Ipswich at War

Suitable for KS2

During this hands-on session uncover the history of Ipswich by taking on the roles of a local family living through the Second World War.

More Information

Activities include:

  • Building a model air raid shelter
  • Sending coded messages on the working Morse Code machine
  • Using real and replica Second World War objects to role-play the characters, including telephones, gas masks, ration books and clothing.


Minimum and maximum group sizes: 20 to 60 pupils.

Adult:Pupil ratio: 1:6

Duration: 120 minutes, 10am – 12.30pm

A minimum charge may apply. Prices are valid until 31st March 2022.

Ipswich Museum

Half day session

£3.70 per child (Ipswich Borough schools)
£4.20 per child (non Borough school)

Coach drop off

Things to note

All school, nursery and group visits must be booked in advance.

To enquire about a visit or to make a booking please contact us.

We are now invoicing all school groups for their visits. Invoices will follow approximately 20 working days from the date of your trip. The number of children indicated on the booking form is an approximate. You will only be charged for the number of children who actually visit on the day.

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