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Enabling visitors to explore life over the past 3.5 billion years, the Lapworth Museum showcases exceptional objects from one of the UK’s most outstanding geological collections, with state-of-the-art galleries and a range of innovative and interactive exhibits - all completely free of charge.
From rocks and fossils to volcanoes, earthquakes, and even dinosaurs, the Museum captures the imagination of all ages.
Come and see the results of our stunning £2.7m redevelopment
Exciting family activities, from educational talks, to tours and arts & crafts activities
The finest and most extensive collections of fossils, minerals and rocks in the region
We are delighted to have been a finalist for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017
The Lapworth Museum of Geology is one of the oldest specialist geological museums in the UK.
With everything from Dinosaurs to Diamonds there is something to spark the imagination!
Derren, a geology PhD student, describes one of Charles Lapworth's field notebooks
Posted 06 July 2017
At a formal ceremony at the British Museum the Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named as Runner-Up in the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017.
Posted 27 April 2017
Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology announced among the five museums which have been selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017, the world's largest and most prestigious prize for museums.
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