Opening Times

Monday to Friday: 10am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: CLOSED


Winter Closure
The Museum will be closed from Friday 22nd December 2017, re-opening Monday 8th January 2018.


Bank holiday opening 2017: The Museum will be open on all bank holiday Saturdays and Mondays with the exception of Christmas and New Year. The Museum will be closed as usual on all Sundays and in addition, closed on Good Friday.



Nov 16, 2018

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.



Nov 14, 2018

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.