Facilities

Toilets

The Sedgwick has one toilet within the Museum. An accessible toilet is available within the Department of Earth Sciences on the ground floor. Museum staff will provide access to this upon request.

Baby changing

Both the toilet within the Museum and the accessible toilet 
within the Department of Earth Sciences have baby changing facilities.

Food and Drink

The Museum does not have a café or restaurant. Museum staff will be happy to recommend local restaurants and cafés for visitors to use. The consumption of food and drink in Museum galleries is strictly forbidden.


Left luggage/Cloakroom

Coat hooks are available for visitors to leave their possessions at the front entrance of the Museum. Please note that this is strictly at visitors own risk and the Museum accepts no responsibility for lost or stolen items. The Museum is unable to store personal items in any offices or behind the front desk due to security regulations.



Photography and filming

We allow photography including with flash within the Museum galleries but no filming.

Lost property

The Museum holds lost property in the main Museum office for a period of one month. Items are recorded on the day that they are found. Thereafter items are donated to charity. If you think you have lost something during your visit to the Museum please contact the Museum Administrator as soon as possible.

 



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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00

Sunday
Closed 



Oct 8, 2014

As part of the Museum's new exciting project arising from the recent award from Arts Council England Designation Development Fund, a project conservator, Rachel Howie, has been working on some of the Museum's most prized specimens with the aim of enhancing digital access to these special objects.


Sep 5, 2014

One of the most iconic of Cambrian age fossils from the famous Burgess Shale is a little (3.5 cm long) creature called Hallucigenia, which has been the subject of considerable controversy for several decades. Now, researchers, Martin Smith and Javier Ortega-Hernandez from the Department of Earth Sciences have reinvestigated this strange creature and its relationship to other animals.