Palaeontological Collections

The Lapworth Museum has comprehensive palaeontological collections that are available for viewing.

Key objects from our collection can now be viewed, and in some cases downloaded, online as 3D models - see more models here.

Fossil footprints of an early amphibian from the Carboniferous of Hamstead, Birmingham

Holotype specimen of the “Dudley Bug”, a trilobite from the Silurian of the Black Country