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Sedgwick Museum of Geology

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Address: Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EQ, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 333456
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: This museum houses an extensive collection of geological specimens from...
This museum houses an extensive collection of geological specimens from around the world, which are used by scholars worldwide as part of their research activities.
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Free, fun for the kids

A simple museum - don't try and spend too long - but there is plenty to interest you for 20 minutes or so...perhaps more if the kids are more patient than ours

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A simple museum - don't try and spend too long - but there is plenty to interest you for 20 minutes or so...perhaps more if the kids are more patient than ours

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

There is so much to look at here and so many rare artefacts connected with Darwin. The fossils and relics are just amazing. One can go there time and time again and always see new things. Children love this musuem...activities for them to do too. A definite MUST!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is another museum that is up there with one of the best in the City - its a cheap day out and the children are always entertained.

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Surrey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

An amazing collection of geological artefacts. Any child interested in fossils will be amazed. There are dinosaur bones and many interesting displays for kids. It is not a huge place you only need an hour maximum and its free.

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A must visit museum in the centre of Cambridge. You can find really rare fossils and specimens. The entrance is free. I totally recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This museum has dinosaurs in it. For this reason alone, it is worth going, but there are many other fascinating things to do and see.

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Leeds
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It is a very straightforward museum without any modern gadgets. It shows you what you want to see: lots of rocks and information about geology. It is well maintained and the information about the rocks is thorough. Two things stood out for me in this museum. The first was the section on Darwin and his early career as a geologist.... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

What a wonderful museum. Starting at one end, you head through time from the beginning of Earth. My partner and I are both Science teachers and it was refreshing to visit a museum which had not dumbed down the information on the exhibits. We were delighted to see chemical structure diagrams and formulae for the crystals in the minerals section... More 

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London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Lots of fossils and samples from throughout the periods. Head down the back to see some great crystal samples as well.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

. This free museum is packed with specimens of rocks, minerals, bones and fossils. If this sort of thing 'rocks' your boat then this is a great place to visit. I personally didn't find it interesting. I much preferred the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology next door, which is also free and well worth a visit.

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Additional Information about Sedgwick Museum of Geology

Address: Address: Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EQ, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 333456
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm  2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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