Waddesdon is internationally famous for its collection of eighteenth-century decorative arts. Together with important British, Dutch and French paintings, it is displayed in the magnificent interiors created in the late 1800s by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild. Watch a short film about the Rothschild Collections

New acquisitions and loans continue to be added; some complementing the historic collection, others exploring areas of contemporary art. 

Download our Works of Art at Windmill Hill leaflet for details on pieces at Windmill Hill.

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Collection events

Find out more about the collection through one of our study days or special interest days.

Exhibitions & Exhibitions Archive

Every year special exhibitions highlight aspects of the permanent collection and Rothschild family history. 
See more about past exhibitions

Special research projects

Specific areas of the collection catalogued in partnership with academic institutions.