Portland, OR. Focus Features is teaming up with the Pittock Mansion to give away VIP tickets to see an advanced screening of the new Downton Abbey the movie.
Visitors see the chance of winning a VIP ticket to the advanced screening as an exciting opportunity.
Visitors to the Mansion can enter for a chance to win starting Monday, September 9th through Friday, September 13th during museum hours. The Pittock Mansion is open 10:00 am-4:00 pm and admission for adults is $12.00.
The advanced screening is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18th at 7:00 pm at a local Portland theater.
In addition to the VIP ticket giveaway, Focus Features will be onsite Friday, September 13th from noon-3:00 pm to give away five prize packages featuring a Downton Abbey weekender bag, umbrella, and more.
Filming of the Downton Abbey movie took place Highclere Castle.
The film is set in 1927–1929, and features a royal visit to Downton Abbey by King George V and Queen Mary.
“Visitors to Pittock Mansion often compare the magical world of Downton Abbey to what they are experiencing when they tour the museum,” Associate Director Jennifer Gritt explains. “We are so thrilled to be able to partner with Focus Features and give our visitors a chance to see this film before it hits theaters.”
The “Register to Win” box will be located on the lower level outside the Mansion’s current exhibit Portland’s World’s Fair: Souvenirs of the Lewis and Clark Exposition.
Built in 1914, Pittock Mansion tells the story of Portland’s transformation from pioneer town to modern, industrialized city through the history and legacy of one its most influential families, the Pittocks. Saved from demolition by dedicated citizens in 1964, the Mansion and surrounding estate was purchased by the City of Portland and opened to the public as a historic house museum.
In 2007, the nonprofit Pittock Mansion Society took over museum operations. The Society works in collaboration with Portland Parks & Recreation to operate and preserve the historic buildings. Pittock Mansion is supported by general admission, memberships, donations, grants, and museum store purchases.
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