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

Adults £4.95
Children and students £2.50
Under 6 FREE


  • Museums Association
  • International Council of Museums

Additional info

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

Geology, Literature, Art, Local history, Natural History, and photography archives.

Collection details

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

Key artists and exhibits

  • Mary Anning
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Tea and Conversations

Sunday Afternoon Tea at the Museum with Poet Sarah Acton

  • 22 September — 1 December 2019 *on now

Join Poet Sarah Acton for a series of Sunday afternoon sessions exploring the museum collections, writing and sharing words. This informal group will meet at the museum on Sunday afternoons to develop their creative writing skills and explore the collections in more detail. No experience necessary, suitable for beginners and those wanting to develop their creative writing skills. Tea and Cake included.

Suitable for

  • 18+


£5.95 for 10 sessions includes museum entry

Lyme Regis Museum
Bridge Street
Lyme Regis




01297 443370

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