Ipswich Museum


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Making a visit

Opening Times

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


  • Free

Getting Here

Ipswich Museum, 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 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.

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.
  • Ear defenders available on request.
  • Guide and helping dogs are welcome
  • 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.



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