School Programs

Life as a Child in the 17th Century: Students are encouraged to imagine themselves living their daily lives in the 1677 Whipple House and 17th century Ipswich. Museum teachers identify four basic needs for living in any era: food, clothing, shelter, and transporta on. Through a tour of the Whipple and Knight houses and four hands-on activities, we explore how children in the 17th century...
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Upcoming Museum Lectures

Wednesday Evening Lecture on April 19th at 7:30 pm Women Power in the 19th Century Robert Booth will be speaking on women’s history in Ipswich and Marblehead. He based his research on ways in which local women broke the cycle of oppression and ignorance in the 19th century.  Booth recently published his feminist history of Marblehead, The Women of Marblehead, and will...
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Upcoming Dow Arts Classes

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR SPRING CLASSES! You can Register Online on this page or please send your completed registration form(s) at least one week prior to the start of the class to educator@ipswichmuseum.org or bring/mail to Ipswich Museum attn: Museum Educator 54 South Main Street Ipswich, MA 01938 For more information, please email the Dow Arts Program coordinator at...
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Welcome to the Museum

What’s Happening at the Museum | April & May Special Winter Exhibit: The Railroad in Ipswich The Railroad in Ipswich exhibit is open each Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 in the afternoon, February, March, and April. Cost: family non-members $10, individual non-members $5, and free for museum members. This exhibit tells the story of the railroad in Ipswich and examines its impact on the...
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