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PRESS RELEASE: Museum seeks new team of Volunteer Gallery Guides

Posted on: 29th November 2017

Lyme Regis Museum is looking for enthusiastic people who love Lyme and its history, to help bring their newly refurbished galleries to life as Volunteer Gallery Guides. Museum Director David Tucker said “We’re looking for a new team of Volunteer Gallery Guides to play the important role of unlocking the museum’s world-class collections for visitors… READ MORE

PRESS RELEASE: Kids Takeover the Museum!

Posted on: 22nd November 2017

  On the 17 November over 50 young people from The Woodroffe School and St Michael’s Primary School ‘took over’ Lyme Regis Museum for the day.  The students participated in a range of activities inspired by the museum’s collections, as part of the Kids in Museums national Takeover Day event.  Takeover Day is a celebration… READ MORE

Sir David Attenborough Guest of Honour at Museum Inauguration Ceremony

PRESS RELEASE: Sir David Attenborough Guest of Honour at Museum Inauguration Ceremony

Posted on: 22nd September 2017

Lyme Regis Museum was honoured today to welcome its most famous patron, Sir David Attenborough, to lead a special inauguration ceremony for the Mary Anning Wing, the new extension which opened in July. In a speech to over 200 museum supporters and funders, Sir David emphasised the importance of Lyme Regis to the development of… READ MORE

Museum Opening

PRESS RELEASE: Lyme Regis Museum is Open!

Posted on: 18th July 2017

Yesterday morning at 10.00am the museum opened its doors to the public following the building of a brand-new extension, the Mary Anning Wing. The new wing brings the museum up to date with improved visitor facilities including a lift, a new classroom and learning space, a brand new interactive fossil gallery and the most stunning… READ MORE

Tracy Chevalier cutting the ribbon

Opening Ceremony Held with a Special Thank You to Volunteers and Supporters

Posted on: 13th July 2017

Yesterday at 2.30pm, we held an opening ceremony in the museum square with Tracy Chevalier and special guests Sylvia Oliver, our longest serving volunteer, and Anna Lovich who made the very first donation to the project. The ceremony was a celebration of the reopening of Lyme Regis Museum and an opportunity to thank all those… READ MORE

The view looking east from the museum shop and reception

VACANCY: Museum Shop and Admissions Desk Assistant

Posted on: 6th July 2017

Lyme Regis Museum is seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing person to work in the museum’s shop and on the admissions desk 3 days per week (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) through the summer months, starting on Saturday 22nd July. Training on the tills is available if necessary. The post will include working with the museum’s duty… READ MORE

Lyme Regis Museum Extension

Lyme Regis Museum to Reopen after £1.5million Extension and Improvements

Posted on: 29th June 2017

PRESS RELEASE Lyme Regis Museum is thrilled to announce that its doors will reopen to the public on Monday 17th July 2017 following the completion of its new £1.5million Mary Anning Wing extension. Thanks to National Lottery investors and other funders, the museum can now offer a new interactive fossil gallery and Fine Foundation Learning… READ MORE

Lyme Regis Museum

VACANCY: Museum Assistant (Visitor Services)

Posted on: 12th April 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED Are you looking for a challenge? Our museum is looking to appoint a museum assistant to help us run our visitor services through the busy and exciting period when our museum re-opens. It’s a full time, six months post and you’ll need to be computer literate, confident working… READ MORE

Fossil Polishing

EVENT: Fossil Polishing

Posted on: 19th October 2016

Fossil Polishing Tuesday  25th October 10am – 4pm Marine Shelters, Marine Parade, Lyme Regis. Fossil Prices £2.50 – £4.00 Drop in sessions, come along to meet the museum team and have a go at polishing your own fossils in the Marine Shelters, Marine Parade, on Tuesday 22nd October. Suitable for all ages.

Mary Anning Wing Visualisation

Loving Lyme’s History

Posted on: 24th August 2016

We love Lyme Regis Museum.  It’s charming, and it’s quirky.  But it’s bursting at the seams.  There just isn’t enough space to show off the town’s wonderful scientific and artistic heritage.  Or, for that matter, to look after our visitors properly (it’s true – we don’t even have loos!). So, we’re showing it our love. … READ MORE