Thinking of visiting The Sedgwick Museum? Footprints Tours has put together the ultimate guide to help you with your visit!
The Sedgwick Museum is the geology museum at the University of Cambridge, located at the Downing site on Downing Street. This earth sciences is the oldest museum in Cambridge University, having been established in 1728 as the Woodwardian Museum. John Woodward originally contributed 10,000 specimens to its collection.
It now boasts at least 2 million specimens, covering 4.5 billion years of Earth’s history. It contains 400 Meteorites, 40,000 fossils of animals and plants and the following fascinating artefacts:
The museum is free to visit and often schedules special exhibitions or lectures for visiting groups. Keep an eye on the website for availability. Its the perfect museum for a rainy day in Cambridge!
Cambridge Train Station
St Andrew’s Bus Stop 1: Citi 1, Citi 6
Grand Arcade Car Park, Corn Exchange St, Cambridge CB2 3QF
You can find out more information on this site, and some of the most iconic sites in the city, on a Private Walking Tour of Cambridge!
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