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Christchurch Mansion

Soane St, Ipswich, IP4 2BE. England

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Christchurch Mansion boasts over 500 years of history. Visitors can explore the period rooms from the Tudor kitchen to the sumptuous Georgian saloon and the beautifully detailed Victorian wing. Their contemporary art gallery is home to a changing programme of exhibitions, while the main house features art from a variety of Suffolk artists, including the biggest collection of Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable paintings outside of London!

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 12.31MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 12.31MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details

Contact

colchester.cimuseums.org.uk/learn/museum-sessions/

Address

Soane St, Ipswich
IP4 2BE. England

Opening Hours

10am - 5pm Tuesdays - Saturdays 11am - 5pm Sundays.