Friends of the Sedgwick Museum

The Friends of the Sedgwick Museum is an independently run charity which exists to support and encourage the development of the Museum, and promote and publicise geology to a wider audience.

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

  • Talks on topics relevant to the Museum's collections held within the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.
  • Guided visits to places of geological interest.
  • Social events including Christmas party and an annual dinner.
  • Newsletters to keep members informed about events and activities.
  • Exclusive previews of new exhibitions.

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)

The application form can be downloaded here. 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 Dept of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EQ

Alternatively please send an email to friendsofsedgwickmuseum@gmail.com with your details or send a request to the address above. 

Trilobite - The Friends' newslette
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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 38: 2019 (Isuu)

Trilobite Newsletter 38: 2019 (PDF)

General Data Protection Regulations
Friends of the Sedgwick Museum Privacy Policy under General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), 2018 Read more here


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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
CLOSED



Dec 17, 2019

Arts Council England has today announced that the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences is among 28 organisations to be awarded Designation Development Funding. A total of £2.1 million has been awarded across the country, drawn from the National Lottery, with the Sedgwick Museum receiving £89,406



Oct 9, 2019

This half-term, WALLY, the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country, appearing in museums, including a visit to the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, and the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge. Families will be able to join the search for Wally as part of Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt, organised by Walker Books and Kids in Museums, to celebrate the release of the new book, Where’s Wally? Double Trouble at the Museum.