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

10:00 to 16:00 


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.