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Visitor guide

Admission to Ipswich Museum is free and we welcome all visitors. We want you to enjoy your visit and are very happy to help in any way we can.

You can find information that will help make the most of your visit in our Visitor Guide.

Opening times

Closed Mondays
Tuesday to Saturday: 10.00 – 17.00
Sunday: 11.00 – 17.00

How to find us

To reach Ipswich by road, use the A12 or A14 and follow signs to Ipswich town centre.

There is no parking at Ipswich Museum but there are some nearby, located in the town centre. There are a number of car parks which you can use, please visit www.ipswich.gov.uk/parking for more information.

The Ipswich Museum is a ten minute walk from Christchurch Mansion, approximately 20 minutes from the railway station, and five minutes from Tower Ramparts bus station in the town centre.

View location map.

Facilities

Gift Shop

Ipswich Museum has a gift shop with an extensive range of books, posters, educational resources and gifts for all ages.

Gift Shop

Baby Changing

Baby changing facilities are available.

Accessibility

  • There is a ramp at the main entrance leading to double doors that can be opened to allow access for wider wheelchairs or scooters.
  • A manual wheelchair is available for use, if required. Please ask at reception.
  • All galleries are accessible via a lift or stairs.
  • All areas of the ground floor are either level or have ramped access.
  • An accessible toilet is located on the ground floor.
  • There are hands-on and sensory experiences at various points throughout the museum.
  • We provide British Sign Language interpretation at selected events. Please see our Events Calendar for details.

If you have any further access queries please contact our Bookings and Information Officer on 01206 282937 or email jo.besant@colchester.gov.uk

Contact Details

Ipswich Museum,
High Street,
Ipswich,
IP1 3QH

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01473 433551