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Christchurch Mansion

Christchurch Mansion Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
+44 1473 433554
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Good old Felix Cobbold

Christchurch Mansion would you believe is a free attraction, simply stroll in and step back in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
glennsbrown
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Went To See the Wolsey Exhibition

I have been inside Christchurch Mansion many times, its well maintained and a credit to the town... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew S
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
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Christchurch Mansion Soane Street, Ipswich IP4 2BE, England
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+44 1473 433554
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"rooms set"
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"free admission"
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"interesting house"
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"interesting displays"
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"beautiful building"
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"old house"
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"lots of history"
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"great place to visit"
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"small cafe"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Christchurch Mansion would you believe is a free attraction, simply stroll in and step back in time. It was last owned by Felix Cobbold (That's the beer family) not sure if he lived there but in 1896 he gifted the mansion and the park to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been inside Christchurch Mansion many times, its well maintained and a credit to the town. The Thomas Wolsey exhibition was excellent and very well presented with live interaction for the children as well.

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst I walk through the beautiful Christchurch park most days and pass the Mansion I hadn't been in for years. I was surprised to firstly find out it's still a free attraction to visit. There's lots of rooms all full of interesting items with a...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Entrance is free and house is an easy walk from town centre.The building is surrounded by a lovely park.The Wolsey Gallery exhibition held here has a collection of the Angels ,Constable ,Reynolds & Gainsborough paintings + items such as Constable`s pallette.There were only a few...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

The mansion house is set in lovely parkland surrounded by spring flowers and greenery. Manned by volunteers and free to enter this is an outstanding attraction in a somewhat lack lustre town. The art on display in the Wolsey Gallery includes many Gainsboroughs and Constrables....More

Thank Sharon L
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Situated on the edge of the shopping centre in a pleasant park this beautiful Tudor mansion is an interesting museum. When we visited there was an exhibition about Cardinal Worsley who was born in the town. An eclectic mix of general history and an excellent...More

Thank 30Annemarie16
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

good attraction for all the family , no matter the weather. a good portrait of family life and the history of ipswich at the time the house was built

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We went to see the Wolsey angels, and were amazed at the variety and quality of the exhibits. Rooms laid out in a variety of styles and eras, as well as a good collection of art through the centuries. Free entry.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

An Elizabethan Mansion that has been given a significant facelift in the last few years. The information on display that describes the building and the contents is excellent, very informative and easy to read. The art work on display - especially that by Constable is...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Very impressive, especially the paintings.Unique place in the centre of the town.There is free entrance and a decent cafe.

Thank ralph644
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neil_sue_jess
30 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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