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Christchurch Mansion

Christchurch Mansion Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
+44 1473 433554
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Lovely building and place to visit. Steeped in history. Also admission is free. Staff very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deanette E
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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
Excellent Museum

Yes, the Gainsboroughs and Constables are nice. but the mansion itself with furniture ranging... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hans_Staden
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Vienna, Austria
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Christchurch Mansion Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely building and place to visit. Steeped in history. Also admission is free. Staff very informative. Could have spent a lot longer here.Has a lovely art gallery also for art lovers. Well worth the visit. Located in the beautiful Christchurch Park and gardens.

Thank Deanette E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, the Gainsboroughs and Constables are nice. but the mansion itself with furniture ranging through the ages, is in itself worth a visit. Interesting for everybody interested in the Middle Ages, the Victorians and everything in between.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I popped into Christchurch Mansion just half an hour before closing time, and was sorry I didn't have longer to visit. As well as displays of porcelain and glassware, there are of course paintings by Gainsborough and Constable, with interesting background on the artists. There...More

Thank DrMedieval
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

Christchurch Mansion would you believe is a free attraction, simply stroll in and step back in time. It was last owned by Felix Cobbold (That's the beer family) not sure if he lived there but in 1896 he gifted the mansion and the park to...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

I have been inside Christchurch Mansion many times, its well maintained and a credit to the town. The Thomas Wolsey exhibition was excellent and very well presented with live interaction for the children as well.

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Whilst I walk through the beautiful Christchurch park most days and pass the Mansion I hadn't been in for years. I was surprised to firstly find out it's still a free attraction to visit. There's lots of rooms all full of interesting items with a...More

Thank Melsy1
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Entrance is free and house is an easy walk from town centre.The building is surrounded by a lovely park.The Wolsey Gallery exhibition held here has a collection of the Angels ,Constable ,Reynolds & Gainsborough paintings + items such as Constable`s pallette.There were only a few...More

Thank RowePCCA
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

The mansion house is set in lovely parkland surrounded by spring flowers and greenery. Manned by volunteers and free to enter this is an outstanding attraction in a somewhat lack lustre town. The art on display in the Wolsey Gallery includes many Gainsboroughs and Constrables....More

Thank Sharon L
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Situated on the edge of the shopping centre in a pleasant park this beautiful Tudor mansion is an interesting museum. When we visited there was an exhibition about Cardinal Worsley who was born in the town. An eclectic mix of general history and an excellent...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

good attraction for all the family , no matter the weather. a good portrait of family life and the history of ipswich at the time the house was built

Thank Peter W
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neil_sue_jess
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Really it depends on what day of the week and at what time, as you may be lucky enough to be able to park on a nearby street which surround Christchurch Park. Otherwise, there is public car parking in Ipswich town... More
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