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Ipswich Museum

High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QH, England
+44 1473 433551
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Excellent, well worth a visit.

I took my grandson to Ipswich Museum and what a most enjoyable couple of hours we spent there. It... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
via mobile
A marvellous free resource for Ipswich

As you walk in the doors, the first thing you notice is a life-size woolly mammoth. This lovely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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“stuffed animals” (26 reviews)
“woolly mammoth” (15 reviews)
“world war” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QH, England
+44 1473 433551
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took my grandson to Ipswich Museum and what a most enjoyable couple of hours we spent there. It is free to enter and there is a amazing amount of exhibits including a special at war exhibit. There are many stuffed animals including a most...More

Thank Sozlovesholisays
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As you walk in the doors, the first thing you notice is a life-size woolly mammoth. This lovely old building was purpose built as a museum and it has a varied collection of different types of artefacts : Natural History, Roman, Chinese, Geology and many...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good museum, great for kids, loads of interesting facts, educational values, my daughter loved the big mammoth :-), recommended

Thank zyswicks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can recommend this place for children of all ages, especially in the school holidays, where all sorts of activities are laid on. Very informative and interesting.

Thank karenwesterhill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for children,adolescents, and for adults. It's free and it can be educational, relaxing, and a great place to see history

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free entry to this natural history museum. Interesting displays, heavy on taxidermy, but also other rooms of Egyptology, war time, geology, archaeology, etc etc. Interesting building. Lighting rather low (presumably to preserve artifacts) which could be a problem for anyone visually impaired. Enjoyable visit.

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group walked out to the museum from the town centre to find a notice on the door - closed for maintenance. The art gallery next door had the same notice. Sadly there was nothing about this on their website......not very impressed.

Thank Adwych
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This exhibition is in the art gallery next door to the museum. It's a lovely look back and a chance to see Bagpuss and all his friends plus the Clangers, Ivor the Engine - you can even make a stop go annimation yourself which was...More

Thank tanelley
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went with my 11yr old grandson,their is no charge for entry but donations at the doors, it has enough things to see and keep you interested,not a large museum but if you take your time quite interesting,they habe a small shop that sells reasonably priced...More

Thank chris k
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

With museums trying their utmost to drag themselves into the modern era by interesting and inspiring people with bright and interactive displays, Ipswich Museum is sadly lagging behind. Tired 'natural history ' exhibits lead the way.

Thank Malcolm S
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Petar A
19 September 2017|
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Response from Splodge W | Reviewed this property |
It's free!!
12 August 2016|
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Response from Wisteria555 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but would be best to ring and find out.