From Monday 10th April, Woburn Abbey will be open daily to visitors until October. This year we are proud to present 3 brand new exhibitions for visitors to enjoy, all are included in the entry ticket. Each exhibition includes items that have not been on display at Woburn Abbey before and will give unique insights into historic milestones at the Abbey.
DESIGN OF THE TIMES: 400 years of interior decoration at Woburn Abbey
Explore the history of Woburn Abbey’s grandest interiors through this new exhibition. See how different Dukes and Duchesses decorated the Abbey in some of the most luxurious wallpapers, textiles and trimmings as fashions changed over the centuries. Archives, original samples and swatches, as well as historic photographs and paintings, illustrate this unique journey through the changing taste for interior design.
QUEEN VICTORIA: A Royal Visit
Follow in the footsteps of the Queen and her 1841 visit and discover the family’s connections and the intimate role they played in Victoria’s circle. Rarely seen treasures and archive accounts shed new light on the life of a great house as it played host to the monarch.
THE WAY WE WERE – THE WAY WE ARE Woburn’s Young Curators
Discover what caught the imagination of our Young Curators from Woburn Lower School. See bygones from an earlier age in the Abbey collections, which the children have selected and interpreted through their 21st century eyes.