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Comparing Biltmore House to Downton Abbey

Posted on 08/18/2019 by Amy Dangelico

Did you know everyday life in Biltmore House bore striking resemblance to fictional life at Downton Abbey? In honor of Biltmore playing host to Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, let’s take a...

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Painting with Plants in Biltmore’s Conservatory

Posted on 07/18/2019 by Jean Sexton

From brilliant bromeliads to elegant orchids, Biltmore’s Conservatory is a glorious garden under glass, filled with tropical treasures from around the world. A breathtaking display of...

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Biltmore Gardens Railway: A Structural Comparison

Posted on 07/07/2019 by Amy Dangelico Comments(4)

This summer, the Conservatory is transformed into a wonderland of creativity. Discover Biltmore Gardens Railway, featuring miniature estate landmark replicas made of all-natural materials gathered...

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Get on track with The Railcar Red Wine

Posted on 06/26/2019 by Jean Sexton

In honor of George Vanderbilt's personal ties to the American railroad industry—and as a complement to our Biltmore Gardens Railway exhibition—Biltmore winemaker Sharon Fenchak has...

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Not just houseplants—this is a house for plants

Posted on 06/13/2019 by Judy Ross

Imagine the luxury of having a house full of tropical plants to delight your senses—ranging from 40-foot palms to bromelaids just four inches tall. George and Edith Vanderbilt enjoyed that...

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