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Geological Museum

Geological Museum: The word ‘geology’ means the study of the solid earth which includes rocks. It is a science which enables us to understand the history of the earth, various changes that take place within the earth, etc.

Geological Museum London Kensington

Britain has its own world famous Geological Museum which was founded in 1841. It is considered to be one of the oldest single science museums in the world. The Geological Museum was earlier known as ‘The Museum of Practical Geology’.

Since 1985, this Museum is attached to Natural History Museum. The Natural History Museum is situated in London. The museum was shifted to its present location in South Kensington.

Popular Attractions in Museum

The museum has a wide of the collection displayed for the public. Among the collection housed in the museum, there are rock minerals, organic remains and also several three-dimensional paintings that are useful for interpreting geology. One of the popular attractions in the museum is the Spinning Globe. The globe does not spin nowadays, but this has not affected its popularity.

The Geological Museum is now Red Zone. This includes ‘Visions of Earth’, ‘Earth Today and Tomorrow’; this helps to study the impact of human activities on earth. The museum is known for one of its exhibitions wherein an active volcano model was displayed.

Nearest Tube Station to Geological Museum is-

South Kensington Tube Station

1.Address & Postcode:- Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK


a.Phone:- +44 (0) 20 7942 5000


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