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A Conservation Tour

Take a step behind closed doors in the Rotunda to see Ickworth through the eyes of our Collections Team.

  • Booking advisable
  • Free event (admission applies)

Ickworth is full of treasures, and each item, from buttons and bobbins to 7 foot statues, needs specific care and attention. Learn how and why we work so hard to look after our collections and discover just what goes on in the house when the doors are closed.

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Prices

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

Children are welcome.

Meeting point

Head to the Welcome Point to sign in and pick up your ticket.

What to bring and wear

The House can be cold so wear appropriate clothing. You may be asked to wear shoe coverings if your shoes are muddy. Large backpacks and push chairs can be left at the front door.

Accessibility

Manual wheelchairs are available. House accessible by lift to all floors.

Other

Sign in and pick up your ticket at the Welcome Point then head over to the front of the Rotunda to start the tour. Please do not bring food and drink into the Rotunda.

Upcoming events

Event

A Life Below Stairs Tour 

Hear the stories of the servants who lived and worked at Ickworth as you discover the hustle and bustle that went on below stairs.

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on
22 Apr to 28 Oct 2024
at
10:45 to 11:30
+ 27 other dates or times
Event

Ickworth - A Design Masterpiece 

Explore Ickworth as a masterpiece of design in our new celebration for 2024. From the iconic Rotunda with its innovative Italianate gardens to the estate's structured parkland, Ickworth is a dream of Rome within the heart of Suffolk.

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on
22 Apr to 31 Oct 2024
at
11:00 to 15:00
+ 192 other dates or times
Event

An Introduction to Ickworth Tour 

Join the team caring for Ickworth's treasures to discover more about the Hervey family and their collection.

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on
23 Apr to 31 Oct 2024
at
10:45 to 11:30
+ 109 other dates or times
Event

Ickworth: A Design Masterpiece Tour 

Learn about the architectural styles and interior fashions that influenced the creation of Ickworth’s iconic Rotunda.

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on
26 Apr to 1 Nov 2024
at
10:45 to 11:30
+ 27 other dates or times