This beautiful Tudor mansion is the jewel in the crown of Ipswich’s historic past boasting over 500 years of history.
Explore the period rooms from the Tudor kitchen to the sumptuous Georgian saloon and the beautifully detailed Victorian wing and much more!
Meet many different characters from the past and experience Colchester’s fascinating history. Discover what family life was like for the rich and the poor. Then be transported back to the days before washing machines to try out a dolly peg and dress up as a servant.
Explore Ipswich’s past with stories that will inspire you. This fascinating and unique museum gives you the opportunity to meet the famous woolly mammoth, the elegant towering giraffe and other wonderful curiosities from the natural world.
A fascinating chance to get closer to nature. Find out about wildlife habitats, biodiversity and climate change.
Did you know that there was an earthquake in Colchester in 1884? Or that mammoths and hippos used to roam this area?