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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 August
Monday 11th August sees an illustrated talk by David Cox, "Some of our Native Wildlife Wonders", at 7.30 pm at Woodmead Halls, organised by the Friends of Lyme Regis Museum. There are two exhibitions...
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Comments (0) | Posted by Andrew May on 01 August 2014
Lyme Lads - D-Day

Now that the D-Day exhibition has been replaced by our Lyme Regis and World War I exhibition, you can still see the major part of it on our web-site. Click here and go to "Lyme Lads - D-Day".

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Comments (0) | Posted by Keith Shaw on 29 July 2014
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