Things to see & do

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Two days out in one

  • Visitors enjoying the outdoors in our Stableyard © Hannah Steggles

    Spend the day here and see what you can discover.

  • Sudbury Hall

    Home to the Vernon family for 300 years, Sudbury has stunning 17th-century craftsmanship.

  • Museum of Childhood

    Reminisce with our childhood collection, visit the Victorian school room and climb the chimney.

Autumn adventures

There's never a dull moment during this colourful season. From hallowe'en fun, to a harvest of incredible craftsmanship, you'll be spoilt for choice.  Keep warm with our delicious soups, snacks, frothy coffees and yummy cakes.

Discover our top ten autumn highlights here...

Hall tours

Plasterwork ceiling by Bradbury and Pettifer in the Long Gallery © What insect can you spot?

Join one of our daily tours and be led around the hall by one of our enthusiastic guides, discovering the history as you go. We also offer specially themed tours as part of our events programme.

Discover toys

How good are you at whip and top? © David Levenson

Have a go with the toys and games in the Museum of Childhood. From dolls' houses to dressing up, there is lots to play with. And don't forget  to climb the chimney!

Have a go at our children's trails

Children taking part in a trail © David Levenson

Pick up one of the children's trails around the hall and the museum and see what more you can discover.

Group visits

Group visits are very welcome here © Ian Shaw

Sudbury is a great day out for a group, with something for everyone. Marvel at the 17th-century craftsmanship and reminisce about childhood. Have lunch in the tea-room and visit the shops.

School visits

How different were school lessons in Victorian times? © Andrew Tryner

At the Museum of Childhood, children can compare lives and experiences from the 19th-century with the present day and take part in our education workshops which all link with the National Curriculum.

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