In alignment with Buncombe County’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order, Biltmore has suspended Downton Abbey: The Exhibition. Although a reopening date is not yet determined, the exhibition is planned to return to Biltmore through September 7, 2020. Please visit Biltmore’s website for more detailed information.


Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, based on the beloved television show, transports you to post-Edwardian England, where the characters and the iconic house come to life. You’ll be immersed in the fascinating social history, culture, and some of the most memorable moments from the show’s six-season run.

“You’ll find there’s never a dull moment in this house”
-Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham


Downton Abbey: The Exhibition at Biltmore in Asheville, NC, is currently postponed. Although a reopening date is not yet determined, the exhibition is planned to return to Biltmore through September 7, 2020.

This fascinating experience pairs seamlessly with the real-life story of the Vanderbilt family, their friends, and servants as told through the magnificent rooms of Biltmore House, furnished with the original collection as it was during the family’s era.

Your daytime Biltmore admission includes:

  • Downton Abbey: The Exhibition
  • A self-guided visit of Biltmore House
  • Access to Biltmore’s historic gardens, grounds, and Antler Hill Village & Winery
  • A wine tasting at Biltmore Winery
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“…a dazzling experience”-SOUTHERN LIVING
“Savor every inch of this fabulous exhibition.”-PALM BEACH ILLUSTRATED
“An absolute must-see this season”-PALM BEACH ILLUSTRATED
“Your Must-See Event This Season”-BOCA MAGAZINE
“Cleverly curated immersive walk through Downton Abbey”-BOCA MAGAZINE
“…the real standout has to be the collection of intricate, elegant costumes”-MATADOR NETWORK
“...a cleverly immersive experience mounted with the same exacting care as the show itself.”-THE NEW YORK TIMES
“If you've been fantasizing about immaculate riding costumes and white-tie dinners ever since Downton Abbey aired its final episode, American anglophiles have been offered one final chance to return to the English countryside...”-ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
"Downton Abbey exhibit is a delight for fans and history buffs.”-METRO
“…this very modern way to experience the world of Downton is definitely worth the trip.”-ELITE DAILY
“The costumes and sets are breathtaking.”-COUNTRY LIVING
“This was the next best thing to visiting Highclere Castle! The entire exhibit, from start to finish, was beautifully executed. The attention to detail and the creativity of the presentation was exceptional.”-EXHIBITION GUEST
“Imaginative, informative and entertaining. Beautifully done.”-EXHIBITION GUEST
“Stunning! One of the best designed exhibitions I've ever seen…”-EXHIBITION GUEST
“Outstanding! The exhibits are a historical learning experience of the times of Downton Abbey. Well beyond expectations.”-EXHIBITION GUEST
“It was an unforgettable experience”-EXHIBITION GUEST

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition Newsletter

Thank you for your interest in Downton Abbey: The Exhibition.  The exhibition is currently postponed in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, but it is planned to return to Biltmore in Asheville, NC through September 7, 2020. A reopening date is not yet determined.  Sign up for the Downton Abbey: The Exhibition newsletter to receive news about the exhibition, including details on the show at Biltmore and any future tour stop announcements.

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