Department 56 Downton Abbey

Since debuting in 2010, Downton Abbey has become one of the most popular television series in both the United States and Great Britain. Portrayed beautifully as a period drama, the storyline for Downton Abbey follows the lives of The Earl of Grantham, his family, and the staff that serves the household. Department 56 is honored to present an interpretation of "Downton Abbey." Department 56 artisans meticulously captured the architectural design cues of the castle. Each piece is hand-cast and hand-painted, allowing for generations of enjoyment.