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Absolutely divine, very informative and charming what a treat. Super impressed learning about Mary... read more

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Trace8365
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Saint Wenn, United Kingdom
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It's What Lyme Regis Is All About!

Quite an eclectic mix, and some of the exhibits appear a little dated themselves, but that only... read more

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"A delightful and remarkable museum, a gem" - Sir David Attenborough. Extended in 2017, discover 185 million years of history at this charming and friendly museum with stunning views of Lyme Bay. Families are very welcome - it's free for children to...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely divine, very informative and charming what a treat. Super impressed learning about Mary Anning ✨ Don’t miss it ✨

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trace8365
Reviewed 5 days ago

There seems to be an almost endless supply of these small local museums This is a good one but a bit over-reliant on text to explain the exhibits So take the usual local history and trades and add on the fossils and literary bits and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite an eclectic mix, and some of the exhibits appear a little dated themselves, but that only adds to the endearing charm of the place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marieka86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small museum but there are some interesting exhibits, particularly some of the fossil finds. The entry cost is £4.95 and I don't think it would be worth paying more than this. However, if you lived in the area, the ticket does...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank denise l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A chance visit with a fossil-obsessed six year old took us to the Lyme Regis Museum. What a treat! Alongside the well-documented fossils, icthyosaurs and geological gems, the grown ups discovered a beautifully displayed and expertly curated local collection, showing intriguing glimpses of the town's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DeeJackson72
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We had a great visit to the Museum today which gave us a really good start for our first visit to Lyme Regis. As well as covering the history of the town itself, it had so many wonderful collections and we loved the drawers full...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Small but very interesting museum. Lots of fossils, local history and ship wreck stuff. Supported by Sir David Attenborough. Good info about the specimens on display. Not too busy even though the day was a bit rainy which often sends people inside! With gift aid...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jo M
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I have waited a long time to visit Lyme Regis to find out more about Mary Anning and the local museum was a perfect place to start our visit. A lovely welcome, great exhibits with good explanations for all ages, lots of ‘hands on’ to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lego_mum2
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Very much enjoyed our 3-hour guided walk with Paddy. Fortunately, for a cool morning in early October, we were only two couples in total and so our walk lasted longer. Our guide is so very knowledgeable and truly enjoys imparting his knowledge. We were so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Silverman123
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Great morning spent learning more about Mary Anning of Lyme Well laid out museum with good clear information.

Date of experience: October 2018
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