Activities to do in the Museum

We know it is not always possible to arrange a facilitated visit. The resources below provide some activities that can be carried out in the museum. There is also a selection of activity boxes that can be loaned out from the shop during your visit.

Guess Iggy's Height Use your maths skills to work out the height of Iggy
Materials detectives Explore the museum and identify a range of common materials
Ideas and Evidence A selection of activites based at the museum KS2 - pupils pack
Ideas and Evidence Teachers guide
Extreme Earth Trail that leads you to the most extreme fossils and rocks in the museum
Being Darwin the Geologist Activities to help explore the Darwin exhibition KS2
Footprint Top Trumps How do you compare to animals on the trackway trail
Create a Creature Make your own dinosaur
Seaside Trail Follow the seaside trail

Children and acitvity box

 

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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
Closed



W.B.R. King was awarded the Military Cross for bravery with the British Expeditionary Force before being evacuated from Dunkirk in 1940. He was a Cambridge graduate and World War I veteran who pioneered the use of geological expertise in the theatre of war. King went on to become the 11th Woodwardian professor of geology in 1944.




The recent discovery of Ice Age mammoth and rhino remains near Cambridge became national news. By coincidence, the Sedgwick Museum at the University of Cambridge has a new exhibit which tells the story of late Ice Age times and how the life and environments of Cambridgeshire were dramatically altered by climate change.