The Jurassic Coast Collection reveals truly mindblowing stories about the history of our planet through the incredible specimens collected here on the Jurassic Coast. We are pleased to share these stories with you as they come to light.
Fossil Preparation on Show
Chris Reedman talks through his work preparing an ichthyosaur fossil at Dorset Museum’s Conservation Studio, detailing the age-old techniques used to conserve these treasures from the Jurassic.
Traces of the Triassic
Discover Rob Coram’s incredible, and incredibly fragile, fossil discoveries from East Devon’s Otter Sandstone.
Treasures from the Jurassic Seas
Dive in and explore the amazing fossils from this epic period of history – the real Jurassic World.
All About Ammonites
Take a deeper dive into these iconic symbols of the Jurassic Coast, whose range and diversity both here and worldwide is truly mind-boggling.
Brittlestars – Nature’s Great Survivors
Brittlestars are one of nature’s great survivors and still exist today, including in some UK rock pools.
Their fossils are preserved in exquisite detail thanks to the unique conditions that protected them from being broken apart or scavenged on the seafloor.
Insect Fossils from the Jurassic
A fascinating look into this little-known slice of the fossil record, collected around Lyme Regis in Dorset and included in the Jurassic Coast Collection.