Discover life in Roman Suffolk, find out about
Anglo-Saxon origins of Ipswich and much more. See fascinating
objects and stories from Africa, North America and Pacific, plus find
out about fossils, rocks and minerals in our region.
Throughout the year Ipswich Museum offers a fun and lively special
events programme, which is suitable for all of the family. Join the
mailing list today and call 01206 282938.
Don’t Miss: The giant woolly
mammoth, the rhino and giraffe in the Natural History Museum, the whale
skull and other fascinating fossils. Enjoy the fun and
interactive Egyptian and Victorian Natural History Galleries.
Tuesday - Saturday 10am to 5pm
Closed: Sundays and Mondays, also 24th-27th & 1st
Shop: The Museum Gift
shop is open during museum hours and stocks a range of souvenirs and
related reading material.
Toilets: Toilets are available
onsite, including disabled toilet.
Café: No cafe is available.
Wheelchair access is available throughout the museum and gift shop. For
more information, please contact the museum.
Parking: The Museum does not
have its own car park. There is limited street parking around the site,
but please be aware of time limits. Nearest parking facilities are
available at the Spiral car park, just a few minutes walk away.
Our wide range of collections can support work
across the school curriculum including, Ipswich at War, Journeys in
Ancient Egypt and handling boxes.
We can provide visiting school groups with a variety of workshops.
Costs vary. Details can be found on www.cimuseums.org.uk/,
contact a Learning Officer on 01473 433570 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A lunch room/education room is available for use by visiting groups, if
booked in advance.
Loan boxes are available from Ipswich Museum:
Borrow one of our loan boxes to bring objects from the past into your
classroom. Use them to inspire children’s imagination at the
start of a project, develop their thinking and enquiry skills or
support post-visit work. Boxes contain a mix of replica and
real objects, photos, documents and teachers notes.
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Loan boxes are hired per half term at a cost of £20 plus £10 refundable
deposit (per half term). All loan boxes must be collected and
returned to the museum. Please call 01473 433570 and talk to
a Learning Officer.