Visiting the Museum

Lapworth fossil

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Lapworth Museum is now closed until Spring 2016 for a major redevelopment. Please follow either our website, Twitter or Facebook for regular updates about our exciting redevelopment project.

Opening Hours


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.