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

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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
Closed



This summer, young visitors to some of our UCM museums have the opportunity to participate in an exciting artist-led treasure hunt. Hidden Tales: the Riddle of the White Sphinx, created by Mark Wells and Sorrel May, and illustrated by Jennifer Bell encourages families to explore our museums in a different way... Author Mark Wells tells all here.



Fifty years ago, Cambridge mineralogist, Dr Stuart Agrell was given VIP treatment and a police escort after flying into Heathrow from the USA because he was carrying a bag full of very precious rock material. The samples were amongst the most expensive ever collected as they had been retrieved from the moon by two of the American Apollo 11 mission astronauts. The programme of their investigation was a remarkable and unprecedented example of international scientific collaboration, which still continues.

Stuart Agrell on the underground with a carpet bag of rocks from the Apollo 11 missionGuess what I’ve got in my bag? 50 years ago, Cambridge mineralogist, Stuart Agrell nonchalantly carried some of the most valuable rocks ever collected back to Cambridge in his holdall. (© Mirrorpix, reproduced with permission)