Christchurch Mansion Ipswich
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Discover Ipswich's historic past with a visit to the beautiful Christchurch Mansion, in Christchurch Park, just five minutes walk from the town centre.
See period rooms from the sumptuous Georgian Saloon, to the more humble Victoria wing with its displays of children's toys and dolls houses.
Don't miss the biggest collection of paintings by Gainsborough and Constable outside of London, along with collections of other artists inspired by the beautiful landscapes of East Anglia.
The Mansion is free to visit. There is disabled access to parts of the Mansion but it is best to contact them directly for more detailed information - 01473 433554
If you are visiting Christchurch Mansion, but not participating in any of the holiday activities, present your Passport to Learning as you leave and you will receive a token. If you take this to your school, your school can award 30 minutes of Learning for your Passport.
During the year, partiuclarly during school holiday times, Christchurch Mansion runs a range of activity and participation sessions which include: art & craft skills, storytelling, stop motion animation skills, quiz trails and live interpretation.
Details of these activities can be found if you click
Christchurch Mansion is run by the Colchester & Ipswich Museum Service.