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The Churchill Exhibition

Explore our new exhibition celebrating Winston Churchill's momentous life

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Our Churchill Exhibition features a mix of historic artefacts and new technology, documenting key aspects of the adventurous life of Sir Winston Churchill, the famous wartime leader and writer.

With photographs, letters, artefacts and excerpts from his most famous speeches, you'll gain a real sense of our ‘Greatest Briton’.

This permanent exhibition is free with a Palace, Park & Gardens ticket or valid Annual Pass.

Sir Winston Churchill was born at Blenheim and returned often during his long life for parties, to paint and to spend time with his cousin and close friend ‘Sunny’, 9th Duke of Marlborough. He also chose to propose to his beloved wife, Clementine at Blenheim. The exhibition is located in an area of the Palace overlooking the Water Terraces used as an artist’s studio by the wartime leader. Blenheim’s rich military history provided huge inspiration for Churchill’s own career.

Find out more about Sir Winston Churchill's life at Blenheim

Palace, Park and Gardens

Donate your Palace, Park and Gardens ticket to our charity when purchasing to convert to a free Annual Pass. Buy tickets

An introduction to Winston Churchill

An introduction to Winston Churchill

An extraordinary life like bust of Winston Churchill

Stand next to our specially commissioned and extraordinarily lifelike model of Churchill to snap the perfect memory of your visit. Our designers (ME&C Creative), sculptor (Jethro Crabb) and colour artist (Sue Day) worked alongside Churchill’s original tailor, hat and shoemakers to create bespoke clothing to the great man’s exact measurements.

Find out more about Churchill at Blenheim Palace

Visit the Memorial Garden and 'Walk in Churchill's Footsteps' with our trail, discovering Sir Winston Churchill's most cherished places including the spot where he proposed to Clementine Hozier.

Learn about Churchill's life