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UCL Geology Collections

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Hands on rocks and minerals

A lovely place to visit in the he heart of the historic buildings of University College London. My... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2015
Greater London, United Kingdom
Visit to the Rock Room, UCL Geology Collection

I took my 7 year old son and we had a great visit. Really informative and friendly staff - let my... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2015
Lucy P
London, United Kingdom
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30 Oct 2015
“Hands on rocks and minerals”
4 Sep 2015
“Visit to the Rock Room, UCL Geology Collection”
UCL Geology Collections have a history stretching back to approximately 1855. Today, they include a range of rocks, minerals and fossils collected over the past 175 years, including some of historical importance.
Gower Street | Room 4, 1st floor corridor, South Wing, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, England
+44 20 7679 0664
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

A lovely place to visit in the he heart of the historic buildings of University College London. My son and his two friends, aged 10, really enjoyed the freedom to open up the drawers and touch and hold different rocks and minerals. The curator is...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 4 September 2015

I took my 7 year old son and we had a great visit. Really informative and friendly staff - let my son hold one of the beautiful minerals. Room full of history, fossils and minerals. Well worth a visit and free! Another gem from the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 13 May 2014

it's really exciting to visit there, and it worth as well!! If you like universe, rock, science or even art, please come! Staff there are nice too!!!

Date of experience: May 2014
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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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