Teaching and Classroom Resources

We have a selection of taught sessions and classroom resources available to support your visit to the museum.

Things To Do
Alongside our collection we have a range of activities for children to help them explore some of the museum themes, from dinosaurs to crystals!

Events
Throughout the year, the Sedgwick Museum runs events for children and adults. To find out more about these, please look at our Events page.

The Education Team
Our teachers pack should answer all your questions about the Sedgwick Museum, but if there’s more you want to know you can book a planning meeting with one of our Education Team.

drawing a fossil

Temporarily closed due to Covid-19
The government recently announced that museums and galleries will be able to re-open from 4 July. Here at the Sedgwick, we are really looking forward to welcoming you back, and are working hard to put in place plans to make sure visitors, staff and volunteers will be safe.  We anticipate that we will reopen later in the summer, and will involve a free, timed, ticketing system. We keep you informed of our plans via our website and social media. 
In the meantime, we are delighted that the Cambridge University Botanic Garden has already reopened 
https://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/
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On June 19th we are celebrating games and museums with an Animal Crossing live stream! We will join palaeontologist Rob Theodore and game designer Elizabeth Simoens as they explore her island museum.



In this series of blogs our collections move volunteers will tell you all about their experiences of the ‘Moving a Mountain’ project so far. This week they tell us what has surprised them about the project.