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Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service


There is so much to see and do at Colchester + Ipswich Museums that you will be spoilt for choice.  Covering thousands of years of history, a visit to one of our museums or art galleries will take you on a fascinating journey through time!
You can immerse yourself in incredible buildings, collections, stories and experiences from the tales of Ipswich and Colchester's turbulent past, treasured childhood toys to vintage fashions.  There's plenty on offer for you, your family and friends so come along for an enjoyable, fun and inspiring day out.
An admission charge to Colchester Castle applies but all our other museums and art galleries are FREE to enjoy, so where will your adventure start?


Colchester, CO1 1YG


Geronimo 2018

Geronimo 2018

Geronimo Festival is back for 2018 and is bigger and better than ever before with not one, but two events for you to enjoy! Book early for the best prices and then join us for tonnes of fun this Summer! We can't wait!

Eye-boggling events near you

Eye-boggling events near you

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