Events calendar

Hooray for Hornby
27 December 2020 - 27 July 2021
Do you have a love of model trains? Come and see the collector pieces featured in the Hooray for Hornby display.
Hooray for Hornby
Little Nippers: All around the world
25 June 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: All around the world
Day out with Thomas
26 June 2021 - 11 July 2021
Make a day of it with entry to the museum and all exhibits included in your ticket. Bookings essential!
Day out with Thomas
A Sensory Friendly Day out with Thomas
30 June 2021, 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
For this very special morning we will turn the sound down and create an engaging and fun space that children with sensory processing difficulties can share with their families and carers.
A Sensory Friendly Day out with Thomas
Little Nippers: Blast off
16 July 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Blast off
Little Nippers: Blast off
23 July 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Blast off
Little Nippers: Blast off
30 July 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Blast off
Little Nippers: Under the Ocean
06 August 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Under the Ocean
Little Nippers: Under the Ocean
13 August 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Under the Ocean
Ipswich in Miniature
14 August 2021 - 17 October 2021
See Ipswich's iconic heritage buildings in miniature!
Ipswich in Miniature
Little Nippers: Under the Ocean
20 August 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Under the Ocean
Museum Torchlight Tours
27 August 2021 05:00 PM - 03 September 2021 09:00 PM
Take a tour of the museum by torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
Galvanized - A festival of heritage
27 August 2021 - 05 September 2021
Galvanized is the city's new festival of heritage, showcasing the best heritage experiences and events Ipswich has to offer and the museum is involved!
Galvanized - A festival of heritage
Little Nippers: Under the Ocean
27 August 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: Under the Ocean
Steampunk Jewellery One Day Workshop
28 August 2021, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Re-imagine the Victorian period and create a futuristic piece of wearable art.
Steampunk Jewellery One Day Workshop
Foreigners on the Slide show
28 August 2021 - 29 August 2021
Craftsmanship, ingenuity, irreverence and the sometimes illicit creations of past workers.
Foreigners on the Slide show
Steampunk Jewellery One Day Workshop
29 August 2021, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Re-imagine the Victorian period and create a futuristic piece of wearable art.
Steampunk Jewellery One Day Workshop
Museum Torchlight Tours
03 September 2021, 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Take a tour of the museum by torchlight!
Museum Torchlight Tours
Little Nippers: All aboard!
03 September 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: All aboard!
Blacksmithing Taster Workshop
04 September 2021, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own custom S Hook or Bottle Opener in this three hour taster workshop.
Blacksmithing Taster Workshop
Blacksmithing Taster Workshop
04 September 2021, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Learn the basics of blacksmithing and create your own custom S Hook or Bottle Opener in this three hour taster workshop.
Blacksmithing Taster Workshop
Foreigners on the Slide show
04 September 2021 - 05 September 2021
Craftsmanship, ingenuity, irreverence and the sometimes illicit creations of past workers.
Foreigners on the Slide show
Prohibition Party
04 September 2021, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Drink, dance and explore your way through the glitz and glam of the Roaring Twenties!
Prohibition Party
Blacksmithing One Day Workshop
05 September 2021, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Join heritage trade Blacksmiths for a lesson in this age-old craft.
Blacksmithing One Day Workshop
Fathers Day Foray
05 September 2021, 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Fathers Day at the museum
Fathers Day Foray
Little Nippers: All aboard!
10 September 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: All aboard!
Little Nippers: All aboard!
17 September 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: All aboard!
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
08 October 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
15 October 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
22 October 2021, 09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Fun filled sessions for ages 2-6 years.
Little Nippers: How does my garden grow?
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