Lyme Regis Philpot Museum, Lyme Regis

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Lyme Regis Museum stands in the heart of the town, just where the beautiful coastlines of Dorset and Devon meet on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Built on the site of the home of Lyme’s renowned fossilist Mary Anning, the museum is one of the architectural gems of the town and is packed with fascinating displays. Find out about Lyme’s early and maritime history, its internationally important geology, its fossils and the many significant writers connected with the town, from Jane Austen to John Fowles.
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  • Well worth a visit! It’s small but crammed with everything you could want to know about Lyme Regis! Super friendly and very relaxed welcoming atmosphere. We went on guided fossil walk which included e...  more »
  • Visited with son in law and his 2.5 year old. The youngster was fascinated by lots of the exhibits specially designed to interest young children which were excellent in that respect. Fascinating histo...  more »
  • Booked a Fossil Walk through this museum. It was led by Paddy Howe and his 2 accomplices, he is a very knowledgeable Geologist. What he doesn't know about fossils...actually I'm not sure there is anyt...  more »
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