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Christchurch Mansion

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Address: Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
Phone Number: 01473 433554
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The best free show in town

Where else can you visit a stately home free of charge? The mansion is a delight with displays dating from Tudor times to the Victorian era. This is a venue you can visit time and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Where else can you visit a stately home free of charge? The mansion is a delight with displays dating from Tudor times to the Victorian era. This is a venue you can visit time and time again and always find soemthing new of interest. The Wolsey Art Gallery here is also fantastic.

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Bury St Edmunds
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Almost in the middle of Ipswich. History at your finger tips. Take a break from shopping and soak up the history of this house and the area.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

A lovely location in beautiful Christchurch Park, very close to central Ipswich. Packed with artefacts and decorated rooms dating back to the Elizabethan era - not to mention the marvellous Constables in the Wolsey gallery there. Great way to while away an hour or two - and an unmissable destination to take visitors to Ipswich. And it's all free! Useful... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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235 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

From the outside, this mansion is very attractive and has a great setting within Christchurch Park. When you get inside it is a real treasure trove of beautiful objects. My especial favourite section has the John Constable paintings, they are simply superb and on their own make any visit worthwhile. Beside the Constables, there are many other wonderful things in... More 

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ipswich
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Wonderful for children and adults alike. So much to see. During the school holidays there are frequently hand on events for youngsters.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

On a warm sunny afternoon, in Spring, the setting is spectacular. The parkland is full of mature trees and grassy expanses and the house's weathered brickwork is attractively russet and welcoming. On my visit, the custodians were affable and interested and gave a liveliness to a house that is rather emptied out of its treasures.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We went to visit this house in ipswich very impressive from outside quite grand entrance hall which led of to the lower chamber,the China and glass gallery (could all do with a good wash).from stairs from here you go to the gallery of paintings by constable and Gainsborough then the green room which depicts models in attire of the period.... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I was lucky enough to be taken to Christchurch Mansion Easter week whilst visiting friends, it is set in a lovely park (families enjoying picnics). The house is a gem and the staff very informative and friendly. Building began in 1645 and is full of history from the furniture to the china and children's toys (Dolls Houses), children can be... More 

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Ipswich
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We took friends to see the Constable exhibition, which is well worth a visit, and found ourselves spending much more time than expected exploring the whole place. Another jewel in Ipswich's crown

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Free admission This beautiful Tudor mansion is the jewel in the crown of Ipswich's historic past boasting over 500 years of history. 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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