About Us

The museums wouldn’t exist without our incredible team and we want to showcase the exciting work those staff do.

We also work with a range of partners, from funders to educators, other museums to community groups. With their support, we are able to do so much more for our visitors and share new stories from the collections.

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Behind the scenes blog

Almost everyday is different at Colchester + Ipswich Museums. Find out what our staff get up to.

Our Team

We have an incredible team of staff with expertise spanning exhibition design to collections documentation, curation and learning to administration.

Supporters + Partners

Colchester + Ipswich Museums is generously supported by a variety of funders, from specific project grants to ongoing, core funding. 

We also work closely with a range of partners, such as cultural organisations, universities and community groups.

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Inclusion Statement

As a joint museums service across Colchester and Ipswich, our aim is for everyone who enters our venues to feel welcome, supported and represented.

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Our Policies

To ensure every area of our work embodies best practice, Colchester + Ipswich Museums has a range of policies to guide us. 


Colchester Museums

With a unique mix of fascinating displays, the latest technology and hands-on activities, there is lots for your family to explore and discover across Colchester Museums’ three sites.

Ipswich Museums

Covering thousands of years of both human and natural history, there is so much for families to discover across Ipswich Museums’ three venues.

Where will your adventure start?