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Christchurch Mansion

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Address: Christchurch Mansion Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
Phone Number:
+44 1473 433554
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Living locally you forget the great places on your doorstep.

We had visitors from Canada over the Christmas break, they wanted to see some "old" houses. Lavenham and Kersey were on the list but we have a great place right on our doorstep... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ipswich - Uk
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Ipswich - Uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visitors from Canada over the Christmas break, they wanted to see some "old" houses. Lavenham and Kersey were on the list but we have a great place right on our doorstep. You tend to forget when you live nearby. Our visitors were very impressed, The staff were helpful with bits and pieces of information and an enjoyable couple... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated near the main entrance of Christchurch Park. An interesting building & one of the largest collection of John Constable paintings outside London. Well worth a visit, many interesting rooms to visit. Entrance free.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing little place, with collections of beautiful art, amazing mock ups of centuries old rooms and an impressive collection of arms and armour spanning the years. Some interactive exhibits available to impress the kiddly winks. Anyone who's interested in firearms there's a beautiful example of an old cap and powder style pepper box pistol in the armoury. Suggested tall... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited the mansion over 30 years ago we thought it would be good to visit again, particularly as we actually live in Ipswich! It was the week before Christmas and Father Christmas was visiting at the weekends and there was a children's trail around the place. I had forgotten how lovely and interesting the mansion was. There is something... More 

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Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited here quite some years ago & decided to have a look again to get away from the cold weather & christmas bedlam. Lovingly maintained, I had forgotten how wonderful it was. An absolutely fabulous house. One room in particular is amazing - the artisan room with fantastic artifacts. Although the art throughout is excellent, I particularly loved the... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic museum with a fantastic art gallery set in the grounds of a lovely park what more do you need? Great for all ages but my kids love exploring the various rooms.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a brilliant place to spend a few hours looking around, the paintings and the ornaments are wonderful

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Very helpful staff, free admission to this very interesting property. Even though it is undergoing building work it is a beautiful building with a fascinating history.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A very good history of Ipswich, its trade, the painters and way of life, well worth an afternoon exploring together with the architecture of its time on a par with Seckford hall both built around 1547 and artists of the Suffolk artists gallery and The Wolsey Art Gallery including a few constables ..... well worth a look.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

A very fine house, well located in the park, had a wide range of interesting things to see; fine architecture, old wooden panels cleverly painted with historic scenes, old toys, a whole range of rooms and my favourites in the adjoining art gallery. Nice tea room.

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