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



May 22, 2015

A weird group of ancient but surviving carnivorous worms, known as priapulids, which live in burrows on the seabed, evolved a remarkable method of capturing their prey – they can turn their hook-lined throat region inside out through the mouth to form a very effective grappling iron for capturing their prey.


May 19, 2015

The possibility that the extinction of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago may have been caused by the eruption of the Deccan lavas in India has been increased by new research, published in the Geological Society of America Bulletin (doi:10.1130/B31167.1).


A view of the Mahabaleshwar escarpment in the western Ghats, India. Just a small part of the 3.6 km thick pile of lavas that flooded over the Deccan region of India some 66 million years ago? (photo copyright Dr Sally Gibson, Dept. Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge)