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Downton Abbey: The Exhibition

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The hologram videos took this exhibit beyond expectations. When Carson and Mrs. Hughes start talking to you, that's fun.

If you loved Downton Abbey, this Exhibition keeps it fresh in your mind. Enjoy highlights from... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Luann P
Exceptional collection of memorabelia

Enjoyed reliving my love for this series thru your excellent displays and videos. Well worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you loved Downton Abbey, this Exhibition keeps it fresh in your mind. Enjoy highlights from your favorite scenes, memories you forgot about and the oooh the dresses! Seeing the kitchen and dining room made you believe you were right there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Luann P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed reliving my love for this series thru your excellent displays and videos. Well worth the price of admission. But I did not do the upgraded experience.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank flosser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well-produced exhibit. Transports you right into Downton Abbey through a combination of videos you watch, props interspersed with written vignettes of perspective into characters and the time period, costumes and fabulous sets. The sets that you can walk in are eerily realistic. I found...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G95030
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibit was great but very crowded. There was a bottleneck at the beginning. Seeing all the gowns was very interesting.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Loved this exhibition. Had recently visited Highclere Castle, where Downton is filmed, so this was a nice addition to our trip. The gowns were lovely, and although small, there are some fun interactive activities to take part in.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank deegeurts
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Saw the exhibition in NYC in May. It is just not worth the money. Other than costumes, almost nothing is authentic - just lookalike props and wall-sized projections. A traveling tourist trap.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank desertloverlv l
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If you were a Downton Abbey geek, this is a must see! Worth every penny. Go midweek to have more “elbow room” - surprised my sister-in-law, who was a true fan of the show, with mid-week tickets and we were literally all alone with just...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank swisstorican
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This exhibit was wonderful - very well done! As a Downton Abbey fan it was so much fun! I recommend getting the VIP package since you can visit any time during a particular day and you will experience more with the headset that is given....More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Travmama
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Seeing the characters and the place again was so lovely--it just made me really, really happy. I missed them all so much! The costumes were excellent, as were the little films. It was just so delightful to step back into that world. Only downside was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cadburybun
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Wonderful recreation of TV sets , wonderful dresses , original holograms who welcomes . Nice to spend a couple of hours wandering thru the English house and customs.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Norma F
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Markell38
25 December 2018|
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Response from MsDeboo | Reviewed this property |
Think the exhibit closed in Autumn
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Y1891UKlindam
8 August 2018|
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Response from sherryb237 | Reviewed this property |
New york until September 3. 214 w 57th. Tickets are $30 for adult.
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Debby L
18 July 2018|
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Response from SmallBoatCruiser | Reviewed this property |
I agree about calling ahead. Even though coats aren't being checked now even security questions might deter checking a suitcase. And I don't think there is an assumption of such a need.
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