Special exhibitions at Waddesdon

Learn more about our permanent collection and in-coming loans through our exhibition programme. See highlights of new acquisitions, research projects and explore family and collection history.

Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden exhibition at Waddesdon, A Rothschild House and Gardens in Buckinghamshire

Nick Knight: Roses from my Garden 

This exhibition of Nick Knight’s large-scale, painterly photographs displays the rose as an enduring symbol of beauty. In the Coach House Gallery 19 May - 31 Oct 2021.

Exhibition at Waddesdon, A Rothschild House and Gardens in Buckinghamshire

Collecting Stories: Private Worlds to Public Spaces

An exhibition in the Family Room that looks at the Rothschild family collections and how they have been recorded. In the House, 29 May - 31 Oct 2021.

A chest of drawers by Jean-Henri Riesener 1776, Waddesdon Manor, Bucks

Riesener Furniture and the Rothschilds 

This September and October, Waddesdon is celebrating the furniture of Jean-Henri Riesener, one of the greatest cabinetmakers of all time. He was renowned for his brilliant marquetry and his sophisticated designs.

Elephant Family in the gardens at Waddesdon, A Rothschuld House & Gardens in Buckinghamshire

Elephant Family

There’s a new herd in the grounds! Meet three life-size elephant sculptures brought to Waddesdon in support of Coexistence campaign.

Kitchen staff around 1900 at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

History of the Manor Kitchen online exhibition

Discover the history of the Manor Kitchen and learn about the people who worked in it.