Wollaton Hall façade currently has scaffolding in place as part of programme works.

Mary Anning and her fossils


Come and learn about fossils…

Above: ammonite / school loans collection

Science: Research and discuss the different kinds of things found in fossils

History: Study the lives of significant people in the past-Mary Anning

In this session:

  • Meet Mary Anning, the remarkable Victorian fossil collector from Lyme Regis. She tells of her greatest find-the first fossil Ichthyosaur which she discovered when she was only 12 years old!
  • Help Mary identify her fossils and enter a world of strange sea creatures, dinosaurs and marine reptiles
  • Discover how fossils were formed millions of years ago
  • Examine some wonderful specimens from our handling collection and create a timeline to find out how creatures today have evolved

When: All year

Cost per session: £180



Contact Us By Email – schools.programmes@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Contact Us By Phone – 0115 876 1420

To help with navigation :

Location: Wollaton Hall & Deer Park
Stage: KS1, KS2
Theme: Natural History, Environment
Subjects: History, Science, Geography


For the full Titus the T. rex experience, visit the exhibition page.

All events have covid safety measures in place. Plan your visit to Wollaton Hall here. Car parking charges apply.

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