Early Years

Use one of our topic boxes to bring focus to your visit to Ipswich Museum – specifically designed for younger children.

Museums are exciting places for young children to explore, inspiring curiosity and rich conversations. 

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We are pleased to offer several topic boxes for Early Years groups to use whilst visiting Ipswich Museum:

  • Owl Babies – Themed around the bird gallery, this box contains the resources for your group to explore owls and birds in a variety of ways.
  • Monkey Puzzle – This box encourages the children to explore the animals in the Natural History gallery.
  • Rocks and Fossils – Explore the world of rocks and fossils through this gallery box.

Each topic box can be used with up to 15 children. To book a box and confirm a date you wish to visit, just contact us and we will be happy to help.


Ipswich Museum

Approx 1 hour

£10 per box

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In addition we have Woolly’s Treasure Chest, which is a box that can be borrowed ahead of your visit to introduce Early Years children to the museum.

We are also able to offer facilitated sessions, exploring themes such as those in our monthly Mini Mammoths events. For further information please contact us.

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