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Fossils, Minerals and Meteorites

The three rooms of Fossils, Minerals and Meteorites show some of the finest examples of past life, crystals and space rocks in the country.

Fossils, Minerals and Meteorites

As we are working towards our three year transformation hello future, this gallery may be affected and some of our objects are moving to make way for this change. For further information please see our blog … or follow #Mmhellofuture

The stars of the Fossils gallery include Stan the T. rex, a giant Plesiosaur and a massive fossil tree. The gallery takes you on a tour of life on Earth over the last 600 million years, from the earliest evidence of bacteria to swamp forests and enormous sea reptiles.

 Stunning rocks and crystals in the Minerals gallery give a glimpse of the treasures found in the Earth. The Meteorite display includes pieces of meteorite from Mars and the Moon which you can actually touch.