Lyme celebrates world heritage site status

Museum offers free admission to mark the 10th anniversary of the Jurassic Coast designation

LYME Regis Museum will be open free on Tuesday (December 13) to mark the 10th anniversary of the Jurassic Coast being designated a World Heritage Site.

They will also be offering a free guided fossil walk to the first 30 people who make a booking for that date.

Museum director Mary Godwin said: ‘Lyme Regis Museum is at the heart of the Jurassic Coast and we feel a special affinity with it and the early scientists who hunted fossils here.

“Our museum building itself is on the site of Mary Anning’s birthplace. We hope everyone will come and see the magnificent Jurassic Coast fossils on display, and share some birthday cake.”

To book a fossil walk email walks@lymeregismuseum.co.uk or telephone (01297) 443370.