Coronavirus (COVID-19)

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Closure of Ipswich Borough Council buildings

Ipswich Museum, Ipswich Art Gallery and Christchurch Mansion will remain shut for the foreseeable future. Customers with tickets to events that are cancelled will be contacted to discuss their options. Please do not contact the venues or box office directly. Find out more at www.ipswich.gov.uk



Museum From Home

The buildings might be closed, but we’re doing what we can to bring the museum to you!

Each week, our team will be sharing a variety of activities, inspired by the collections, to help educate and entertain.

Check out our growing library:




Be moved and inspired by our changing programme, bringing together all kinds of artforms, museum objects and more.

Our exciting exhibitions range from displays of Ipswich collections to work by international artists, touring exhibitions to regular open shows featuring local artwork.  

What You Can See

Plan Your Visit

Opening Times

Tuesday – Saturday
10.00am – 5.00pm

11.00am – 5.00pm

Mondays closed

Free admission

What can you see?



Every effort has been made to make Ipswich Art Gallery a great place to visit for everybody.

If you have any access queries please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Facilities include:

  • An entrance with level access 
  • A lift to both the lower and upper floors.
  • An accessible toilet
  • Occasional described tours
  • Guide and helping dogs are welcome
  • British Sign Language interpretation at selected events
  • Twiddlemuffs (sensory aids) available on request
  • For information on nearby Blue badge parking, visit the Ipswich Borough Council website

Where will your adventure start?