Friends of the Sedgwick Museum

How you can support one of the world's great geology museums! The Friends of the Sedgwick Museum exists to support and encourage the development of the museum, and promote and publicise the collection to a wider audience.

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

  • Talks on topics relevant to the museum and its collections.
  • Tours behind the scenes at the museum and the conservation unit to see parts of the collections not normally accessible to the public.
  • Guided visits to places of geological interest.
  • Social events including an annual dinner with a reception in the Museum.
  • Newsletters to keep members informed about events and activities.
  • Exclusive previews of new exhibitions.
  • Opportunities to become a volunteer and be involved in the work of the Museum.

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)

If you would like to receive an application form, please send an email to mail@friendsofsedgwickmuseum.com with your details or send a request to the address below. 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 Department of Earth Sciences
University of Cambridge
Downing Street
Cambridge
CB2 3EQ

Trilobite - The Friends' newsletter
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 32: Autumn - October 2016

Visit the Friends of the Sedgwick Museum website here.



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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
CLOSED



Nov 7, 2017

Dr Elizabeth Harper has been appointed Acting Director of the Sedgwick Museum following the retirement of Dr Ken McNamara.


Oct 30, 2017

Celebrating 100 years since John Edward Marr (1857-1933) became the 9th Woodwardian Professor, Monday 30th October: Visit our online Archive gallery