Lyme Regis Museum

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.

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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


  • 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.

Museums at Night Party

  • 27 October 2017 6-8:30pm

MUSEUMS AT NIGHT PARTY Friday 27 October 6pm – 8.30pm
A special late-night opening at Lyme Regis Museum to celebrate the Museums At Night festival with Jurassic art activities, face-painting, spooky storytelling, gallery talk, and hot chocolate and marshmallows for little trick or treaters! Museum admission and activities free at this event.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Special Event, No admission charge, activities Free.

Lyme Regis Museum
Bridge Street
Lyme Regis




01297 443370

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