Family Event - Mary Anning at the Museum

Lapworth Museum of Geology - Earth Sciences Building (R4 on campus map)
Monday 24 October 2022 (10:00-16:30)

Lizzy Goodger, Learning and Community Development Officer


Family Fun Events - Mary Anning at the Museum

Mary Anning At The Museum

Meet Mary Anning at the Museum this half term!

The Lapworth Museum of Geology is currently housing the Mary Anning maquette during its current road trip across the country. Join us on Monday 24th October as a Mary Anning re-enactor tells us all about her extraordinary life and discoveries.

Get hands-on with Ichthyosaur activities and artifacts with researchers from the University of Birmingham and discover what we know about these marine reptiles.

Have you made any fossil discoveries that you would like to identify? The museum staff will be hosting an identification stand throughout the day. Check the timetable below for times and details.


Meet Mary Anning! (A show by Spectrum Drama): 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm - Evolution of Life Gallery:  (all ages) [Main Gallery]

Fossil Identification with the Lapworth Team: 12pm and 2pm - Active Earth Gallery

All Day

Ichthyosaur Activities - University of Birmingham Researchers [Jurassic Seas area]

Museum Trails [Pick up a trail sheet at reception]

Colouring and wordsearches [Education Room]

All events and activities are free unless otherwise stated.
We do accept donations at our donations box or online at:


 Who are Spectrum Drama?

Spectrum has been running for 30 years and currently includes a team of over 80 highly experienced actors plus researchers, writers,  costumiers, set and prop designers and makers and AV experts.

We are proud to provide a regular programme of drama performances and workshops at; The Science Museum, The National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory Greenwich, The Old Royal Naval College, The Natural History Museum, Linley Sambourne House, Charles Dickens House, Florence Nightingale Museum, The London Transport Museum, The Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands, The Royal Astronomical Society, The London Museum of Water and Steam and The Royal Albert Hall amongst others.


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