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Ipswich Museum

High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QH, England
+44 1473 433551
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Ipswich museum

Free entry to this natural history museum. Interesting displays, heavy on taxidermy, but also other... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Catherine M
Pendoggett, United Kingdom
Visited on Friday 15th September - closed !

Our group walked out to the museum from the town centre to find a notice on the door - closed for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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High Street, Ipswich IP1 3QH, England
+44 1473 433551
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Free entry to this natural history museum. Interesting displays, heavy on taxidermy, but also other rooms of Egyptology, war time, geology, archaeology, etc etc. Interesting building. Lighting rather low (presumably to preserve artifacts) which could be a problem for anyone visually impaired. Enjoyable visit.

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our group walked out to the museum from the town centre to find a notice on the door - closed for maintenance. The art gallery next door had the same notice. Sadly there was nothing about this on their website......not very impressed.

Thank Adwych
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This exhibition is in the art gallery next door to the museum. It's a lovely look back and a chance to see Bagpuss and all his friends plus the Clangers, Ivor the Engine - you can even make a stop go annimation yourself which was...More

Thank tanelley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my 11yr old grandson,their is no charge for entry but donations at the doors, it has enough things to see and keep you interested,not a large museum but if you take your time quite interesting,they habe a small shop that sells reasonably priced...More

Thank chris k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With museums trying their utmost to drag themselves into the modern era by interesting and inspiring people with bright and interactive displays, Ipswich Museum is sadly lagging behind. Tired 'natural history ' exhibits lead the way.

Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there are lots of subjects covered throughout the exhibits but it all seems coherent and flow from one to another. very well presented. from wildlife, historical artefacts, to the war, and effect it had on daily lives. There was no fixed entrance fee but there...More

Thank sheri m
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Nice building with a lot in it for a local museum. You can get round it in less than two hours. I liked the stuffed animals and models bit like a dead zoo. Well worth a visit.

Thank AlanJames66
Reviewed 19 August 2017

40 years ago we dragged our Mum into museum on every trip into town. About 3 times a week as we lived locally. The purpose was to stroke the Rhino. ( you were allowed to touch in those days) Happily she is still there, but...More

1  Thank Hazel A
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Visited with my husband and easily spent a few hours here. Really interesting and very well presented. Would recommend a visit if you wanted to learn more about Ipswich the town and the area of Suffolk. A free attraction too school is always a bonus.

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had been meaning to visit for a long time and wish we had sooner! It's fabulous. Lovely staff, wonderful exhibits and a real tardiss of treasures! Our son (and we!) really enjoyed it and will be back soon!

1  Thank afamilyeasy2please
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Petar A
20 September 2017|
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Response from Splodge W | Reviewed this property |
It's free!!
12 August 2016|
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Response from Wisteria555 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but would be best to ring and find out.