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Hillwood Museum & Gardens

4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
+1 202-686-5807
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An awaresome collection of vintage art and treasures

Hillwood contains a unique collection of Russian arts and period china. The rooms are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Greg A
Manassas, Virginia
Wonderful afternoon!

Started the afternoon with delightful lunch in cafe on site. Special tea with fruit juice was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kabob A
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Hillwood, the grand estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, sits on 25 acres overlooking Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington DC. Along with a world renowned collection of Russian and French decorative arts, Hillwood also features extensive gardens and special exhibitions.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
+1 202-686-5807
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Hillwood contains a unique collection of Russian arts and period china. The rooms are beautiful and the guides real know what is important and are willing to discuss any item in the collection. The gems are truly outstanding and if you are into gardens then...More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started the afternoon with delightful lunch in cafe on site. Special tea with fruit juice was refreshing. Next was tour of the stunning home of heiress Majorie Merriwather Post filled with beautiful antiques and stunning Russian artifacts. Life of a society grand dame who was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for history buffs and lovers of art and fabulous things. We spent quite a while there. Got there right at 10 on a Saturday and watched the quick movie explaining the house and collection. We would definitely go back in the spring to...More

Thank Kathleen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy visiting gardens and so when this was listed on TripAdvisor, our interest was peaked. Tickets are $18 per person and can be purchased online through their Hillwood Museum and Gardens website, or on site. We arrived around 45 minutes after they opened, and...More

Thank Rowena S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WHILE I LOVE the gems and jewels at Natural History Museum, this house and special exhibit is sheer eye candy the house with its russian collection is spectacular the grounds and japanese garden is wonderful. Be sure to find the video on Posts life on...More

Thank Sylvia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Home and gardens of famous businesswoman and philanthropist Marjorie Merriwether Post. They have done a lovely job of maintaining the home, furnishings, and her astonishing collection of pre-Revolutionary Russian secular and religious art. Don't miss the opportunity to see the kitchen and staff dining area,...More

Thank OtterDaughter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The house is beautiful. Marjorie Merriweather Post stocked it with many historic and French objets d'art, including paintings, fine china and some amazing jewelry. There are even Faberge eggs. A free headset is available, but you are much better off signing up for a free,...More

Thank sarainglenwood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very few people live like this any more in a gracious house and lovely estate that only a fabulous fortune could afford.. Ther orchid house alone deserves a special visit. We also saw the Precious jewel exhbibition which was unbelievale

Thank leidenaar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

DC is known for its free museums which are plentiful and amazing, however, there are a few gems, so to speak, that one must pay for and are well worth the cost. This museum suggests $18 for adults, you may pay less. Included is the...More

Thank Susanna C
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Amazing estate with an amazing decorative arts collection, focusing on the House of Romanov (Fabergé eggs included). It was great to wander in the gardens (in particular Japanese-Style garden) away from hustle and bustle of the city.

Thank Nadya S
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2 July 2017|
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Response from Tetor22 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not familiar with individual tour companies around D.C. However, I know there are tons of public transit options within the City. You can get there by bus and Metro rail. The address is 4155 Linnean Avenue... More
LaDonna R
17 April 2017|
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Response from JohnAnnColumbia_MD | Reviewed this property |
Adult: $18 Senior: $15 College Students: $10 Child (6-18): $5 Children under 6: free Hillwood members: free Discount for paying online.
LaDonna R
17 April 2017|
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Response from Tetor22 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with JohnAnnCo, posted above. You can also visit their website for any changes in the pricing. Well worth every penny.