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Christchurch Mansion

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This beautiful Tudor mansion is the jewel in the crown of Ipswich's historic past boasting over 500 years of history.

Please note: the Wolsey Art Gallery will be closed from 1st October 2018 until 23rd November 2018 and will re-open for Kiss and Tell: Rodin and Suffolk Sculpture on 24th November 2018. For the duration of the exhibition, the permanent display of Constable and Gainsborough's works will not be on show, although Constable's sketches will feature in the exhibition and Gainsborough will continue to feature in the Suffolk Artists' Gallery in the Mansion. The permanent display will be re-hung in 2019. Click here for more info

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What you can see and do at Christchurch Mansion
How to find Christchurch Mansion, opening times, facilities and accessibility.
By choosing Christchurch Mansion for your special occasion you are assured of a professional and friendly service.
Christchurch Mansion is built on the site of the Holy Trinity Priory, founded in the 12th century, which was suppressed by King Henry VIII.
Our museums bring art and history to life in a fun way! Find out about our events programme, school holiday activities and Mini Mammoths for the under 5s.
Christchurch Mansion is the home to one of the world’s most important collections of Constable’s work and is now the only place in his own region where paintings by him can be seen.
Complementing the works by Constable in Christchurch Mansion’s Wolsey Art Gallery are several by another great Suffolk artist, Thomas Gainsborough (1727 – 1788).

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Christchurch Mansion,
Soane Street,

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01473 433554