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Lapworth Museum of Geology

4.1km
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham. B15 2TT • (0121) 414 7294
Lapworth Museum of Geology, Birmingham
Lapworth Museum of Geology, Birmingham

The Lapworth Museum of Geology dates back to 1880, and is one of the oldest specialist geological museums in the UK. Throughout its long history the Lapworth Museum has provided a valuable resource for students, enthusiasts and anyone with an interest in geology.

The museum is open to the public and 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 experiences. From rocks and fossils to volcanoes, earthquakes, and even dinosaurs, the Museum will capture the imagination of all ages.

Refreshments are readily available on the University campus during weekdays.

Features:

Free Entry, Light Refreshments Available.

No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.

Opening Times:

Open 10am-5pm Monday to Friday, 12noon-5pm Saturday and Sunday (please check the website for any late changes). Free admission.

Booking:

Advance booking is not required.

Location:

Located south west of the city centre in the Aston Webb building of the University of Birmingham.

Getting There:

National Rail University railway station: Ten minutes walk.
Bus Bus services 98 and 99 operate from Birmingham The Priory Queensway to Frankley/Halesowen via Pritchatts Road. Alight at University North Gate which is a short walk away.

Parking:

Parking available nearby - payment required.

Jon Clatworthy, Curator at the Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham, describes what's in store for visitors to the newly redeveloped museum.

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Lapworth Museum of Geology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham. B15 2TT • (0121) 414 7294

Last Updated Monday 2 March 2020

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