Waddesdon Manor was created to impress. Built by Baron Ferdinand deRothschild between 1874 and 1885, the house displays his art collectionand was intended to host parties for the rich and famous. Since 1957, Waddesdon Manor has been owned by the National Trust and managed by the Rothschild Foundation - a family charitable trust.
Waddesdon showcases a fantastic art collection alongside the splendour and workmanship of the interior decoration itself. For this reason each room is displayed as it was in the 19th century - with no wall labels or signs to help visitors connect to the fascinating stories behind each object. Smartify was appointed to create a guide experience that would provide information about the entire house - for the decorative arts and architecture as well as the paintings.
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