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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.
Come and see the results of our stunning £2.7m redevelopment
A programme of free public lectures organised by the Lapworth Museum of Geology
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
With everything from Dinosaurs to Diamonds there is something to spark the imagination!
A Palaeobiology and Palaeoenvironments student describes fossil trackways
Posted 05 December 2016
A recent paper published by University of Birmingham Palaeobiology & Palaeoenvironments undergraduate Luke Meade, PhD student Andrew Jones and Senior Research Fellow and Lapworth Museum Academic Keeper Dr Richard Butler, highlights the importance of ancient climate as a driving force for the rise of reptiles.
Posted 02 August 2016
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.
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