Lyme Regis Museum

Lyme Regis Museum
Bridge Street
Lyme Regis
Dorset
DT7 3QA
England

Website

www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk

E-mail

info@lymeregismuseum.co.uk

Telephone

01297 443370

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The brick built Grade II listed museum building from the front courtyard
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Built on the site of the home of Lyme’s renowned fossilist Mary Anning, the museum is one of the architectural gems of the town and is packed with fascinating displays.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Easter to October and School Holdays - 7 days a week 10am - 5pm (4pm on Sun)
November to Easter - Wed to Sun 11am - 4pm (closed Mon and Tues)

Admission charges

Standard £3.75
Concessions £3.25
Children and students under 21 free

Discounts

  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums

Additional info

Our library, archive and research facilities are available by appointment.

Local history, literary connections and geology

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Maritime, Personalities, Photography, Social History, Trade and Commerce

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of lyme regis seafront

Mary Anning Walks

  • 29 November 2014 1:30-3pm
  • 6 December 2014 1:30-3pm
  • 13 December 2014 1:30-3pm
  • 20 December 2014 1:30-3pm
  • 27 December 2014 1:30-3pm

Join Professional guide Natalie Manifold for a walk around Mary Anning's Lyme Regis. Learn about the life of 'the greatest fossil hunter ever known'.

Explore the town as Mary knew it, see where she lived and where she sold her fossils. The walk follows the old paths and streets of Lyme and is moderately difficult with some steep slopes and approximately 20 steps. Flat shoes and waterproofs are recommended.

The duration of the walk is approximately an hour and a half.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£6.00 adults, children and students £3.00.

Website

http://www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk/whats-on/mary-anning-walks

photograph of lyme regis seafront

The Conservation of Seaside Towns

  • 9 December 2014 2:30-3:30pm

An illustrated talk by Peter Coe of The Lyme Regis Society, at Woodmead Halls.

Jointly with The Lyme Regis Society. Followed by discussion.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Entrance £1.50, including refreshments.

Website

http://www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk/whats-on/events

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