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Ipswich Museum

High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QH, England
+44 1473 433551
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A Museum must

A little-known secret for Ipswich is their museum and being located between the main shopping... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
glennsbrown
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
The mammoth is amazing

A little out of the town, this museum is stuffed full of interesting things. Just after entering... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike F
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“stuffed animals” (30 reviews)
“woolly mammoth” (17 reviews)
“natural history” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QH, England
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"interesting items"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little-known secret for Ipswich is their museum and being located between the main shopping street and Christchurch park is a great place to visit on route to the park. It's kind of like a little Victorian experience and the kids will love it, just...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little out of the town, this museum is stuffed full of interesting things. Just after entering, on the ground floor you come across a stuffed mammoth. It is amazing how large it is. There are many other interesting things to see upstairs. Around the...More

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Ipswich for work but had a little time to look around this wonderfully atmospheric museum. It is housed in an outstanding Victorian building and the entry makes an immediate impact - being welcomed as you go in by a full size Mammoth! The...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This is a museum in the old style. Children will either be frightened or enthralled by the taxidermy and there is a lot of it. The section on the history of Ipswich will interest adults. The teacher in me thought the section on war time...More

Thank 30Annemarie16
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Quick visit for an hour on a Sunday with cub scouts . Staff were very helpful at the entrance as was the team member dressed as a saxon in one of the rooms who was very interactive and informative with our cubs . We will...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Really enjoyed this diverse museum. We were an 80 year old, a 50 year old and a 7 year old and we all found plenty to hold our interest. Did not expect to enjoy the old style Victorian natural history room so much. Nice hands...More

Thank 135SophieB
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Went there to while away a couple of hours and was really impressed. Great little muse au and well worth a trip. Bit creeped out by all the stuffed animals. Great displays of WW2 and the Anglo saxons. Oh and it's free!

Thank chris d
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

great afternoon out, staff were great and its really interactive. kids very welcome. the Victorian natural history taxidermy is amazing. highly recommend it and its free well worth donating a fiver. complete pleasure.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We visited with my partners nearly six year old granddaughter and she loved it. We are going to go back ourselves on a later date. Its a real shame some rooms are not complete but they are looking for gifts of ipswich history. The animals...More

Thank Jo S
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Visit with grandsons (9 & 6) in half term. Free entry, and packed with exhibits. The boys enjoyed wandering round, and the archeology “experts” were particularly interesting. Amazing collection of Victorian stuffed animals and birds, some puzzles to interact with. Ultimate accolade- they would like...More

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Paul B
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sorry don't know about the toilets but there are steps into the museum once again not sure about the stairs to next floor I believe it's best to phone them sorry to be so unhelpful.
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Petar A
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It's free!!
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