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The Jurassic Coast Fossil Finder

The Jurassic Coast Fossil Finder

Posted on: 28th June 2014

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 scull , the Lyme Bay Ichthyosaur. Click here to go to the Fossil Finder to get more information on the scull and… READ MORE

Great News about the Mary Anning Wing Initiative

Posted on: 27th June 2014

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 make Lyme’s unique history and palaeontology more accessible to audiences of all ages and abilities. The Mary Anning Wing Initiative will provide… READ MORE

New Species of Giant Bug from the Age of the Dinosaurs

New Species of Giant Bug from the Age of the Dinosaurs

Posted on: 22nd May 2014

In a recent event at Lyme Regis Museum, local collector James Carroll showed Dr Andrew Ross (fossil insect expert at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh) some specimens of fossil insects that he had collected. Dr Ross excitedly recognised one unusual wing as that of a giant water bug (family Belostomatidae). This family, which… READ MORE

Mary Anning's Google Doodle

Mary Anning’s Google Doodle

Posted on: 21st May 2014

Occasionally the Google logo is replaced with a topical “Google Doodle”, either at a national or international level. For example, two days ago on 19 May 2014 Google celebrated the 40th anniversary of Rubik’s Cube with an interactive version of the game. Today however it was the turn of Lyme’s most famous fossil collector, Mary… READ MORE

Web-site upgrades

Web-site upgrades

Posted on: 11th July 2013

Regular visitors to our web-site will have noticed the major changes we have recently made with a new look and an integrated blog. However, there is more going on “behind the scenes”. We have been working with Webfooted Designs to generally improve the site for some months. The integrated blog will mean that we now… READ MORE

The Lyme Regis Museum Blog has moved…

Posted on: 27th June 2013

After two years hosted by Google Blogger, the Lyme Regis Museum blog now has a new home on the main Museum website. The old blog http://lymeregismuseum.blogspot.co.uk will no longer be updated, so if you are following via RSS or have it bookmarked please change the link to http://www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk/the-museum-blog.