Welcome to the Materials Lab.

We are a multidisciplinary resource dedicated to hands-on and in-depth material investigation, wherever that may take us.  Our circulating library of material samples is the largest of its kind in the world.  

looking for materials?

Search our online database or
visit our collection of 27,000+ samples.
Open to the public M-F, 9-5.


Join us for regular exhibitions, workshops, and field trips.
See what's coming up here.