A collection of around 5,000 specimens, organised according to the classification of the meteorite.
Explore our foraminifera, ostracod, conodont, radiolarian and palynology collections.
Collections spanning the Archean to the present, with excellent geographic, stratigraphic and historical coverage.
Our collections of fossil invertebrates have a broad scope and a large number of type and figured specimens.
Our collections of fossil mammals, fishes, birds, reptiles and amphibians are rich in type specimens.
Our collections of microbes include algae, diatoms and lichens, find out more.
Learn more about our extensive plant collections from around the world
Learn about the Museum's impressive collection of invertebrates from all over the world.
Explore the Museum's vertebrate collections, including one of the largest bird collections in the world.
The Museum's mineral collection is among the most important and comprehensive collections of its type in the world.
Read about our comprehensive collection of over 40,000 seabed samples and core.
Learn about our comprehensive collections and explore Library materials online.
Our collection of more than 15,000 specimens is a valuable resource for the field of economic geology.
The Museum mammal collections will be closed from 16th December 2013 to 31 March 2014. All areas of the mammal collection are affected and will be unavailable. There will be no exceptions for access.
The Curatorial and Estates teams are conducting essential major collections upgrade projects. These will support our continued commitment to preserve the collections for the future.