Find out more here about what's going on at the Sedgwick Museum. Every year the Museum is involved in big events such as the Science Festival, the Festival of Ideas and Twilight at the Museum. We also have plenty of activities in the Museum for families and individuals to enjoy as well as temporary exhibitions, workshops and other events throughout the year.
Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00
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Reuniting our important rock collections under one roof
Much of the Sedgwick Museum’s working geological collections, central to the research of many in the department and wider community, are currently housed in cramped and difficult conditions in the Atlas Building on the West Cambridge site. This building, at one time used by Shorts for the refurbishment of aircraft bombers, is a rather dilapidated former commercial unit fast approaching the end of its useful life. The newly proposed Geological Collections Store will adjoin the A.G. Brighton Building (the Sedgwick Museum’s conservation unit) and vastly improve accessibility.
Mary Caroline McKenny Hughes (1860-1916) – promoter of geology for women in the University