Forthcoming museum events
FRIDAY 17th MAY 7.00pm at the Museum
Museums at Night - "The Beast in the Cellar"
Come and see the Museum's big ichthyosaurs and hear our geologists talk about them
Tickets are limited in number and cost £5.00 with children free
SATURDAY 18th MAY - SUNDAY 19th MAY at the Museum
Happy Birthday Mary Anning
Visitors will have the opportunity to see our fantastic display of rarely seen fossils as well as learn more about the creatures that swam the Jurassic seas in the age of the dinosaurs. Our scientists will here with their ‘hands on’ fossil collections, so you can learn all about finding fossils in Lyme Regis. There will also be a talk given by Tom Sharpe of the National Museum of Wales and an expert on the life of Mary Anning at 2.30pm in the Museum on Saturday 18th May.
The museum will also be running its fabulous fossil polishing, this will give visitors the chance to prepare and take away their own Jurassic treasure. Fossils start at pocket money prices but larger ammonites will be available for the more ambitious.
On Saturday, May 18th the Lyme Regis Museum is open for free.
Visitors can also sign up for a ‘Mary Anning Walk’, and walk in Mary’s steps with Natalie Manifold as she guides you through Mary’s life in Lyme. The walks start at 1.30pm, please contact us click here for details.
THURSDAY 23rd MAY
Coach Trip to Wells Cathedral & Somerset Rural Life Museum at Glastonbury
Coach leaves Holmbush Car-park at 10am. £20/person. Phone 01297 445337 to book
For enquiries, please telephone 01297 443370 or email
Look at some of our earlier events >
Events organised by The Friends of Lyme Regis Museum -
Entrance £2.00 for members of the Friends and £3.00 for non-members unless otherwise stated.
The entrance charge includes refreshments.
Events held jointly with The Lyme Regis Society –
Entrance £1.50 for all.
The entrance charge includes refreshments .Click here for more information.