Geology Collections, University College London
Geology Rock Room
Room 4, First Floor, South Wing
University College London
020 7679 7900
020 7387 1612
The Geology Collection contains a wealth of rocks, minerals and fossils collected from all over the world during the last 150 year history of the department.
Museum, Science centre
Wednesday lunchtimes or by appointment with the curator.
Closed during public holidays.
Primarily a teaching and research resource, some of the 40,000 specimens are on display to the public. One of the highlights is the Johnston-Lavis volcanological collection of minerals, rocks, photographs and gouaches collected from 1880- 1912.
The collection also contains the NASA archive of thousands of images housed in the new Planetary Science suite, and the internationally important micropalaeontological collections.
Archives, Natural Sciences