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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

EVENTS: Coming up in July
There are two new exhibitions at the Museum this month: Lyme Regis and WWI, starting on Monday 7 July 2014. This will follow the "Lyme Lads" exhibition about the D-Day landings which closes on July...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 01 July 2014
The Jurassic Coast Fossil Finder
Lyme Regis Museum has recently helped the Jurassic Coast Team create a pictorial database of about 1000 fossils that can be seen in museums along the coast. The picture show's our enormous ichthyosaur...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Keith Shaw on 28 June 2014
Great News about the Mary Anning Wing Initiative
There’s great news from Lyme Regis Museum this week, with the announcement that it has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the Mary Anning Wing Initiative. The project aims to ...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 27 June 2014
EVENTS: Coming up in June
There are a couple of interesting events at the Museum this month: Know your Fossils (Saturday 7th June): A talk and hands on experience of local fossils with the Museum's geologists. Jane Did ...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 01 June 2014
Lyme Lads: the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
Next week sees the opening of a new exhibition at Lyme Regis Museum. Called "Lyme Lads", it commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings during the Second World War. "Lyme Lads" marks t...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 29 May 2014