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Number of results: 18

  1. Address

    Bridge Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3QA

    Telephone

    01297 443370

    Lyme Regis

    Enjoying a stunning seafront location on the world-famous Jurassic Coast with fantastic views over Lyme Bay.

    At Lyme Regis Museum you’ll find fossils galore in the new interactive geology gallery, a new learning centre (great fun for families),…

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  2. Address

    West Bay Rd, West Bay, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4EN

    Telephone

    01308 427288

    Bridport

    West Bay Discovery Centre tells the story of West Bay past and present featuring information, static and interactive displays, oral history and walking trails. There is something of interest for all visitors and ages. It also aims to provide…

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  3. Address

    Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth, Dorset, DT6 6LL

    Telephone

    01297 560772

    Charmouth

    Visit Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre to see our amazing fossil collections and find out how to discover your own fossils on the beach. Our guided fossil hunting walks are a great family day out on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

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  4. Address

    South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR

    Telephone

    01308 458703

    Bridport

    The small Jurassic Coast gallery in Bridport Museum boasts some wonderful specimens of local fossils including ammonites, starfish and even a plesiosaur. All of these specimens were discovered just a few miles from the museum and show how amazingly…

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  5. Address

    High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XA

    Telephone

    01305 756827

    Dorchester

    Come and explore 250 million years of history at the Dorset Museum!

    Located in the centre of Dorchester, this award-winning Museum is one of the cultural centres of Dorset with four themed galleries, special exhibitions area, a library and a café.

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  6. Address

    Lighthouse Road, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL

    Telephone

    01929 424443

    Swanage

    Located one mile from Swanage, Durlston Country Park is a 280 acre countryside paradise with stunning views, hay meadows and coastal downland, the historic Great Globe and a wealth of bird and wildlife including regular sightings of dolphins.

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  7. Address

    217 Wakeham, Portland, Dorset, DT5 1HS

    Telephone

    01305 821804

    Portland

    Visit Portland Museum and find out about the history of quarrying on Portland, and the world renowned building stone which has been used in many iconic buildings around the world including St Paul’s Cathedral and the UN buildings in New York.

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  8. Address

    Sea Hill, Beer, Devon, EX12 3EE

    Beer

    Come to the Fine Foundation Heritage Centre Beer to discover the story of the local geology, from the pebbles on the beach to the famous Beer Stone, used in buildings all over the country... and even for experiments in space.

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  9. Address

    Kimmeridge, Dorset, BH20 5PE

    Telephone

    01929 270000

    Kimmeridge

    The Etches Collection: Museum of Jurassic Marine Life opened in the village of Kimmeridge in October 2016. The museum houses the remarkable collection of one man’s passion, bringing to life the stories from deep time through an amazing collection of…

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  10. Address

    Main Road, West Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5RQ

    Telephone

    01929 400587

    West Lulworth

    The displays, animations and films in the Lulworth Cove Visitor Centre tell the story of Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, two of the most iconic geological features on the Jurassic Coast.

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  11. Address

    The Square, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2LJ

    Telephone

    01929 421427

    Swanage

    In the Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre, formerly the old seafront market building, you can see dinosaur footprints and discover more about the local stone industry, as well as the eminent Victorians from Swanage who all had their roots in the…

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  12. Address

    Kimmeridge, Dorset, BH20 5PF

    Telephone

    01929 481044

    Kimmeridge

    Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Wild Seas Centre sits on the shoreline of beautiful Kimmeridge Bay in the Purbeck Coast Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ), created to protect the very special marine life here.

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  13. Address

    Ferrybridge, Beach Road, Portland, Dorset, DT4 9XE

    Telephone

    01305 206191

    Portland

    At The Fine Foundation Wild Chesil Centre, you can learn more about the formation of this huge barrier beach and the rich wildlife and history associated with it.

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  14. Address

    Whitcombe Road, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3NB

    Telephone

    01308 863623

    Beaminster

    Beaminster Museum in West Dorset is a small museum of local history, which visitors from far and wide have declared "delightful" and "fascinating", with plenty to see and do for all ages.

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  15. Address

    27 Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 6NP

    Budleigh Salterton

    At the Fairlynch Museum (one of only a few thatched museums in the UK), you can find out about the ancient red cliffs of Budleigh Salterton which bridge the Permian/Triassic boundary, when the greatest mass extinction ever happened!

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  16. Address

    Hope Cottage, Church Street, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8LY

    Telephone

    01395 516139

    Sidmouth

    At Sidmouth Museum you can see rare reptile fossils and amphibian bones which have been found on the beaches, including the remains of the Rhynchosaur, a curious herbivore reptile.

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  17. Address

    Town Hall, East Street, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 4NS

    Telephone

    01929 553448

    Wareham

    Wareham Town Museum's geology display shows how the Wytch Farm oil field (the largest onshore oilfield in western Europe) is closely linked to the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site.

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  18. Address

    High Street, Honiton, Devon, EX14 1PG

    Telephone

    01404 44966

    Honiton

    At Honiton Museum come and see the Honiton Hippo and even remains of elephants - 140,000 years ago, conditions here were similar to what we associate with parts of Africa today. Fossils from the inland area near Honiton are much younger than those…

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