New spring event series
event series in April!
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Did you know Ipswich was a custom port from 1705 -1844? Join Scott Jewel for a walk to the site of old port and explore this fascinating part of the
Calling all artists
The Ipswich Museum invites proposals for a work of art that will be installed on the conservation land owned by the museum and will become a part of its permanent collection. Artists may propose either an already completed piece for sale to the museum or propose a new piece that can be delivered within the timeframe and parameters listed below.
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Free Audio Guide and Walking Tours
While the houses remain closed due to the pandemic, the grounds of the Ipswich Museum are open to visitors everyday. You may now take a free audio tour by downloading the PocketSights app to your device and turning on location services, or searching “Ipswich Museum.” While on site you can add comments or upload your own photos to the tour. You can also tour remotely from the comfort of your home with the virtual features.
Classes & Workshops
Please check back every week for our year round and seasonal offerings!
For a list of past classes & workshops please follow link below.
The Ipswich Museum oversees three historical homes: The Whipple House (1677), The Heard House (1795-1800), and the Alexander Knight House. We offer guided tours on a seasonal basis.