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Cambridge Codebreakers: Operation Survival
Saturdays 20th October - 15th December 2018
10am - 12pm
1 game, 4 Museums - have you got what it takes? Round up a team for a brand new high energy adventure game exploring themes of survival and our environment across 4 University of Cambridge Museum collections. Created by Fire Hazard Games, with a live leader board, surprising challenges, ethical dilemas and roaming characters.
Book via Cambridge Live
  Cam Lates presents: Fossil and Fizz after hours
Wednesday 5th December 2018
7pm - 9.30pm
Wander the Sedgwick Museum after-dark this December. With a backdrop of music performed live by 'The Accidentalists', you can browse the specially-lit collections or chat to researchers at the pop-up science station - all with a complimentary glass of bubbly in hand.

Ticket price includes one glass of prosecco. A cash-bar will be provded by Cambridge Wine Merchants serving till 9pm.
Tickets £8  Booking via Cambridge Live

Draw – a - Saurus
Monday 18th February 2019
10am – 1pm
Free. Family drop in
Do you want to learn how to draw dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals? Follow the step-by-step instructions on our worksheets to create your own drawings of some of the Museums most iconic prehistoric animals.

 Trex in red

Twilight at the Museums - The Sedgwick Shadows
Wednesday 20th February 4.30pm – 7.30pm
Free. Family drop in
Explore the Sedgwick Museum after dark and search among the shadows to uncover fabulous fossils and marvellous minerals. With your torch, hunt for secrets in the shadowy showcases and see if you can spot something new.

Please note no toilets available in the Museum, facilities will be available near the Museum entrance. A buggy park will be provided outside.

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

10:00 to 16:00 



On the 26th of February, 1918 the hospital ship HMHS Glenart Castle left Newport, South Wales, heading for Brest in France. On board were 63 nurses, medical orderlies and officers, along with its crew and 99 wounded patients. One of the medical officers on board was the 49 year-old Captain Lewis Moysey RAMC, a graduate of Caius College and very keen amateur geologist who donated a substantial collection of Carboniferous fossils to the Sedgwick Museum.

On Sunday September 9th Google’s banner headline in Australia (https://g.co/doodle/ytbdqa ) celebrated the 111th birthday of a palaeontologist – the late  Dorothy Hill (1907-1997).