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Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences


The Museum is part of the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge. The Museum is used regularly for teaching and hosts student projects. We offer annual summer placements funded by the Friends of the Sedgwick Museum and opportunities for students to gain work experience and develop skills in public engagement. To find out more about studying Earth Sciences in Cambridge, please click here.


The Sedgwick Club is the official student Earth Sciences society at the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1880 in memory of Adam Sedgwick, it is the oldest student-run geological society in the world. It aims to promote the subject of geology among its members through regular talks and social events.

Museum Opening Times

The Museum will be closed on Tuesday 28th May, from 10am - 12pm

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 4pm

Sunday: Closed

Admission Free

No booking required (except groups)