Bring the prehistoric world to life for your children and students.

A walk through the museum will take you on a 4.5 billion year journey through time, from the meteoritic building blocks of planets, to the thousands of fossils of animals and plants that illustrate the evolution of life in the oceans, on land and in the air all housed in a spacious 19th Century gallery.

We offer:

Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Laurence Catholic
St Laurence Catholic
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Laurence Catholic
  • St Laurence Catholic


We always love to see the work done in the classroom after a school has visited the museum or borrowed a loan box.

 

 

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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
Closed



For most people, the idea of finding old poo is disgusting, and the idea of dissecting it and sorting through it is even worse! Unless of course you’re a child of a certain age and the poo in question is dinosaur poo.





One of the questions most frequently asked by visitors to the Sedgwick Museum is what exactly are fossils and how do they form? This question also fascinated Agostino Scilla (1629-1700); an artist who lived in the Sicilian town of Messina during the 1600s. Scilla attempted to answer this question in his book La vana speculazione disingannata dal senso (Vain Speculation Undeceived by Sense), published in Naples in 1670.