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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.

Current exhibition: Kiss and Tell: Rodin and Suffolk Sculpture (24 November 2018 - 28 April 2019).

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What you can see and do at Christchurch Mansion
Christmas and New Year opening times for Ipswich Museum, Christchurch Mansion and Ipswich Art School.
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).
Building on the display of Auguste Rodin’s iconic masterpiece ‘The Kiss’ in Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich Museums are pleased to offer students a unique opportunity to explore the history of sculpture, the work of ‘the father of modern sculpture’ and our art collections with curators and professional artists.

Contact Details

Christchurch Mansion,
Soane Street,

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01473 433554