Do you have a query about any of the items the Sedgwick Museum holds?
Loans of objects for exhibitions or research
Information about photographing the collection, copyright, and publishing images.
Do you have an object you would like us to identify for you?
The gallery space is available to hire for external events, drinks receptions and special occasions.
Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00
10:00 to 16:00
Reuniting our important rock collections under one roof
Much of the Sedgwick Museum’s working geological collections, central to the research of many in the department and wider community, are currently housed in cramped and difficult conditions in the Atlas Building on the West Cambridge site. This building, at one time used by Shorts for the refurbishment of aircraft bombers, is a rather dilapidated former commercial unit fast approaching the end of its useful life. The newly proposed Geological Collections Store will adjoin the A.G. Brighton Building (the Sedgwick Museum’s conservation unit) and vastly improve accessibility.
Mary Caroline McKenny Hughes (1860-1916) – promoter of geology for women in the University