Woburn Abbey and Gardens

As museums and galleries across the UK begin to reopen, please take extra care to check their websites and social media channels for up to date information as opening times, days and dates here may not be correct.

Woburn Park
MK17 9WA

  • Phone: 01525 290333

Woburn Abbey first opened to the public in 1955 and has welcomed visitors from all over the globe. There are 22 rooms that you can experience, which house one of the most significant private art collections in the world. The many individual rooms of Woburn Abbey, house 18th Century French and English furniture, magnificent silver and gold collections, a marvellous range of porcelain and many items treasured by generations of the Russell family. Over 28 acres of gardens, inspired by the designs of landscape gardener, Humphry Repton and developed by our dedicated gardens team. With everything from flower beds blooming with colour around neat, green lawns through to our ponds and woodland areas that help to preserve local biodiversity.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Closed 3rd November 2014 to 26th March 2015 Reopens 27th March 2015


Please check website before visiting.


  • English Heritage

Travel directions:

Follow brown signs from Junctions 12 and 13 on the M1, A421 or A5.

Upcoming events:

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

Facilities and services


  • Picnic area
  • Shop
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Buggy parking facilities
  • Conference facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Meeting room available
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Gardens open to public
  • Parking for coaches
  • Public car park
  • Refreshments
  • Toilets


  • General guide to collections available
  • Commercial filming service
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Foreign language audio guide available
  • General audio-guide available
  • Guided tours
  • Membership and/or Friends scheme offered
  • Pre-booking service for groups

Is this your Venue? log in to update any incorrect or missing information.