Contact Us

We are always happy to help with any geological queries or questions that you may have. Contact details are given below:

General written or telephone enquiries may be addressed to:

The Department of Geology
National Museum Cardiff
Cathays Park
Cardiff CF10 3NP
Wales, UK

Phone: +44 (0)29 2057 3213
Fax: +44 (0)29 2066 7332
E-mail: Geology

If you would like to bring specimens to the Museum for identification, please submit them in the first instance to the Geology Facilitator in Glanely Discovery Gallery (open Tuesday-Sunday, 10.00-5.00).

For enquiries requiring specialist information, please contact an appropriate staff member listed below:

Keeper of Geology

Professor Richard Bevins

Honorary Research Fellow
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Dr Caroline Buttler

Head of Palaeontology
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Cindy Howells

Curator: Palaeontology
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Dr Lucy McCobb

Senior Curator: Palaeontology (Arthropods)
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Professor John Cope

Honorary Research Fellow (Natural Sciences)
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Dr Peter Hodges

Honorary Research Fellow (Natural Sciences)
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Dr Robert Owens

Honorary Research Fellow (Natural Sciences)

Mineralogy & Petrology

Dr Jana Horak

Head of Mineralogy & Petrology
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Tom Cotterell

Senior Curator: Mineralogy & Petrology (Mineralogy)
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Andrew Haycock

Curator: Mineralogy & Petrology (Petrology)
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Amanda Valentine-Baars

Senior Laboratory Officer (Natural Sciences)
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