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Enabling visitors to explore life over the past 3.5 billion years, the Lapworth Museum showcases 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 captures the imagination of all ages.
Come and see the results of our stunning £2.7m redevelopment
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
The Lapworth Museum of Geology is one of the oldest specialist geological museums in the UK.
With everything from Dinosaurs to Diamonds there is something to spark the imagination!
Mike, a long-term volunteer, describes a fascinating ammonite
Posted 14 August 2018
There's an Ichthyosaur in the Museum!
The Lapworth Museum of Geology is proud to host three placement students from the University of Leicester, who are currently studying for a MA in Museum Studies.
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