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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...

Jane Austen dollJane Austen

Jane Austen (1775-1817) was one of Lyme's most famous and best-loved visitors...

John Gould

John Gould FRS of Lyme who became a leading ornithologist and influenced Charles Darwin..

Civil War and RebellionCivil War and Rebellion

On two occasions in the 17th century Lyme sprang into national prominence...

The Sea and the Cobb

The town's fortunes have always been closely bound up with the sea.

 

Registered Charity No. 1041201

The new Mary Anning Wing   

Read about our exciting plans for the Museum and how you can get involved.
 

Guided Fossil Walks

With Paddy Howe
and Chris Andrew
2016 dates now available

Museum events

Fossil polishing,
talks and much more

Mary Anning Walks

Follow in Mary's footsteps
with Natalie Manifold

Lyme History Walks

Discover Lyme's fascinating
history with Chris Lovejoy

Exhibitions

Current exhibitions
plus -
See what you may have missed

People & Places

Read about the people
and buildings of Lyme.
***New Article*** - 
William Caddy & Sons

Serious fossil stuff

From ammonites to ichthyosaurs and much more

Rockpooling

with Marine Biologist 
Chris Andrew

The Museum Blog

EVENTS: Coming up in May
Mary Anning's Birthday Quiz Sunday 22nd May in the Pilot Boat at 7.30pm - Maximum teams of six - £2.50 per person - Pay on the door Facts about Fossils Sunday 29th May in the Geology Gallery at 2.3...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 01 May 2016
EVENTS: Coming up in April
Talks Jane Austen and Lyme Regis by Natalie Manifold: 2.30 pm Thursday 7th April in Woodmead Hall. Organised by The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum. Sir Henry De La Beche of Lyme Regis by Keith Shaw: 2...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 01 April 2016
COMING UP: Easter events at Lyme Regis Museum
Lyme Regis Museum is organizing three special events during Easter week 2016: EASTER QUIZ: Wednesday 30th March, 7.30pm, at the Pilot Boat Inn, Lyme Regis (Maximum team size six – £2 per person – p...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 16 March 2016
New in the Museum: Railway Additions
Following the interest in the exhibition The Lyme Railway: Axed Fifty Years Ago in the Rotunda Gallery over the winter, Lyme Regis Museum has strengthened its permanent display on Lyme’s “Bluebell Lin...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 14 March 2016
EVENTS: Coming up in March
Talks Tales of the Deep by Professor Denys Brunsden: 2.30 pm Thursday 3rd March in Woodmead Hall. Spectacular sea-floor surveys (geomorphology) with incredible imagery, including Weymouth Bay. Organi...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 29 February 2016