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Geological Museum

TitleGeological Museum
Previous names for museumThe Museum of Practical Geology
Year of opening1835
Year museum closed1988
DescriptionAbsorbed into the Natural History Museum in 1988, to become the Earth Galleries.

The museum was famous during the 1970s and 1980s for "The Story of the Earth" exhibition, with a huge reproduction of a scottish rock face, movie describing the formation of the earth, earthquake machine and interactive exhibits.
Museum AddressExhibiton Road
South Kensington
London
United Kingdom
Website address http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geological_Museum
Mindat Locality regionGreater London, England, UK
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