Pick up a full events programme in the museum



Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret
Saturdays 10.30 - 12.30pm, 26 May - 30 June 2018
2 hours
Starting at Cambridge University Centre Wine Bar, Granta Place CB2 1RU
Please Book

Back by popular demand. 1 game, 4 Museums: have you got what it takes to crack the codes? Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secrect is a high-energy adventure game across four University of Cambridge Museums. With a live leaderboard, refreshed cryptic clues, suprise challenges, and roaming characters, your team will have to be curious, cooperative and clever to come out on top.

Family Codebreakers : The Last Secret
Saturday 10.30-12./p 7th July to the 28 July 2018
2 hours
Location: Starting at the Cambridge University Centre Wine bar, Granta Place CB2 1RU
Please Book


From fantastic fossils to giant Greek gods, Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret takes you on a high-energy adventure across four University of Cambridge Museums. Now’s your chance to take on other families in this special one-month pilot for ages 8+. Charge your brain cells and get ready to crack our challenging clues.

£15 per adult - each paying adult can book up to two free child tickets. There must be at least 2 adults per team of 6

plaster fossil
ammonite suncatchers

Future Fossils and Ammonite suncatchers
The Big Weekend
Saturday 14th July 12.00-17.00 Parkers Piece
Free family drop in

The Sedgwick Museum are in two places at once for the Big Weekend celebrations. Join us in the Fun Lab tent and create your own plaster of Paris future fossil. This is one of our most popluar events so expect a bit of a queue.

Then come to the University of Cambridge Museums tent for some hands-on activities inspired by the Ammonites in our collection.

Please note, both these events are on Parkers Piece not in the Museum.


Summer at the Museums 2018

We are running exciting events as part of Summer at the Museums 2018. Including Zoolab, a reading from 'The great Sea Dragon Discovery', a 'Brainstorm' craft session and story telling. Please check our website later in June for details.

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

10:00 to 16:00 



Celebrating 200 years since Adam Sedgwick (1775-1873) became the 7th Woodwardian Professor 21st May 1818.

Dr Elizabeth Harper has been appointed Acting Director of the Sedgwick Museum following the retirement of Dr Ken McNamara.