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 October 18 at 7:30 pm The Great Marsh & Climate Change Explore the Great Marsh’s past as valuable real estate for farming salt hay, its unique success over much of the past century in dodging the nation’s swamp-filling mania, and its uncertain future as sea-level rise accelerates. Speakers: Doug Stewart Doug Stewart is a freelance writer in Ipswich...
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Upcoming Dow Arts Classes

Registration for the Fall 2017 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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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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