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.

Christmas events

Creative Christmas fun

Festive fun has started, so get into the Christmas spirit with the creative and entertaining events lined up.

Check our full events list and enjoy the season to the full.

Full festive line-up here.

Top festive tips

Trevor and the Christmas trees in the Long Gallery at Sudbury Hall © Maggie Tillson

Here's a quick summary of our creative Christmas events that you can enjoy. Take your pick from tours, lunches and even tea with the main man himself!

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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