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.
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Sep 5, 2014
One of the most iconic of Cambrian age fossils from the famous Burgess Shale is a little (3.5 cm long) creature called Hallucigenia, which has been the subject of considerable controversy for several decades. Now, researchers, Martin Smith and Javier Ortega-Hernandez from the Department of Earth Sciences have reinvestigated this strange creature and its relationship to other animals.
Jul 30, 2014
A new project is underway at Cambridge’s oldest museum, the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. Funding from Arts Council England’s ‘Designation Development Fund’ is enabling the Museum to make some of its most historically important specimens available to visitors for the first time as high-quality, interactive digital 3D objects.