Overview of the museums and collections

Grant Museum of Zoology

Grant Museum of Zoology

The only remaining university zoological museum in London.


Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

One of the greatest collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world.

UCL Art Museum

UCL Art Museum

The museum is home to 10,000 works of art from the 1500s to the present day.

Fingerprint from Galton Collection

The Galton Collection

Scientific instruments, papers and personal memorabilia of Sir Francis Galton FRS

Institute of Archaelogy object

Institute of Archaeology Collections

Including prehistoric ceramics and stone artefacts, and collections of Classical Greek and Roman ceramics.

Geology collections

Geology Collections

A wealth of rocks, minerals and fossils collected globally over the past 175 years.

Ethnography object

Ethnography Collections

A variety of objects exemplifying material culture, textiles and artefacts from all over the world.

Science collections wires

Science and Engineering Collections

A wealth of scientific objects from work conducted at UCL over the past two centuries.

Bentham auto-icon

Jeremy Bentham auto-icon

Bentham's auto-icon came to UCL in 1850 and has been cared for here ever since.

Materials library

Materials Library

A collection of some of the most wondrous materials on earth.

See also 

UCL Special Collections

UCL Library Special Collections is one of the foremost university collections of manuscripts, archives and rare books in the UK