Windmill Hill Archive Public Open Afternoons

Explore architecture and art at Windmill Hill, home to Waddesdon archive and the Rothschild Foundation. You'll have a unique opportunity to view the inside of this magnificent building, designed by Stephen Marshall architects.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

The Archive and Reading room at Windmill Hill is an amazing space to enjoy contemporary art and home to the Rothschild Foundation. Open every Wednesday afternoon from 30 March to 19 October for you to view.

May be closed some Wednesdays for private events, check with our booking office for confirmation.

Admission is free to Windmill Hill. Normal admission charges apply to Waddesdon Manor. 10 minute car journey or 15 minutes on foot.

The basics

Suitability
Children Welcome
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Windmill Hill
Other
We may occassionally need to alter or cancel this public access at very short notice. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause, and we do ensure that any changes to the schedule are kept to a minimum.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
30 March 2016 14:00 - 16:00
6 April 2016 14:00 - 16:00
13 April 2016 14:00 - 16:00
20 April 2016 14:00 - 16:00
27 April 2016 14:00 - 16:00
4 May 2016 14:00 - 16:00
11 May 2016 14:00 - 16:00
18 May 2016 14:00 - 16:00
25 May 2016 14:00 - 16:00
1 June 2016 14:00 - 16:00
8 June 2016 14:00 - 16:00
15 June 2016 14:00 - 16:00
22 June 2016 14:00 - 16:00
29 June 2016 14:00 - 16:00
6 July 2016 14:00 - 16:00
13 July 2016 14:00 - 16:00
20 July 2016 14:00 - 16:00
27 July 2016 14:00 - 16:00
3 August 2016 14:00 - 16:00
10 August 2016 14:00 - 16:00

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Contact Info

Name
Bookings
Email
bookings.waddesdon@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01296 653226

Upcoming events

New - Children's Activities

Sat 13 Feb 2016
10:00-16:00
With drop-in sessions every weekend throughout January, February and March, our new children's activities programme offers our youngest visitors the opportunity to be explorers and adventurers. Join us for some creative fun! Suitable for all ages.

February Half Term - Outdoor Adventure

Sat 13 Feb 2016
11:00-15:00
Come rain or shine, we're getting active this February half term with the help of our friends from Thames Valley Orienteering Club. Have a go at the fabulous sport of orienteering and discover a little more about Waddesdon along the way. There...

Waddesdon Cookery School - Cookery demonstration: the art of afternoon tea

Tue 23 Feb 2016
10:30-16:30
The art of afternoon tea

Waddesdon Cookery School - Cookery demonstration: terrines, pates and mousse

Wed 24 Feb 2016
10:30-16:30
We will show you how to distinguish between a terrine and a pate, a mousse and mousseline, fruit jellies and terrines, parfaits both sweet and savoury all served with lots of jams, jellies, compotes and chutneys. The day includes a two course...

Space Explorer's Day

Sat 05 Mar 2016
10:00-16:00
To celebrate Tim Peake's mission to the international Space Station, we're holding a fabulous Space Explorer's Day.

Mothering Sunday Champagne Tea

Sun 06 Mar 2016
12:00-16:30
Bring mum for a special champagne tea