The Museum relies on the support of the public in many different ways. Can you help us by offering a donation or volunteering your time? Why not join the Friends of the Sedgwick Museum, an organisation that supports all museum work and offers interesting talks and excursions.
Our Rocks are on the Move!
We are reuniting our important rock collections under one roof! Can you help support the building of our new Sedgwick Museum Collections store? Read more and donate here
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10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 Sunday
Aug 19, 2016
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.
Jun 28, 2016
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.