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Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service

Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service
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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?
 

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Colchester, CO1 1YG

 
    
Christmas Activities

Christmas Activities

If you are looking for ideas to keep the children busy throughout the Christmas holidays, or the kids want some ideas and inspiration for cards and gifts them take a look at our Winter KidsZone. Jam packed full of fun ideas that everyone can get involved in! Activities for indoors and out - some are messy, some are not! What are you waiting for?!?!

Christmas Baking

Christmas Baking

We all know that the festive period is a time for giving, spending time as a family and for over indulging, and we are here to help! Our Christmas recipe section has lots of tasty treats to satisfy the sweet and savoury cravings of the whole family. Get busy in the kitchen with the kids and enjoy some delicious food together this Christmas.