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Experience the beauty and grandeur of the State Rooms from the comfort of your sofa with our 360 degree virtual tour.

For an even more immersive experience, view the tours using a virtual reality headset such as Google Cardboard. Open this page on your smartphone, select the room you wish to see and click the VR Icon. 

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The Great Hall

The main entrance the the Palace. Look up and you will see the beautifully decorated ceiling at 20 metres high painted by Sir James Thornhill.

China Ante Room

A collection of Sèvres and Meissen porcelain; a gift to the 3rd Duke of Marlborough from the King of Poland, Augustus III, in exchange for a pack of staghounds.

Green Drawing Room

See the first of Nicholas Hawksmoor’s original ceilings. His innovative use of coving and banding to give a powerful impression of height and great presence.

Green Writing Room

Marvel at the finest ceiling in the Palace and the exquisite green damask wall covering featuring the family coat of arms.

Red Drawing Room

In this room hang two large family portraits, the 9th Duke and his family and the 4th Duke and his family, deliberately placed to face each other.

The Saloon

Originally designed as a grand reception room to celebrate the 1st Duke’s achievements, the Saloon is now used as a dining room.

First State Room

Covering the walls in this room are more of the Blenheim tapestries, each one depicting a different campaign.

Second State Room

This room displays more of the Blenheim Tapestries, alongside to some fine bronzes, including the bronze baby which is in fact the 10th Duke.

Third State Room

This was the State Bedchamber; now often referred to as the ‘Boulle Room’ because of the fine display of Boulle style furniture.

The Long Library

Originally created as a picture gallery, but later converted to a library. The present library is the 9th Duke’s and it contains over 10,000 volumes.

Great Court

Explore the Great Court.

The South Lawn

Explore the South Lawn.

The Lake

Explore the Lake.

Grand Bridge

The view from Grand Bridge.

The Water Terrace

Explore the Water Terrace.