Ipswich Museum Museums

Ipswich Museum
High Street


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There is something for everyone at Ipswich Museum. The displays are full of fascinating objects and information, with something to interest everyone, and admission is FREE!

Ipswich Museum has extensive resource collections (zoology, botany, geology, archaeology, local history, ethnography) which are not on general display but are available to interested visitors by appointment. They are cared for by professional curatorial and conservation staff who are experts in their respective fields and provide a free enquiry and information service.

The Museum also houses the Suffolk Biological Records Centre which collects and interprets records of wildlife in the local area and across Suffolk.

Ipswich Museum is only five minutes walk from the town centre. There is a regular bus service from the railway station to the town centre. Crown multi-story is the nearest car park. There is short-stay coach parking on Crown Street, long-stay coach parking on Princes St./West End Road. For further details of town centre coach parking telephone the Car Parks Manager (01473) 432843

Opening Times

Tuesday to Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm

(Closed 24-26 December, 1 January and Good Friday)

Wheelchair Users

There is wheelchair access to the ground floor of the building and a stair-crawler operated by attendant staff allows access to the first floor.

We invite you to help support the work of the Museums Service by joining The Friends of the Ipswich Museums. For further information about their activities contact the Membership Secretary at Ipswich Museum (01473) 433550

Attraction Details

VenueIpswich Museum
AddressHigh Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 3QH
Opening timesTuesday to Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Entry costs
Attraction typeMuseums


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