The historic Gainsborough’s House museum and gallery provides a diverse venue for groups of all ages and abilities. The permanent collection explores the life and art of Sudbury’s most famous son, Thomas Gainsborough, who spent his childhood in this charming Grade I listed Georgian townhouse and garden. Our changing exhibitions programme ensures that there is always something new to see. View the galleries alone or in a group.

Group Entry rates

£6.00 pp Adult

£2.00 pp Children & students

Free for Art Fund Members

Add an introductory talk

Be welcomed by a fifteen minute introductory talk on Gainsborough and the House by one of our experienced volunteers before you explore the House and garden.

+ £2.50pp

Add an hour long guided tour or lecture

Our tour guides and lecturers will share their expert knowledge of Gainsborough’s House and lead you through the garden and galleries. Learn more about the details of our extraordinary collection of items as your guide builds up a detailed portrait of Thomas Gainsborough and his home. Tours and lectures may also be booked to focus on our temporary exhibitions.

+ £4.00pp

Exclusive evening admission & an introductory talk

For out of hours group visits you will receive exclusive use of the museum for two hours giving you access for a timeslot between 5pm and 8pm. Included in this price for group visitors is a fifteen minute introductory talk to Gainsborough’s House by one of our volunteers which may take place in the Hills room, the Garden or the Exhibition Gallery.

£13.00 pp for groups of more than 20 or £270 for up to 20 people. Deposit of £50 required (deductible from final payment)

We can provide lights refreshments in the Hills Room located above the Shop. For a menu and prices please see our Group Visit Organisers Guide.

For information on arriving by coach please see our parking information.

For venue hire for groups please see our venue hire page.

All prices are inclusive of VAT