Collection Level Descriptions

We are currently developing Collection Level Descriptions as a resource for our visitors and researchers. Visit our Collections page for an overview of what the Sedgwick Museum holds or the the Online Catalogue for links to where some of our collections are available online.

       



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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00

Sunday
Closed 



Jul 28, 2015

The Sedgwick Museum recently acquired an exciting new specimen of Jurassic fish Leedichthys problematicum, the biggest bony fish that ever lived!


May 22, 2015

A weird group of ancient but surviving carnivorous worms, known as priapulids, which live in burrows on the seabed, evolved a remarkable method of capturing their prey – they can turn their hook-lined throat region inside out through the mouth to form a very effective grappling iron for capturing their prey.