Next month's exhibition
Next month will see a new exhibition at the Museum: "Lyme Landscape: Outstanding in Natural Beauty" – a Drawing Inspiration exhibition celebrating our local landscapes by Lyme Regis Museum. In the Rot...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 16 March 2014
EVENTS: Coming up in March
There are two talks this month: 2.30pm Thursday 6th March at Woodmead Halls: "The Wonders of Glass" – an illustrated talk by Alan Leadbetter on the history and uses of glass. Organized by the Friends...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 01 March 2014