Friends of the Sedgwick Museum

The Friends of the Sedgwick Museum is an independently run charity which exists to support and encourage the development of the Museum, and promote and publicise geology to a wider audience.

Membership of the Friends is open to all. Our members benefit from:

  • Talks on topics relevant to the Museum's collections held within the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.
  • Guided visits to places of geological interest.
  • Social events including Christmas party and an annual dinner.
  • Newsletters to keep members informed about events and activities.
  • Exclusive previews of new exhibitions.



How to Join

You can join as an individual, family group, or at a special concessionary rate if you are under 18, unemployed or retired.
Membership rates are:

  • £12 per year for an individual
  • £18 per year for a family (2 or more persons living at the same address)
  • £8 per year for concessions 
  • £6 per year for young persons (under the age of 18)

The application form can be downloaded here. Please print the application form, complete your details and post it to us with your cheque (made payable to Friends of the Sedgwick Museum) to:

Friends of the Sedgwick Museum, c/o Dept of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EQ

Alternatively please send an email to friendsofsedgwickmuseum@gmail.com with your details or send a request to the address above. 

Trilobite - The Friends' newslette
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Trilobite is the newsletter of the Friends of the Sedgwick Museum. It contains information about upcoming events in the Museum and the activities (including talks and field trips) of the Friends.

Please note that certain events need to be pre-booked. 

Trilobite Newsletter 40: 2022 (PDF)

Trilobite Newsletter 39: 2021 (ISSUU)


Trilobite Newsletter 39: 2021 (PDF)


Access the archive of Trilobite Newsletters here.

Friends of Sedgwick Museum Constitution is available to view/download here

AGM Minutes available to view/download here

General Data Protection Regulations

Friends of the Sedgwick Museum Privacy Policy under General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), 2018 Read more here.

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Sunday: Closed

Free entry

Christmas and New Year:
The Museum will be closed from 23rd December 2022 and reopen on Monday 9th January 2023





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