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Lyme Regis Philpot Museum

Bridge Street

Lyme Regis

Dorset DT7 3QA


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The Philpot museum is housed in a building dating back to 1901. It was commissioned by Thomas Philpot, a relative of the Philpot sisters who worked with Mary Anning. The museum is largely run by volunteers and is accredited with the Museums, Libraries & Archives Council.


Notable People Of Lyme

Mary Anning - the greatest fossil hunter ever known

Geology Gallery - fossils & rocks of Lyme Regis

Writers & Artists - discover famous writers and artists who visited Lyme Regis

Fossils and Rocks of Lyme Regis

Landslips and Landscape

Civil War and Rebellion

Photographic and Postcard Collection

The Sea and the Cobb

Paintings, Drawings and Photographs of Lyme

Opening Days & Times:

Easter to 31 October:

Mon - Sat Open 10:00 - 17:00

Sundays   Open 11:00 - 17:00

31 October to Easter: Daily 11:00 - 16:00

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Telephone: (01297) 443 370