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OD/16/54 Decision to change the opening hours of Ipswich Museum and Gallery and Christchurch Mansion

To change the opening hours of Ipswich Museum and Gallery and Christchurch Mansion to:

 

Ipswich Museum & Gallery
10am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday

11am to 5pm Sundays

Closed to public Mondays

Opening for Schools during term time Monday to Friday

 

Christchurch Mansion

March to October:

10am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday

11am to 5pm Sunday

Closed to public on Mondays

Opening for Schools during term time Monday to Friday

 

November to February:

10am to 4pm Tuesday to Saturday

11am to 4pm Sunday

Closed to public on Mondays

Opening for Schools during term time Monday to Friday

 

The improvements these changes make are:

·         Ipswich Museum & Gallery open on Sundays

·         Christchurch Mansion open longer in March to October but shorter from November to February, in line with Christchurch Park opening hours

·         Both venues available for school session Monday to Friday, with cost offset against the income generated.

 

This change can be achieved within budget.

 

Changes will come into effect on 3rd January 2017 and appropriate publicity will be arranged.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Gipping;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/01/2017

Decision due: 21 Dec 2016 by Officer Decision

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