Venue Hire

The Sedgwick Museum is available to hire for corporate as well as private and special occasion events. The Museum showcases some of the internationally important collections of over two million fossils, rocks and minerals and can offer a unique environment in which to hold an event or reception.

The Museum can hold up to 270 people and catering and drinks can be served within the Museum with some restrictions. Museum staff will be on hand as a security presence, to provide information about the collections and to ensure your event runs smoothly and is enjoyed by all.

Further information about facilities, restrictions, charges and bookings can be found here.




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

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
CLOSED



Oct 8, 2014

As part of the Museum's new exciting project arising from the recent award from Arts Council England Designation Development Fund, a project conservator, Rachel Howie, has been working on some of the Museum's most prized specimens with the aim of enhancing digital access to these special objects.


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.