We are open for tours this Saturday, May 27 from 10am-4pm. Sunday 5/29 at 2pm  we will offer an architectural tour of the Whipple and Knight Houses with Gordon Harris. We are closed Monday for Memorial Day.

Upcoming Event

Sunday Strolls Walking Tour Series

Our Spring session of historical walking tours is now open for registration! Click below for more information and to reserve your spot


Dow Arts Program Classes & Workshops

Our Winter Session of Dow Arts Programs is now open for registration! Click below for more information 


Free Audio Guide

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. 

Historic Properties

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.