Gainsborough's House


46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2EU

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Gainsborough’s House is the childhood home of Thomas Gainsborough RA (1727 – 1788), now a museum with an outstanding collection of his work. The museum and gallery is currently closed for a major redevelopment and refurbishment project and will re-open in late spring 2022 with three new galleries, landscape studio, Grade I listed house, crinkle-crankle walled garden, café and shop.

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By Road:Gainsborough's House is located in the heart of Sudbury. Follow pedestrian signposts from Sudbury town centre car parks or from Sudbury Rail Station.By Public transport: Timetables and information can be accessed via the public transport information partnership Traveline. Traveline allows you to plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest. Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto your location then simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.Accessible by Public Transport: Sudbury station is 1 mile away.



  • Accessible Lift
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchairs available - on prior request


  • Café

Establishment Features

  • Shop

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided tours by arrangement


Opening Times

01787 372958


  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2017
  • Visit England VistEngland VAQAS 2017

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