A story in stone

20 October, 7:00 pm

1 hourPWYD

Tour | Environment & Nature, Geology, History

A story in stone

Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3PW

The polished columns within the Oxford University Museum of Natural History were specially selected to illustrate the diverse geology of Britain. Join geologists Philip Powell and Nina Morgan for a colourful and informative tour of the building interior and learn a lot about architectural geology along the way.

Spaces are strictly limited and booking is essential.

Suitable for teenagers and adults.

Philip Powell is a former curator of geology and an Honorary Associate at the OUMNH. He has special interests in fossils, building stones and local geology and is the author of The Geology of Oxfordshire, published by Dovecote Press.

Nina Morgan is a geologist, science writer and Honorary Associate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (OUMNH). She has a DPhil in Geology and writes about a wide range of science and technology subjects, including a regular columns about the history of geology for Geoscientist magazine (the membership magazine of the Geological Society of London), and contributes blogs to the OUMNH website.

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Oxford University Museum of Natural History, OX1 3PW