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Christchurch Mansion

Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
01473 433554
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Ranked #3 of 74 attractions in Ipswich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

The Mansion isa fine building with outstanding collections covering a wide range of objects. The Gainsborough and Constable paintings in the Wolsey Gallery are world-class.

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Lorton, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

This gorgeous old mansion has original Gainsboroughs among its two stories of historic and artistic treasures. The staff delights in providing information. The day we visited a school group was led through Victorian activities and attire. Our real find was discovering the link between the Jamestown settlement in Virginia and the families of this town. Don't miss the dollhouse!

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Ipswich
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

What's not to love about Christchurch Mansion and the associated park. First of all..it's free! The mansion itself is a lovely building to walk round with many exhibits and numerous activities for children during school holidays. There is a lovely cafe and also a couple of places to buy ice creams and other goodies. Ducks to feed, an awesome play... More

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Perth City, Western Australia, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

What a wonderful Mansion ,incorporating a Constable gallery and FREE , it's great so I hope visitors are generous with their donations, places like this are a rarity nowadays. A beautiful house with various rooms set out in tableaux ,fascinating.The staff were very kind and efficient ,willing to answer questions. The gift shop is well stocked .... Check out the... More

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Raleigh, NC
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Tudor mansion house in large park within walking distance of Ipswich town center. Fabulous collection of art and period pieces. Kitchen is wonderful. Great day out, for free.

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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Wonderful building with a vast history. The staff were really polite and helpful. Nice to have tea afterwards in a charming cafe at the rear. One not to be missed.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

it was a lovely sunny afternoon in the park and plenty having fun, the house was closed due to someone getting married but still lovely from the outside the guys in the white van even moved so i could take a pic without that in. it also has some lovely trees in the park as well

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
20 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is basically a Tudor house, somewhat altered, and it is very large with some excellent paintings, many with nearby connections- most importantly Gainsborough and Constable. Lovely Lowestoft China and local furniture, possessions rescued from the town etc. Rooms are set out in period, little shop, tea room and park outside. Really enjoyed it and children coming in seemed to... More

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It is an excellent opportunity to look at paintings, glass, china etc. that has been lovingly cared for for many years without having to pay a penny!! The parkland, which is always open for people to walk through, is extensive. A lovely place to wander and take in the peace and quiet.

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Chatham, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Visited the Mansion. Impressed by the free tour. Great staff Enjoyed a walk around the park, breath of fresh air

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