Fossil Hunting at Lyme Regis

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Where Mary Anning lived

Opening Times

Road works are being carried out in Lyme Regis by Dorset County. Bridge Street, at the front of the Museum, is closed to all vehicles until Feb 18th. The museum remains open, pedestrian access is open, but occasionally limited along Bridge Street. You can also access the museum from Cobb Gate Car Park, along the seafront, to the signs that direct you up the steps and round to the Front Door.

From Sunday 31st October:
Open: Wed–Sun 10am–4pm

Please note: Other than in Dorset School Holidays, the museum is closed on Mondays

Admission Prices

Adults £5.95

Children £2.75

Family Ticket £14.75 ( two adults and three children or one adult and four children)

Schools How can we help you? Please contact us and find out what we can do for you!

Annual Ticket
Free return entry ~ Visit as many times as you like
Adult £7.95
Child/STU £4.95
Family £16.75


What you’ll find here

  • Magnificent sea views
  • Built on the site of Mary Anning’s former home and fossil shop – we’re the Mary Anning experts!
  • Jurassic fossils, Mary Anning, history of the town and Cobb, literary Lyme
  • Family friendly
  • Lots for children of all ages to see and do
  • Special school holiday events
  • Lift to the first floor

What our visitors are saying on Trip Advisor

“It is an absolute treasure and must thing to do if visiting Lyme Regis”

“Enthusiastic staff, child friendly and excellent value”

“Popped in to escape the rain and what a treat we had”

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