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Ipswich Museum + Ipswich Art Gallery

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Making a visit

Opening Times

  • Tuesday – Saturday
    10.00am – 5.00pm
  • Sunday
    11.00am – 5.00pm
  • Mondays closed

Admission

  • Free

Getting Here

Ipswich Museum + Ipswich Art Gallery, High Street, Ipswich, IP1 3QH

Contact Us

Ipswich Museum and Art School

By Car

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

There is no parking at the Ipswich museums but they are both located in the town centre. Please visit www.ipswich.gov.uk/parking for up-to-date information.

By Train

Ipswich is just 1 hour 15 minutes on the main train line from London to Norwich.  Arriving at Ipswich Station the museum is approximately a  20 minute walk or short bus ride to the town centre.

By Bus

The museum is a five minute walk from Tower Ramparts bus station in the town centre.

Find Your Way

The museum is located at the top of the High Street, just a five minute walk from the town centre.

Early Bird Hour

 

We welcome all visitors. If you have sensory needs we are very happy to help in any way we can. For more information on quiet times and our special Early Bird Hour for Autistic visitors, you can download the Ipswich Museum Access Guide.

Please call us to discuss what we can do to make sure you enjoy yourself.

 

 

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Facilities And Accessibility

Ipswich Museum has a ramp at the main entrance leading to double doors that can be opened to allow access for wider wheelchairs or scooters. We also offer the following:

  • A manual wheelchair available for use. 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 section for more details.

 

Ipswich Art Gallery has an entrance with level access and a lift to both the lower and upper floors. We also offer the following:

  • An accessible toilet.
  • Occasional described tours – please see our events section for upcoming tours.
  • British Sign Language interpretation at selected events – please see our events section for further details.

 

If you have any further access queries please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Ipswich Museum has a ramp at the main entrance leading to double doors that can be opened to allow access for wider wheelchairs or scooters. We also offer the following:

  • A manual wheelchair available for use. 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 section for more details.

Ipswich Art Gallery has an entrance with level access and a lift to both the lower and upper floors. We also offer the following:

  • An accessible toilet.
  • Occasional described tours – please see our events section for upcoming tours.
  • British Sign Language interpretation at selected events – please see our events section for further details.

If you have any further access queries please contact us and we will be happy to help.

 

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