**Due to the COVID-19 closure of the Natural History Museum our shipping offices are closed. DO NOT send any packages to Department of Mineral Science staff at this time as there are NO STAFF MEMBERS ON SITE to receive them.**
The Department of Mineral Sciences is located in the National Museum of Natural History in downtown Washington DC. Some collections from Mineral Sciences are stored at the Museum Support Center in Suitland, MD and the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.
For inquiries about specific collections, please contact the collections staff below:
For general inquiries about the department, please contact NMNH-MineralSciences@si.edu.
Mailing via U.S. Postal Service
PO Box 37012, MRC 119
Washington, DC 20013-7012
Mailing via Courier (UPS, FedEx)
National Museum of Natural History
10th & Constitution NW
Washington, DC 20560-0119