All bookings are subject to change in accordance with government guidance.

There is no charge for our standard school sessions, but donations are welcomed to support the Museum learning programme (recommended donation of £3 per child).

If you are a UK based school wishing to visit the Museum with your class, please use the booking form to make a request. Please note that the Museum is closed on Mondays. We advise submitting a request at least 2 weeks in advance to avoid disappointment and allow time to receive a confirmation.

Artist Kaitlin Ferguson shows you how to make your own ichthyosaur using one of Mary Anning's fossils in the Sedgwick Museum’s collection as inspiration.

There are two different makes that you can try depending on how much time you have.

Make one: Ichthyosaur template

Make two: salt, flour and water to make salt dough (or plasticine or playdough)



Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson in a series of creative activities based on the statue of Nike, goddess of victory. See if you can spot the pieces that are missing from the statue and have a go at making your own set of wings.

Statue template

Join artist Kaitlin Ferguson in a series of activities based on polar exploration. Create your own boat picture and design an imaginary sea creature.

Boat template

Imaginary sea creature net template

Kaitlin Ferguson leads a series of activities based on telescopes and exploration. Make your own viewfinder and design your own planet.

Viewfinder template

Find a new use for used plastic bottles, scrap paper and paperclips.

Watch this film to find out how to create a sculpture of an animal using materials from inside your home.


Let’s have a look at the totem pole, it’s very big at over 13 metres tall.

What faces can you see?

Can you see any animals?

Check out the videos on this page to find out how you can complete a Discover Arts Award. Just fill in our simple online form when you’ve finished to tell us what activities you’ve done to earn yourself a Discover Arts Award certificate! 

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