Visiting the Museum

Lapworth fossilIMPORTANT NOTICE: The Lapworth Museum will be closed from Monday 1st December 2014 for a major redevelopment and will be reopening October 2015. Please follow either our website, Twitter or Facebook for regular updates about our exciting redevelopment project.

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday  9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday 12.00pm - 5.00pm


Disabled parking is available outside the Museum, and there is horizontal access throughout. Please contact the museum for specific requirements.

Visitor facilities

Refreshments are readily available on the University campus during weekdays. At weekends, limited refreshments can be obtained from the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, or in nearby Selly Oak.


The Lapworth Museum of Geology is located within the Aston Webb building on the main Edgbaston campus.  The University web site provides directions to the campus, and a campus map (pdf) shows the location of the various buildings.  The Aston Webb building is marked R4 on the campus map.