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Christchurch Mansion

Christchurch Mansion Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
+44 1473 433554
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Interesting house and gallery

Visited without knowing much about it except that there is a collection of John Constable... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kjjess0p
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Great museum, nice park

I often take grandchildren here to the museum. They always enjoy looking round this grand old house... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
diving12
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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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Christchurch Mansion Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited without knowing much about it except that there is a collection of John Constable paintings. The house was, therefore, a lovely surprise. Well presented and interesting. The gallery has some Constable portraits and some Gainsboroughs too. Single room but worth a visit. Small coffee...More

Thank kjjess0p
Reviewed 5 days ago

I often take grandchildren here to the museum. They always enjoy looking round this grand old house and it is interesting seeing it with their eyes. The Counstable of the cathedral was such an experience, great

Thank diving12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning museum.with a tea room, original art pieces and free!! Can have guided tours but all are welcome to walk around. Also has original wallpaper in some of the rooms.

Thank joanne e
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old grand building inside Christchurch Park Ipswich, lovely historical pictures plus settings of old kitchen etc and equipment used as well as pottery etc. Often art exhibition in adjoining hall too.

Thank Pearl O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visted this a couple of times when I was a child, and now decades later, I am back with my family. The museum is smaller than I remember but still interesting and free (fyou can of course donate towards the up keep). It also...More

Thank Duncan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a guide took us around and he had a great wealth of knowledge on the buiding, and it's history. he stayed with us for over an hour. there is no entrance fee but they do ask for donations. it was well worth the money. very...More

Thank sheri m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to visit, free entry and don't miss any room they are all interesting and if you get chance for the guided tour take it.

Thank mikee1232016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in a delightful park, this remains a marvellous example of municipal generosity; this museum remains free, and full of all kinds of fascinating artefacts, not least of which are two of the most delightful local paintings by John Constable. The staff are universally helpful....More

Thank andrewjameswarren
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historical to to look around Friendly staff to greet you Educating for children they love the doll house

Thank claireling27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my two grandsons aged 4&8 and they loved it. The rooms are well set out and lead you through the history of the house and the town. Lots of things to look at and very educational the children. Will definitely go again.

Thank Karen P
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neil_sue_jess
29 August 2017|
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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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gill991
22 February 2016|
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