Upcoming Dow Arts Classes

Registration for the Winter 2018 Dow Arts Program is now OPEN! For more information, please email educator@ipswichmuseum.org or go to DOW ARTS CLASSES to register online.
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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, January 17 at 7:30 pm. The History of the New England Tavern with Joe Carlin. The origins of “taverns” and the important role that they played in the country. It was in taverns where the political future of the nation was debated, Shakespeare’s plays were preformed, court was held and traveling musicians performed. During the Revolution taverns served...
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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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