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Lyme Regis Fossil Shop

Closed Now: 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Fascinating Shop.

We wanted just a small memento for a friend, but nevertheless the staff were welcoming, friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Helpfull and friendsly

Very helpful and informative staff always willing to help. Sells something a little different from... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“mini museum”(2 reviews)
“for sale”(3 reviews)
“on display”(3 reviews)
One of the oldest and we think best fossil shops in Europe with a massive range of pocket money items right up to Museum grade collector pieces. Huge selection of semi precious stone jewellery and Baltic amber is a speciality. Local Fossils as well...more
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4 Bridge Street | On the opposite side of the road the Lyme Regis Museum is on., Lyme Regis DT7 3QA, England
+44 1297 442088
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted just a small memento for a friend, but nevertheless the staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful, and the shop contained an interesting and unusual selection of items full of local interest. Well worth visiting

Thank taffandhubby
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Very helpful and informative staff always willing to help. Sells something a little different from the normal tourist stuff

Thank zomersetguy
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We are both interested in the history of the world and this was the first time we've explored Lyme Regis. This is an absolute gem of a shop and, had we more time, we could have spent a lot longer. The owner was most accommodating...More

Thank nickpickles
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Almost as good as the museum. The fossils displayed here are well documenten and in many price ranges. Some are from other parts of the world like Marokko, but these are really tempting to get purchased. Also the other dinosaur stuff in the shop is...More

Thank huys25
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Knowledgeable and polite staff. There is something for all budgets here and for adults and children alike. Would definitely visit again if in the area.

Thank esj1342
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

A very impressive shop absolutely full of fossil displays and fossils for sale. Seemed a bit expensive though compared to other shops but the fossils are good quality.

Thank HazzaNorfolk
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this and as well as being somewhere you can purchase anything fossil related there are also lots of different fossils from the local area on display like a mini museum!!

Thank Stumpy12345
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

What is great about Lyme Regis is not only the history and fossil hunting tours on offer but also the range of fossil shops and the museum. This is a lovely shop with everything displayed wonderfully. It is good value as well which is great...More

Thank Douglas G
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Great shop to visit if you are fossil, stones or crystal lover. Shops is like a mini museum and shopkeepers are very friendly and informative.

Thank Sajila W
Reviewed July 6, 2016

This shop has a treasure trove of fossils. So many trilobites, nautilus. Rocks and precious stones. Very impressive!

Thank Jedlynny
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