Ipswich Museum plays host to all creatures great and small with half term fun
PUBLISHED: 08:49 14 February 2018 | UPDATED: 08:49 14 February 2018
Reptiles, insects and mammals from all around the world have all greeted visitors to the museum as part of the Museum’s half term programme.
Animals of all shapes and sizes have descended upon Ipswich Museum.
Snakes and tarantulas were just some of the creatures available for visitors to interact with.
Experts from the company Zoos 4 You were on hand to teach youngsters about the creepy crawlies on offer.
The animals are appearing at the museum for three days with each day focusing on a different area of the world.
Tuesday’s event theme was the Americas with Wednesday and Thursday taking on the Africa and Madagascar and Australia and Asia themes respectively.
Melanie Hollis, Collections and Learning Curator at Ipswich Museum said “It’s a very popular event.
“We have done it for several years and it links the collections nicely with real-life animals.
“All of our tickets have sold out for today and tomorrow.”
After finishing at Ipswich Museum on Thursday the show will be moving on to their partner museum, the Colchester Natural History Museum, on Friday.