Free Audio Guide and Walking Tour

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...
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IM Celebrates Women’s Suffrage

Ipswich Museum Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage Join us throughout the New Year to celebrate the centennial anniversary of women’s right to vote in the USA. We’ll be hosting lectures, brown bag talks, live portrayals of historical figures, an exhibition on women’s education through the Female Seminary, suffrage themed art workshops, and more!¬† Check our ¬†calendar...
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Ipswich Female Seminary

2020 will feature a number of events and an exhibition exploring in greater depth the Ipswich Female Seminary (1826-1876) and the lives of its principal, Zilpah Grant, and several students.
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Educational Programs at IM

Bringing History to Life in Ipswich Whether you are teaching about early colonial life, the American Revolution, Paleo-Indian settlements, 19th-20th century art, or anything in between, the Ipswich Museum can help enrich your lessons and excite your students. Utilizing hands-on and object-based learning we can work with your class to customize a museum visit or in-class presentation. Our...
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