Lyme Regis Museum

Lyme Regis Museum stands in the heart of the town, with stunning views of Lyme Bay and the Jurassic Coast. The Displays showcase the amazing life of Mary Anning and the world class fossil collection, as well as featuring the town’s colourful history and its remarkable literary connections, from Jane Austen and John Fowles, to Tracey Chevalier. Lyme Regis museum is one of the architectural gems of the town and is packed with fascinating displays. The museum has a busy programme of fossil walks, gallery talks and children's activities running throughout the year.


01297 443370


Venue address
Lyme Regis Museum Bridge Street
Lyme Regis
West Dorset

Other information

All year
Additional Information

We are happy to discuss your personal or group needs. We can offer alternative experiences to fossil walks such as fossil handling sessions. Please contact us for more details. Winter opening: Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm. Please see website for more information and to see summer opening times.


Wheelchair accessible
There is level access at the entrance to the museum and throughout the ground floor. The building is compact and accessibility for motorised wheelchairs is limited.
Toilet facility information
Lyme Regis Museum has a disabled toilet and baby changing facilitis on the first floor, accessible by a lift.
Other Facilities
Assistance dogs are welcome at the museum.
Some activities and family support services listed in our directory may be cancelled, postponed, or running in a different way due to coronavirus restrictions. Please contact providers to check for information about any changes.

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Address: Lyme Regis Museum  Bridge Street  Lyme Regis  Dorset