Empire Cinema Ipswich | Day Out With The Kids

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Empire Cinema Ipswich

  • Ipswich
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Attraction Information

With a whopping 14 screens, Empire Cinema in Ipswich is packed to the brim of excitement and adventure. Jump into the latest blockbusters at Empire Cinema in Ipswich, there’s enormous screens and a thundering sound system, and special motion seats, so this trip will truly be like no other!

Not only will you be amazed by huge screens and booming sounds, but you’ll also be thrown straight into the action with D-Box motion seats. These special seats are designed to mimic all the action on screen, from swaying side-to-side and rocking back-and-forth, to vibrating and lurching up and down; you’re in for the ultimate cinema experience. But remember to hold onto your popcorn - you don’t want to make a mad dash for more halfway through!

If you’ve got mini movie-lovers, don’t miss out on Empire Jnrs, where some of the best and newest kids films are showing every weekend. After all, you’re never too young to be introduced to the magic of the big silver screen. 

  • 14 screens showing the best new films 
  • Bigger Impact Luxe screens 
  • Motion seats for an immersive experience
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Opening hours

Times vary depending on film showings - see website for full details


General Admissions
Prices vary depending on film and showing time - look out for off-peak promotions

Travel & Contact Information


Empire Cinemas, Buttermarket Shopping Centre, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1DT, England

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Click here to visit Empire Cinema Ipswich's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Empire Cinema Ipswich has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, snacks are available.

Yes, Empire Cinema Ipswich is wheelchair friendly.

Empire Cinema Ipswich has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Empire Cinema Ipswich has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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