Events and activities

childrens drawings

Sign up for free or low-cost summer fun and adventures across the University of Cambridge Museums 

 
drawing of layers in the earth Earthquakes and magnetism
4th August 11.30-13.30
Free, drop in

Ever wondered how magnets work? What’s the earth made of or how are mountains formed? Find out the answer to these questions and more in our family-friendly interactive drop-in.

wonams hand holding a pen drawing an ammonite Fun Friday - Mary Anning zine
5th August 10.00-13.30
Free, drop in


Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson and make your own geology zine inspired by Mary Anning's fossils. Kaitlin will take you through the steps of making your zine and help out with creative tips.

diagram of the internal structure of the earth Earthquakes and magnetism
18th August 11.30-13.30
Free, drop in

Ever wondered how magnets work? What’s the earth made of or how are mountains formed? Find out the answer to these questions and more in our family-friendly interactive drop-in.

ammonite darwingand bunting Fun Friday - ammonite suncatchers
12th August 10.00-13.30
Free, drop in


Make your very own Mary Anning inspired ammonite sun catcher. Don't forget to look for the fossil skeleton of an Ichthyosaur found by Mary next to the scale model of the statue that was recently unveiled in her hometown of Lyme Regis. 

pterosaur outline with childs hands Fun Friday - paper skeletons
19th August 10.00-13.30
Free, drop in


Make your very own Mary Anning inspired paper ichthyosaur and pterosaur skeletons. While you are here have a look for three ichthyosaurs found by Mary that are on display in the museum.

man holind a keyboard woman holding a globe Fun Friday with Geologise Theatre
26th August 11.00-16.00
Free, drop in

Join Geologise Theatre as they take you on a musical journey back in time to meet Mary Anning: Fossil Hunter Extraordinaire.  Learn about dinosaurs and other ancient creatures through their songs, including a sing-off between a dinosaur and a mammal, and a ballad about their favourite fossil.

Geologise Theatre will be performing throughout the day.

museum gallery

Millipede colouring and playmat

Check out our new millipede colouring and see how you measure up to the biggest millipede fossil found so far.
 out line of a tricerratops  Colouring and trails

Our wonderful dinosaur colouring sheets are available along with our activity sheets and trails. All available from the front desk and throughout the gallery.
   

Stay in touch and share your creations with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @sedgwickmuseum

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Sunday: Closed

Free entry


 


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