Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences | Day Out With The Kids

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Many attractions are still closed, while others may have opened with social distancing in place. Please always check directly with the venue first before visiting.

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Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

  • Cambridge
  • Indoor
  • Ages 0-12
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction closed

s a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, Sedgwick Museum is currently closed to the public, however the gardens are still open. We'll keep this updated with news of when it might be open again, but always recommend to check before you travel.

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Attraction Information

Lots of things to do for kids and a lot of it dinosaur related: mega bonus!! Opened in 1904, the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences has its origins in the early 18th century, and includes specimens donated from important figures such as Charles Darwin and Mary Anning. It's fascinating fare for school age kids and curious smalls!

The Museum is responsible for around 1.5 million fossil, rock and mineral specimens from around the world, encompassing more than 500 million years of Earth's history.

When you leave, ask for a map at reception and check out The Cambridge Geology Trail. This new self-guided walk around the historic city centre will introduce you to just a few of the many different rock types, fossils, minerals and geological features that are waiting to be discovered in the walls, roofs and pavements of Cambridge!

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 13:00/14:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Pricing

Free admission
Donations are welcome

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Downing Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3EQ, England

Phone number

01223 333456

Map

Website

Click here to visit Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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