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.

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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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The museum is open to the public and provides for school, college, adult education and community groups.

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