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Guide to Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood 2017

Sudbury Hall

Sudbury Hall is a most impressive building, built by George Vernon in the second half of the 17th century. Sudbury Hall is a redbrick building, now owned by the National Trust who first opened it to the public in 1972. One of the many features restored by the trust is the small dome, crowned with a golden ball on the roof of the hall, which acts as a beacon for travellers. It contains many fine rooms, the most interesting being, the Long Gallery and the Main Hall with its beautiful staircase, featured in the BBC's Pride and Predudice. The formal garden and meadows at the rear of the house lead down to the lakeside

Museum of Childhood

Next to Sudbury Hall is the Museum of Childhood and a reconstructed Victorian schoolroom and nursery with old toys and games. The Museum of Childhood is a delight for all ages with something for everyone. Explore the childhoods of times gone by, make stories, play with toys and share your childhood with others. You can be a chimney sweep, a scullion or a Victorian pupil, and be captivated by our archive film, interactives and displays. During school holidays or by prior arrangement the National Trust runs regular activities for children such as treasure hunts, craft days and wildlife days.

The formal garden and meadows lead down to the lakeside. Refreshments are available.

Times and dates for the year 2017


For opening times and prices at Sudbury Hall and the Museum of Childhood
Please see Visitor details

Contact details
01283 585305 (Infoline)
01283 585337
Email : sudburyhall@nationaltrust.org.uk

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Sudbury Hall
Sudbury Hall
Long Gallery at Sudbury Hall
Long Gallery
Class room in the museum of childhood
Museum of childhood
Sudbury Hall Lake
Sudbury Hall lake
Sudbury Hall
Sudbury Hall

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