Museums & archives

National Soils Archive

National Soils Archive

Comprises Scottish soil samples collected from 1934 to the present day along with associated data.
Rothamsted Sample Archive

Rothamsted Sample Archive

A unique resource comprising about 300,000 soil samples.
BGS National Geological Repository

National Geological Repository

A national science facility, the largest collection of geoscience samples from the UK.
Cranfield University WOSSAC

World Soil Survey Archive and Catalogue

Archive of soil survey reports, maps, imagery and photographs produced from around the world
UKCEH Soil Bank

UKCEH Soil Bank

A facility for storing and analysing soil samples from nationally important surveys and experiments.
The Museum of Edible Earth

The Museum of Edible Earth

The Museum of Edible Earth brings together a collection of edible soils from across the globe.
The Emirates soil museum dedicated to the soil story.

Emirates Soil Museum

A museum situtated in Dubai that is dedicated to the soil story.
The World Soil museum in the  Netherlands

World soil museum

A museum in the Netherlands dedicating to soil.
The community hub for all things soil

uksoils is a consortium of scientific, campaigning and awareness raising organisations, all with a specialist knowledge of soil health, founded by UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Sustainable Soils Alliance, Earthwatch and University of Sheffield.