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Lyme Regis Museum Announce Reopening

The Lyme Regis Museum has announced it will reopen on September 12th.

Lyme Regis Museum (official name Lyme Regis Philpot Museum) is situated in the town of Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, England. It is a registered charity.

The museum building was commissioned in 1901 by Thomas Philpot, a relative of the fossil collector Elizabeth Philpot, hence the name. The architect of the building was George Vialls, who also designed the nearby Guildhall. It is built on the site of the birthplace and home of the fossil hunter Mary Anning. The Anning family also ran a shop here.

The collections and subject areas exhibited include fossils from the surrounding area dating from the Jurassic period, geology, local maritime history, memorabilia, and writers associated with the town such as Jane Austen and John Fowles.

Opening Hours:
8 September 2020 – December 31st 2020
Tuesday – Saturday, 10am-4pm

Lyme Regis Museum Geology Gallery

Lyme Regis Museum
Bridge Street
Lyme Regis
Dorset DT7 3QA
t. 01297 443370
[email protected]