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EVENTS: Coming up in May

Posted on: 29th April 2015

LYME REGIS MUSEUM DOES FOSSIL FEST The Museum has lots of exciting activities and exhibits for Fossil Fest on 1-3rd May. All day in the Marquee on the beach, our team will be providing fossil polishing; ammonites can be purchased at pocket-money prices; you will be shown how to prepare your fossil for its final… READ MORE

Lyme's Battle with the Sea

Lyme’s Battle with the Sea

Posted on: 24th April 2015

The web-site now contains two extensive articles about the Town’s sea defences by Museum researcher, Richard Bull. Click here to read the articles.

EVENTS: Coming up in April

Posted on: 1st April 2015

The summer season has started at Lyme Regis Museum with opening hours 10.00 a.m. till 5.00 p.m Mondays to Saturdays and 11.00 a.m.till 5.00 p.m on Sundays. April sees a new exhibition in the Rotunda and a cake and home produce stall from the new “Help us Grow” group. More events are planned for the… READ MORE

Early Lyme Regis

Early Lyme Regis

Posted on: 27th March 2015

We now have an article about the very early settlements around Lyme. Click here to read it.

Mary Anning Wing Public Consultation

Posted on: 18th March 2015

Lyme Regis Museum wants to hear what the people of Lyme think about its plans to extend the museum through the creation of the Mary Anning Wing. Director David Tucker said “As many people know, the museum has been working on a plan to extend the museum for several years. We are making excellent progress… READ MORE

New in the Museum: Novelty Postcards

New in the Museum: Novelty Postcards

Posted on: 11th March 2015

As pictured above, Lyme Regis Museum has a new exhibit of Novelty Postcards on show! This features a number of novelty cards of Lyme, taken from a collection recently given by the Friends of the Museum. It will remain on display until mid May.

Sea Defences - The Cobb breakwater

Sea Defences – The Cobb breakwater

Posted on: 11th March 2015

Our web-site now contains an article giving an extensive history of the Cobb breakwater. Click here to read Richard Bull’s article.

EVENTS: Coming up in March

Posted on: 1st March 2015

Vile Ministers and Poor Silly Creatures Thursday 5th March in Woodmead Hall at 2.30pm. A talk by Bruce Upton. Stories from Dorset in the Civil War, some tragic, some comic, all happening in the mid 1600s. Robert Hildyard – Lord of Catherstone Manor Tuesday 31st March in Woodmead Hall at 2.30pm. A presentation by Mike… READ MORE

Newly found Ichthyosaur named after Mary Anning

Newly found Ichthyosaur named after Mary Anning

Posted on: 19th February 2015

A fossil ichthyosaur that was discovered on the Dorset coast in the 1980s has been discovered to be a totally new species. What’s more, it has been named Ichthyosaurus anningae after Lyme’s famous fossil hunter, Mary Anning. To read more about the ichthyosaur and to watch a video click on this link.

Family Fun Day - February half-term 2015

Family Fun Day – February half-term 2015

Posted on: 14th February 2015

Have great fun making a Pasta-saurus between 11am and 3pm on Thursday 19th February. Everything is free all day!