See some of the rocks, minerals and fossils on display from this collection of over 40,000 geological specimens, collected from all over the world during the last 150 years. One of the highlights is the Johnston-Lewis volcanological collection of rocks, minerals and photographs collected between 1880 and 1912. The collection also contains the internationally important Micropaleontology collection and the UK's only Regional Planetary Image Facility containing NASA images and data.
Prices and opening times
The Rock Room is open to the public on Friday from 13:00 - 15:00
. The Planetary Centre can be visited by appointment..
Groups of more than ten should make a prior appointment. Introduction talks are available by arrangement, for booking see website.
Venue Details & Map
University College London: Geology Collections
University College London
Gower StreetLondonWC1E 6BT
- +44 (0)20 7679 7900
- Public transport:
- Cross Euston Road, turn right and then left down Gower Street. The main UCL entrance is on the left about 100 metres down. Ask at the entrances for South Wing.