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From Coal to Carnations Virtual Exhibition Tour

The Brymbo Fossil Forest and the From Coal to Carnations exhibition are no longer on show. However, you can still look round the exhibition online.

Use the arrows or thumbnails to navigate through the image gallery. If you want to view more information on the image click the "i" in the top left corner.

The entrance zone at the start of the exibition. Fossil Forest corner featuring ‘trees’ created by local community groups. Fossil Forest corner featuring ‘trees’ created by local community groups. The From Coal to Carnations exhibition - the Carboniferous era. Individual fossils from the Brymbo Fossil Forest show. Looking towards the Brymbo Steelworks section of the exhibition. Looking back towards Fossil Forest corner. The Brymbo Steelworks display. The ‘display wagons’ were built at the Grosvenor Museum, Chester. Artefacts from the old steelworks at Brymbo. You can find out more about the steelworks’ history at Bersham Heritage Centre. Artefacts from the old steelworks at Brymbo. You can find out more about the steelworks’ history at Bersham Heritage Centre. One of the images from Peter Appleton’s digital presentation on the Brymbo Fossil Forest. The presentation covered the history of the site where the forest was discovered. Nineteenth century flower models on loan from the World Museum, National Museums Liverpool, side view. Nineteenth century flower models on loan from the World Museum, National Museums Liverpool, front view. Post-carboniferous fossils on loan from the Lapworth Geological Museum, the University of Birmingham, and the Manchester Museum, the University of Manchester. No shortage of comments on the exhibition feedback panel! You can read people’s comments on the exhibition and the future plans for the fossil forest elsewhere on this website.

For a closer look at the actual fossils, the Brymbo Fossil Forest online gallery includes a selection of close-up photographs of the fossils.

The Brymbo Photographic Collection

Take a look at our online gallery which features a series of historic photographs and images of Brymbo Iron and Steelworks. Compiled by Peter Appleton.

Take a look at our online gallery which features a series of photographs taken during the excavation work at Brymbo. Compiled by Peter Appleton. The excavation work was carried out by members of the North-East Wales RIGS Groups with the cooperation of Parkhill Estates (Brymbo Developments) Ltd.