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Mineralogy and Petrology Museum, Edmonton

Mineralogy and Petrology Museum - Edmonton, Canada
Mineralogy and Petrology Museum
11487 89 Avenue North West, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3Map
B-08 Earth Sciences Building, University of Alberta
+1 780 492 2518
Neighborhood: University
Overview

The University of Alberta's collection of geological specimens is unlike any other; there are over 20,000 varieties of rocks and minerals. The collection has been assembled during the last 80 years and is available for the scrutiny of researchers and visitors. Researchers use these specimens for studying plate tectonics and as samples to be used in university courses. Over 40 schools a year visit this museum on organized trips; guided tours can be arranged by prior appointment. Admission is free.

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Mineralogy and Petrology Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Other
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, amex, visa
  • Nearest Train: University
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