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Hillwood Museum & Gardens

4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
+1 202-686-5807
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Beautiful house and grounds

Very few people live like this any more in a gracious house and lovely estate that only a fabulous... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
los angeles
Well worth the price to visit!

DC is known for its free museums which are plentiful and amazing, however, there are a few gems, so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susanna C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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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4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
+1 202-686-5807
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Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a city with more museums than you can count, this is a unique gem and different from all the rest. Marjorie Post's estate is fascinating to wander through because she had a style that us regular people can only fantasize about. She accumulated collections...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am so happy I took a quick 20-minute Uber ride to see this gorgeous estate. It is a great break from the city and absolutely stunning. Highly recommend reading up on Marjorie Merriweather Post and about her life before visiting. There is so much...More

Thank kgyadukyan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I traveled back to Hillwood Museum and Gardens this past glorious weekend in DC and toured the mansion which had not previously done. The guided tour was so interesting and the mansion is filled to bursting with portraits, beautiful porcelain, statues and...More

Thank MIcheleJH1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens, the buildings and the interiors are simply beautiful. The docents are very knowledgeable so you get interesting stories along with the beauty.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 5 hours exploring the house and gardens and enjoying the fantastic cafe. Now that we have done an overview , we plan to return to revisit special gardens / greenhouses that we want to explore to a greater depth. There is parking for...More

Thank Moray123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love Russian artifacts - from the Czar Nicholas, this is the place to go. Between dachas, and unbelievable china, you will easily spend two hours inside the mansion. If visiting in spring or summer, you will then spend another two hours outside in...More

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hillwood Museum & Gardens is a hidden gem in DC. With some beautiful gardens and a beautiful estate. Wow what a beautiful home Marjorie Post had. It was a lovely tour. Sure a beautiful estate. Had a awesome day.

Thank A. Vinnie V
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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
18 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
18 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.