We're Open!

In line with Government guidance, The Sedgwick Museum will be reopening from Thursday 3rd December - Saturday 19th December for weekly time slots on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system.

Book your free ticket.

For information about research visits to the collections, please click here.


Women in the Archive

Take a look at the Archive from a different narrative. 

Explore how the Sedgwick Museum Archive documents womens experience of studying geology in the late nineteenth century, up until the First World War.

Explore Women in the Archive exhibition online here
 

Online resources 

Activities and interactives to stay connected and keep you entertained from home





Dawn of the Wonderchicken

The Wonderchicken, is among the most exciting bird fossils ever found. It has one of the best-preserved fossil bird skulls in the world, and gives us important insights into the evolutionary origins of modern birds.

Explore the online exhibition here





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Jul 26, 2020

Back at the beginning of lock down the Getty museum challenged us to recreate famous works of art with objects from around the home (#GettyMuseumChallenge). As soon as I heard about it I knew I had to make the Duria Antiquior. Despite it’s size, you might have missed the ‘Duria’, high up on a wall in the Jurassic pond area of the museum.



Jul 24, 2020

University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) create 28 page Explore and Create pack for families in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.


Jun 15, 2020

On June 19th we are celebrating games and museums with an Animal Crossing live stream! We will join palaeontologist Rob Theodore and game designer Elizabeth Simoens as they explore her island museum.


Sedgwick Museum Collections and Research centre


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Support this project

If you would like to discuss how you might contribute to the Sedgwick Museum Collections Store, please contact Professor Richard Harrison, Head of Department.

To make a donation to the Sedgwick Museum Collections Store please visit our online giving page.

Studying Earth Sciences at Cambridge University

Discover more about studying Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge in this video featuring Museum Curator of Mineralogy and Petrology Professor Marian Holness and Sir David Attenborough