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>> Characters' fans are unlikely to forget exquisite post-Edwardian decor, dazzling aristocratic wardrobe. I'm Lisa Bernhard for Reuter's TV, and no, I am not in early 1900s England, I'm actually immersed in a striking recreation of the hit TV series, Downton Abbey. Adorned with actual sets and costumes, this New York exhibit is soothing the souls of those still suffering withdrawal symptoms since the acclaimed series went off the air.
Including those who starred in it.>> We got a bit teary. It's really nostalgic for us and the details are so perfect.>> From the servant's dining hall, to the kitchen, to Lady Mary's elaborate bedroom. This mother and daughter from southeast England, finding it ironic to revel in such authenticity in the heart of Manhattan.
>> Yeah, it just reminds me of my Sunday nights, really, because that's when it was always on. I would plan my whole weekend around Downton Abbey.
An immersive video experience evokes the show's most memorable moments. With a special section devoted to Dame Maggie Smith's ride dowager.
But in the end, it wasn't really the trappings that made Downton so beloved.>> It was the combination of the upstairs and the downstairs, that work together like one big family. That's kinda what the, it just had a lot of heart and soul.>> The Downton Abbey exhibition runs through January.