History and Hidden Gems of the Lapworth Museum of Geology, presented by Aerona Moore, earning and Engagement Officer at the Lapworth Museum of Geology.
• The Lapworth Museum of Geology holds the finest and most extensive collections of fossils, minerals and rocks in the Midlands. Dating back to 1880, it is one of the oldest specialist geological museums in the UK. Enabling visitors to explore life over the past 3.5 billion years, the Lapworth Museum showcases exceptional objects of both scientific and historical importance.
• This talk will reveal the Museums fascinating history and its recent transformational redevelopment. Hear about the influential geologists who have contributed to the Museum’s collections, including Charles Lapworth whom the Museum is named after. Explore some of the Museums hidden gems, favourite objects and the fascinating stories they tell.