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Hillwood Museum & Gardens

4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
+1 202-686-5807
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A step back in history

Hillwood is always one of our favorite places it never ceases to amaze. The beautyMs.Post collected... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeffrey B
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Spectacular!!!

Reminds me of the famous gardens in Vancouver, Butchart Gardens, except it also had a fabulous... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bryska B
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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
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4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hillwood is always one of our favorite places it never ceases to amaze. The beautyMs.Post collected from art to architecture with amazing gardens to the Jewelry is a fixture of our American heritage. Don't miss it!!

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Reminds me of the famous gardens in Vancouver, Butchart Gardens, except it also had a fabulous museum!! Double WOW!!!! The orchids are outstanding, the gardens are manicured & impeccable, the collections are unrivaled!!! No crowds! You can take your time and really enjoy the museum...More

1  Thank Bryska B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I attended the Marjorie Merryweather Post gem and Jewelry exhibit yesterday. First people beware, many streets are blocked trying to get into the Museum. It is hidden in a neighborhood with a street one could easily miss. Parking is available a the tourist center. Ther...More

Thank Jogtheworld
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a hidden gem of DC. It has an amazing art, china, and gem collection. This in addition to that the property has beautiful gardens and home. This is a large property with many gardens, green house, and visitors center. This is a charge...More

1  Thank pdrocean
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hillwood is one of my favorite museums in Washington. It is the beautiful house of Marjorie Merriweather Post. The house, and the fabulous collection of furniture, porcelain, Russian Art and Faberge eggs is overwhelmingly beautiful. The gardens are gorgeous. I have seen them in both...More

Thank meyerea
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is more off the beaten path and won't be on any of the hop on hop off routes but I walked there from the Cleveland Park neighborhood. The museum is a private collection and the family estate has been turned into the museum....More

1  Thank Renae P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting this home of Marjorie Merriweather Post since I was n design school in 1966. The house and her personal collections are exquisite. The Gardens are worth your time as well.

Thank T8769CJdonnar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous flowers, exceptional history, and jaw-dropping jewels. As the movie in visitor's center notes, Post was not a minimalist! Spectacular day. Take a picnic.

1  Thank lduke1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hidden gem in Washington, DC. We especially enjoyed the orchid collection and the house and its furnishings all kept as if the owner would be walking in. The morning breakfast area was my personal favorite. I loved the way the light came...More

1  Thank kas929
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited the Hillwood Museum and Gardens and loved it. The mansion and gardens once owned by Marjorie Merriweather Post is available for the public to tour. It is truly a hidden gem in northwest Washington DC. There is an informative film to watch...More

Thank nptp84
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stresa2016
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
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LaDonna R
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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.
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LaDonna R
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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.
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