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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The new Education Room in the Lapworth Museum of Geology

Object of the Month

Object of the Month

An undergraduate Geology and Geography student describes the mineral pyrite

Visit the Museum

Visit the Museum

The Lapworth Museum is undergoing a major redevelopment - due to reopen Spring 2016

Education and events

Education and events

Providing a valuable resource for students, schools, researchers, enthusiasts and anyone with a desire to learn about geology.

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Latest news

The Lapworth Museum is running some exciting activities at this year's Community Day event held on our University's campus, Sunday 6th September 11am - 4pm.

Free fun for all the family! 

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Visit the Museum

The Lapworth Museum is now CLOSED for a major refurbishment.

Outstanding Collection and Accredited Museum
 Hefce funded