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Venues

There is so much to see and do at Colchester + Ipswich Museums that you will be spoilt for choice.

Covering thousands of years of history, a visit to one of our museums or art galleries will take you on a fascinating journey through time!

You can immerse yourself in incredible buildings, collections, stories and experiences from the tales of Colchester and Ipswich’s turbulent past to treasured childhood toys and vintage fashions.

Colchester Castle - icon

One of England’s most important heritage sites and one of the most popular visitor attractions in the East of England.

Hollytrees Museum - icon

A beautiful Georgian building taking in domestic life in Colchester over the past 300 years.

Natural History Museum - icon

A fascinating chance to get closer to nature. Find out about wildlife habitats, biodiversity and climate change.

Ipswich Museum - icon

Go on a journey through Suffolk’s past from the Iron Age to Romans and Saxons.

Christchurch Mansion - icon

The jewel in the crown of Ipswich’s historic past, boasting over 500 years of history.

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