The Lapworth Museum of Geology

The Lapworth Museum of Geology is now open following an extensive £2.7m redevelopment project.

Enabling visitors to explore life over the past 3.5 billion years, the Museum will showcase 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 will capture the imagination of all ages.

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Visit the Museum

Visit the Museum

Come and see the results of our stunning £2.7m redevelopment

Lapworth lectures

Lapworth lectures

A programme of free public lectures organised by the Lapworth Museum of Geology

What's on

What's on

Exciting family activities, from educational talks, to tours and arts & crafts activities

Our collections

Our collections

The finest and most extensive collections of fossils, minerals and rocks in the region

Teaching and Learning

Teaching and Learning

With everything from Dinosaurs to Diamonds there is something to spark the imagination!

Object of the Month

Object of the Month

A Palaeobiology and Palaeoenvironments student describes fossil trackways

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Posted 02 August 2016

Lapworth Museum secures Arts Council England funding

The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been successful in securing funding from Arts Council England (£58k). The funding will help the museum plan for the long-term use of its building and collections through effective business planning, marketing, and the development of a new revenue generation model.

Posted 05 July 2016

President of Nankai University visits Museum

The Lapworth Museum of Geology was delighted to give Professor Gong Ke, President of Nankai University, and the University of Birmingham China Institute a personal tour of the completely new Lapworth Museum of Geology.

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The newly redeveloped Lapworth Museum of Geology

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