The Lapworth Museum of Geology

The Lapworth Museum of Geology dates back to 1880, and is one of the oldest specialist geological museums in the UK. Throughout its long history the Lapworth Museum has provided a valuable resource for students, schools and colleges, research workers, enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in, or desire to learn, about geology.

Latest news

The Lapworth Museum is closing on Monday 1st Dec 2014 for a major redevelopment and will be reopening October 2015.

Skeletal September

This is the new Lapworth theme for this month providing a glimpse of randomly selected skeletal items. Click on the image below to find out more.

Lion skull

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Hefce funded

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The museum is closed from 1st Dec 2014 but you can still visit us at a joint exhibition entitled ''Stones & Bones' with the Library of Birmingham from mid Feb - Apr 2015.

Visitor information here

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Outstanding Collection and Accredited Museum

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