Waddesdon Manor

Michael Eden: Form & Transform

This solo exhibition, created exclusively for Waddesdon, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means.

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Silver standing cup with figure of Augustus

The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery

18 Apr – 22 Jul 2018

Last chance to see this extraordinary exhibition.

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Explore the Garden

Discover the gardens at Waddesdon. With highlights being the Parterre, Aviary and Rose Garden.

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Chilli fest

Chilli Fest Early Bird Ticket Offer

The ultimate chilli experience. For a limited period book in advance and get 20% off your grounds entry.

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manor shop interior

Online shop

Shop our new exclusive gift and homeware ranges inspired by the gardens, collections and archive here at Waddesdon.

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Elephant Automaton

Musical elephant

The elephant automaton was one of Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s most admired treasures. It was mentioned in a local newspaper report of 1889 describing the visit of the Shah of Persia, who asked to see the mechanism perform again and again.

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Waddesdon on Film

The different sides to Waddesdon captured on film from our aviary to French royal furniture to fine Rothschild wines.

See some of our favourites
Rothschild peacock-pheasant chick

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Check out our blog for the latest news and behind-the-scenes posts from our team.

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