Sunday Strolls: Ipswich in the Civil War

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

From hardline abolitionists to well-known slaveholders, Ipswich’s residents were long divided over the issue of slavery. By the time the Civil War broke out, many answered the call to fight […]

Bag Lunch Series- The Future of Agriculture

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

Paul Wegzin, teacher and local  farmer will talk about farming and how it has changed  over the years. The  tulip and sunflower fields were his brainstorm.  Paul comes from a long family of traditional farmers in Ipswich. Come learn how farming and its produce benefit each of us. Ipswich Seniors and Members: free Non-Members: $5

Evening Lecture Series- The History of Clamming in Ipswich

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

Ipswich has always been known for its clams.  The salt marshes, mud flats and tidal estuaries contribute to its wonderful taste. Stephanie Gaskins, Dow Curator will do a lecture on […]

Ipswich Museum Yard Sale

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

Visit the annual Ipswich Museum Yard Sale during Olde Ipswich Days from 9-1! Shop for fantastic treasures and support the museum in the process.In the afternoon, stick around for an […]

Bag Lunch Series: North Shore in the Stone Age

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

Ipswich is known for its discovery of early artifacts at Great Neck, along the riverbanks and the Bull Brook area. Erin Rice, our museum educator, will talk about the Bull Brook artifacts and other tools in our Traveling Museum Collection.  This show and tell series is always fun. Ipswich Seniors and Members: free Non-Members: $5

The Port of Ipswich: Free Walking Tour

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

As part of the Trails & Sails event put together by Essex Heritage we are offering a 1 hour walking tour of Ipswich on the fascinating history of its former […]

Evening Lecture Series- The Story of Argilla Farm

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

Pege and John Verani have owned and occupied Argilla Farm since 1974. They will share their research and stories about the property.  Join them on this fascinating journey and come […]

Bag Lunch Series- Find the Influence of Ancient Civilization in Ipswich

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

Speaker: Sam Hamlin, retired third grade teacher from Shore Country Day school will take you on a  tour in search of remnants of ancient civilization here in Ipswich.  You will see Ipswich in a new light. Ipswich Seniors and Members: free Non-Members: $5

Haunted House

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

Enter if you dare!  Our Haunted House is open Saturdays in October from 7-9pm. Entry is free but donations are gladly accepted.

Haunted House

Enter if you dare!  Our Haunted House is open Saturdays in October from 7-9pm. Entry is free but donations are gladly accepted.

Evening Lecture Series- The Fed, love it or hate it?

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

Managing a modern economy is still full of mysteries.  Is the Fed playing a constructive role?  Why is it so controversial?  Carroll Perry will discuss important questions related to the […]

Haunted House

Ipswich Museum 54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA, United States

Enter if you dare!  Our Haunted House is open Saturdays in October from 7-9pm. Entry is free but donations are gladly accepted.