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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

For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renaissance,  a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups will be reunited and displayed together.

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concert layout of seats in front of a string trio

Music at Windmill Hill

Join us for a series of memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon.

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manor shop interior

Online shop

Visit our online shop to see 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 Manor on film thumbnail

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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