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Mackenzie Dewar Gibb receiving his prize from David Cox, chairman of the Friends of Lyme Regis Museum

Friends of the Museum Bursary Award Video 2022

Posted on: 6th July 2022

The Lyme Regis Museum has been celebrating its centenary. As part of this The Friends of the Museum set up a bursary for sixth form students from Woodroffe School. The… READ MORE

Mars Rocks

Mary Anning on Mars!

Posted on: 11th January 2021

We’ve just discovered that ‘Curiosity’, NASA’s long serving planetary rover on Mars (3,000 Mars days or ‘Sols’ and counting) has carried out test drillings, and that two of these ground… READ MORE

Museum at Home Launch

In conversation with curious things

Posted on: 18th December 2020

A creative project for wellbeing and pleasure Lyme Regis Museum is full of curious things, we often ask ourselves; how did it get here, who made it, why is it… READ MORE

Here for Culture

We’ve received a grant from Arts Council England’s Cultural Recovery Fund!

Posted on: 12th October 2020

Lyme Regis Museum has been awarded £60,000 as part of the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. It will ensure that our… READ MORE

Geology Gallery

Press Release: Museum Re-opening

Posted on: 4th September 2020

It is wonderful to be re-opening Lyme Regis Museum on Tuesday 8 September and we are looking forward to hearing the happy buzz of visitors in the galleries again. The… READ MORE

Lyme Regis Museum Investigates…

Lyme Regis Museum Investigates…

Posted on: 27th July 2020

Find out about fossils with modern-day ‘Mary Anning’, geologist Dr Anjana Khatwa. We’re releasing a series of short films on You Tube, where Anjana brings our fossils to life in… READ MORE

Henry De la Beche

Henry De la Beche and the Enslavement of Black People

Posted on: 3rd July 2020

Henry De la Beche, first Director of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, President of the Geological Society of London and friend of Mary Anning inherited a sugar plantation in… READ MORE

Geologist Writes Song About Mary Anning

Posted on: 19th June 2020

A songwriting geologist is probably quite rare, and the same can probably be said for songs about Mary Anning (or indeed palaeontologists in general). We’re delighted that Jim Truman (a… READ MORE

Museum Shop

Specialist Volunteer

Posted on: 13th February 2020

Can you help us? We’re looking for a specialist volunteer with a strong background in retail to advise us on how we can make our wonderful museum shop even better…. READ MORE

Stunning Ichthyosaurs and Ammonites

Stunning Ichthyosaurs and Ammonites

Posted on: 30th August 2019

Stunning Ichthyosaurs and Ammonites from a series of workshops delivered by Darrell Wakelam this summer at Lyme Regis Museum. Here are just some of the images created by our creative… READ MORE