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Lyme Regis Museum

This place is usually open now.

David Attenborough describes this attraction as “A delightful and remarkable museum, a jewel”.

Lyme Regis Museum stands in the heart of the town of Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. Built in 1900 by Thomas Philpot, the museum has a stunning seafront location in a town that is world-famous for its fossils. There is an interactive geology galley, a learning centre, local history, fossil hunting walks, famous writers, paintings and information about Lyme Regis’s most famous fossil hunter – Mary Anning.

Discover 200 million years of history with this wonderful day out and a full calendar of events, particularly in the school holidays. Guided fossil hunting walks are available for up to 10 people. Parking is available nearby at the Charmouth Road Car Park.

Where to find Lyme Regis Museum

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Lyme Regis Museum
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9.6 miles from Highlands End and Eype Beach

7.4 miles from Golden Cap

12.8 miles from Graston Copse

32.5 miles from Sandyholme

Opening Times
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Monday: closed

Tuesday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wednesday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thursday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Lyme Regis Museum features in 1 of our itineraries...

A Day in Lyme Regis

Places to visit include Lyme Regis, Lyme Regis Museum, Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, Lyme Regis Crazy Golf, Felicity’s Farm Shop, among others

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