Feminist Tour at Four
Wednesday 11th March 4pm
Please book here

Join us for a feminist look at the history of the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and explore some gender themes within the collection. The tour will introduce you to some of the hidden figures; the pioneering women who have contributed to the study and understanding of Geology in many different ways.

The 45 minute tour will begin at 4pm – please gather outside the Sedgwick Museum shop.

Super Science Saturday - The Museum Takeover
Saturday 14th March 10am - 4pm
Free family drop in

Celebrate the Cambridge Science Festival with Super Science Saturday as we take over the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences for the day. Bringing all lovers of science together for hands-on activities, meet the researchers to explore new ideas and immerse yourself in the wonders of Earth sciences.  Look out for our special guests from Dawndinos and discover more about the world of early dinosaurs.
The Mammoth Move – behind the scenes at the new Geology Research Centre
Wednesday 18th March at 10-10.45 and 11.15-12
Free Please book here

Six months have now passed since the Sedgwick Museum’s new Collection Research Centre opened in West Cambridge. Come and see the progress made with our mammoth move of 150 tonnes of rocks and fossils. Learn more about the work that takes place here and also about exciting opportunities for you to get involved.


Don't forget to check out the University of Cambridge Museum's What's On guide to events across all eight Museum and garden venues.

Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00

10:00 to 16:00 



Arts Council England has today announced that the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences is among 28 organisations to be awarded Designation Development Funding. A total of £2.1 million has been awarded across the country, drawn from the National Lottery, with the Sedgwick Museum receiving £89,406

This half-term, WALLY, the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country, appearing in museums, including a visit to the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, and the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge. Families will be able to join the search for Wally as part of Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt, organised by Walker Books and Kids in Museums, to celebrate the release of the new book, Where’s Wally? Double Trouble at the Museum.