The Museum: A resource for the Unit’s activities
Geosciences Rennes laboratory provides a collection of Earth Sciences samples (mineralogy, paleontology, petrography, etc.) for the teaching and research activities, part of this collection is presented in the museum of geology. This space also houses twenty-five paintings, classified as a Historic Monument, by Mathurin Méheut and Yvonne Jean-Haffen in the 1940s for the Institute of Geology.
The collections and museum are managed jointly by Geosciences Rennes and the Cultural Department of the University of Rennes 1.
For a more detailed description, please visit the “geology collection” and “geology museum” pages found in the links to the right.
Access to geological collections databases
More than 500 collectors contributed to the creation of these collections initially kept at the Museum of Rennes and the Faculty of Science of Rennes. In order to enrich the knowledge and history of the naturalist collections, the list of collectors is on the right of this page
Museum of geology
Bât. 5, campus Beaulieu
University of Rennes 1
35042 RENNES cedex