Christchurch Mansion


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What can you see?

One of Suffolk’s most treasured buildings, this beautiful Tudor mansion is the jewel in the crown of Ipswich’s historic past, boasting over 500 years of history.

Explore the period rooms from the Tudor kitchen to the sumptuous Georgian saloon and the beautifully detailed Victorian wing.

Gaze at the fine collection of art from Suffolk artists including the biggest collection of Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable paintings outside of London.

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See artists including Alfred Munnings, Camille Pissaro, Colin Moss and more…



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  • Tudor Kitchen
  • Victorian Toys and Games
  • A Peep into the Past”free daily tours by Friends of Ipswich Museum of the Mansion from 11am Tuesday – Saturday and 2pm on Sunday (March to November only).

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We bring art and history to life in a fun way with our events programme.

A programme of events for both families and adults runs throughout the year including art and craft workshops, tours, talks, quizzes and much more.

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