Summer 2017

For a full list of events please click on the What's On link.


 undercover discover

Undercover Discover
Tuesday 15th August 10.00 - 13.00
Free, family drop in

Hands on learning and fun with replica animal skulls!

Come face to face with the skull of one of our largest predators and meet the closest living relative of the elephant that is smaller than a cat.

 crystal charms

Crystal Charms
Saturday 19th August 10.00 - 12.00

£5 per participant, tickets via Cambridge Live
Age: 10+ yrs,unfortunately we can't accommodate younger siblings

The Sedgwick Museum is not only home to rocks and fossils, we also have a dazzling array of minerals.

Come and learn more about these beautiful minerals and make your own mineral charm to take home. The workshop will be held in the Watson Gallery directly below the main entrance to the Museum.

 Colonel Carrot

The Adventures of Colonel Carrot
Wednesday 23rd August, 10.00 - 11.00 and 11.30-12.30
Free, booking via Eventbrite
Age: under 5s, children must be accompanied by an adult

Come and hear about the adventures of Colonel Carrot and his vegetable knights. Storyteller Marion Leeper tells adventure stories inspired by the drawings of Charles Darwin’s children. 

Eventbrite - The Adventures of Colonel Carrot

Don't forget to check out the full programme of summer events across the University of Cambridge Museums

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

10:00 to 16:00 



This was the question we were asked by Kanta Kiyomoto a year 8 student at Cambridge International School. Kanta is studying various forms and sources of radiation for his Silver CREST award and wondered if we could help out with some radioactive gems.

How do you reach an untapped audience 4 hours away? You join forces with colleagues in affiliated organisations and travel down to the seaside together to do some outreach!