This splendid mansion, built by Ferdinand de Rothschild in the style of Louis XIV, boasts an extensive art collection and immaculate furnishings.

To celebrate this incredible collection, hear from the people who know it best as the staff and volunteers pick their personal favourites and share the intriguing stories of why these objects fascinate them.

Journey through Waddesdon alongside writer, comedian and museum enthusiast Josie Long and discover insider intel and untold tales behind the collection on display from a unique perspective.

More about Waddesdon

The collection, built by successive members of the Rothschild dynasty, includes Dutch Masters, works by Reynolds, Gainsborough and others, and outstanding furniture.

The house was created over a century ago to entertain Baron Ferdinand's circle of friends. Today it is home to exceptional architecture, art collections and gardens. Some of the house's magnificent bedroom suites have been converted into exhibition spaces, which host an annual rotation of displays highlighting various aspects of the Waddesdon collection.


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Waddesdon

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH

01296 820414

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Opening times

Waddesdon is open Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm (last admission 3pm). Advance booking essential.

Safety is our priority, please respect other visitors by maintaining social distance and regulations about household mixing.

All visitors, including Art Fund members who have free admission, need to book an arrival time slot.

Please visit the Waddesdon website for full opening details.

For all up to date information on the measures we have put in place in order to welcome visitors safely, please see: https://waddesdon.org.uk/coronavirus/

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