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Rotunda William Smith Museum of Geology

Rotunda William Smith Museum of Geology

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If you’ve ever found a fossil or a strange looking rock whilst on the North Yorkshire coast and wondered what it is, wonder no more. Each fossil hunt lasts approx 2 hours.


If you’ve ever found a fossil or a strange looking rock whilst on the North Yorkshire coast and wondered what it is, wonder no more. Our dedicated Dinosaur Coast team are leading fossil hunts up and down the Dinosaur Coast during the summer holidays to answer your questions. Each fossil hunt lasts approximately two hours and includes hands on finds and instant identification. Suitable for all, be prepared for all weather.


No booking required, £3 for adults, U18 free

Filey Devils
Mon 23 Jul / 1pm
Wed 1 Aug / 10am – 4pm Family Fun Day and Evening Stroll at Filey Brigg (6.30pm)
Mon 6 Aug / 1.30pm
Mon 20 Aug / 12pm
Meet on the Coble Landing slipway to the beach

Plesiosaur Hunt
Tues 24 Jul / 2pm
Tues 7 Aug / 1.30pm
Thurs 16 Aug / 10 – 4pm Family Fun Day at the Rotunda and Evening Stroll at Castle Headland (6.30pm)
Tues 21 Aug / 1pm
Meet outside the supermarket within Reighton Sands Holiday Park.

Boggle Hole Belemnites
Wed 25 Jul / 1pm
Wed 8 Aug / 2pm
Wed 22 Aug / 1pm
Meet opposite the Youth Hostel at Boggle Hole


Sandsend Sea Monsters
Thurs 26 Jul / 2pm
Thurs 9 Aug / 2.30pm
Thurs 23 Aug / 1.30pm
Meet on the slipway to the beach, near the boat yard car park, at Sandsend

Runswick Prey
Fri 27 Jul / 3pm
Fri 10 Aug / 3.30pm
Fri 24 Aug / 2.30pm
Fri 31 Aug / 10am – 4pm Family Fun Day at Whitby Museum and Evening Stroll at Whitby Beach (6.30pm)
Meet at the bottom of the slipway to Runswick Bay

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shopPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcome

£3 for a year pass for both the Rotunda Museum and Scarborough Art Gallery

Prices

UNDER 18's Free
Dinosoaur Coast Events £3.00

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 26 - Sun 27 Aug 188th Birthday

Contact

Scarborough Museums Trust

01723 353665

Address

Vernon Road,
Scarborough,
North Yorkshire,
YO11 2PS

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TA 042884  Lat: 54.28063 Long: -0.40105

By road:
Follow signs for Scarborough town centre and then for the Railway Station. With Station on your right facing down towards the town centre, take a right turn at the traffic lights onto Valley Bridge Road and bare left. Turn left at giveway onto Somerset Terrace. At traffic lights go straight on and then at roundabout take third exit onto Vernon Road. Continue down hill. At roundabout take first exit onto Valley Road. The Rotunda is to your left.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Scarborough station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

£3 for a year pass for both the Rotunda Museum and Scarborough Art Gallery