Lapworth Museum of Geology

Address: Lapworth Museum of Geology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
Phone Number: 0121 414 7294
Opening Hours: Current opening times.

Lapworth Museum of Geology is a geological museum at Birmingham University campus in the West Midlands.

Housed in the Grade II listed Aston Webb Building the museum is named after Charles Lapworth, the first Professor of Geology at Birmingham University in the late 1800’s. The museum exhibits items from it’s collection of around a quarter of a million specimens which mainly consists of fossils, rocks and minerals, but also includes other items such as early geological maps, scientific equipment, photographs, models, archaeological artefacts, zoological specimens and some stone axes. The collection includes fossil specimens from the Midlands area including those of plants, fish, insects and fossilised footprints and from many other worldwide famous fossil locations such as Germany, the USA, Brazil, British Columbia and Italy. Visitors can learn about the geological history of the Earth both globally and regionally and about the work of some of the more import geologists.

  • Pay and Display car parking available on campus.
  • Free admission attraction.
  • Places to eat and drink within the campus.

Opening Times & Ticket Prices:

  • Please visit the Lapworth Museum of Geology website for opening times and prices.

 


Before you start your journey to Lapworth Museum of Geology for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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