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 29,000+ samples in person. Please note that the Materials Lab operating hours (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm) will resume in Fall 2020. For digital assistance with Materials Lab resources, email us at materialslab@austin.utexas.edu.


Materials Lab events will resume Fall 2020. View past events here.