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Christchurch Mansion

Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
01473 433554
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Ranked #3 of 57 Attractions in Ipswich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Cultural
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Type: Museums, Cultural
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This old Mansion has been beautifully preserved and enhanced with modern facilities by the Town Council. The staff are friendly and helpful and the atmosphere is welcoming. In heat wave conditions the air conditioning is a real boon. Probably not very interesting for young children.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

lovely house with so much history and well maintained throughout.an enjoyable way of spending an hour or more.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Got taken here on my first date with my other half so a big soft spot for the mansion! It's a lovely attraction, incredibly interesting and you can literally spend hours getting lost in the place!

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Edmond, OK
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I visited the Mansion with a friend of mine who lives in Ipswich. We both enjoyed the panel room on the second floor - even though she lives there and had been in the mansion many times, she had not really seen the panels in the small room. They showed wonderful stories about the times of the past. I was... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

I took my eighteen month old grandson around the mansion and he was thoroughly entertained, even though I thought he may have been too young. It is crammed full of things to see and just like stepping back in time. My favourite room is still the kitchen, you can just imagine the fire burning and the hustle and bustle of... More 

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Alicante
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Visit the Mansion if you can it is a little gem and well worth going to. Nothing to dislike and very interesting.

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Toronto
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

This is a must when you go to Ipswich....or anywhere near by. Historically fabulous - woodwork /Tudor portraits/artifacts/etc and on top of all that they had paintings by Munnings/Turner and Constable . Leave yourself lots of time for the visit. Well worth it. Staff friendly and helpful . I will go back again asap. ( FYI: no admission charge /... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I've introduced this historic gem to people visiting me in Ipswich. The staff there are welcoming and very helpful. The room decor and in particular the paneling in this building are exquisite. Walls bedecked by historic portraits, fine staircase and intriguing corridors all make up a really worthwhile visit.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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169 reviews 169 reviews
26 attraction reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

This place is absolutely stunning. The tourist information office suggested that I go there and it is the place to visit in Ipswich,. It is free to go around and is full of fascinating artefacts. Wandering from room to room is a delight from the simplicity of the butlers room to ornate bedrooms. The staff are great, they are friendly... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I guess this is a must visit when you are in Ipswich, even if you're not a history fan. The Mansion got its history since the 13th century and many people have lived and added rooms in it. It got a lot of the European style, I remembered the Palace of Versailles in Paris. From private rooms, to kitchen, tea... More 

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