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.

COVID-19 Update: Christchurch Mansion is open and visitors no longer need to book free tickets to visit. The building remains Covid-Secure with enhanced safety measures, hand sanitiser and cleaning regimes in place. Read more about visiting Christchurch Mansion.

The Creating Constable exhibition, which explores the early Suffolk influences and personal friendships that created Constable the artist, is now open at Christchurch Mansion until 24 April 2022.  

What you can see and do at Christchurch Mansion
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Surrounded by acres of rolling lawns, scenic wooded areas and a delicately created arboretum, the historic Christchurch Mansion is the ideal venue for your event.
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).

Contact Details

Christchurch Mansion,
Soane Street,

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01473 433554