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Hillwood Museum & Gardens

4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
+1 202-686-5807
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Thursday Tour and Lunch

Took the L2 bus from 18th and Connecticut Ave to Tilden stop and walked over to HM&G. Walk took... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ejm99
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Roanoke, United States
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EXCELLENT DESTINATION WITH EXCELLENT TOURS!

Hillwood, the home of Marjorie Merriweather Post near the National Zoo in Washington D.C., is one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VAChuck
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Alexandria, VA
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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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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the L2 bus from 18th and Connecticut Ave to Tilden stop and walked over to HM&G. Walk took about 30 minutes. Nor difficult. Did a self tour of the Mansion and Gardeen plus a Gem and Jewelry Exhibit. Spectacular. The story of Marjorie Post...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hillwood, the home of Marjorie Merriweather Post near the National Zoo in Washington D.C., is one of the D.C.area's best attractions. The tour guide was excellent. Tipping is not allowed. You are divided up into small groups of about 8 people. The mansion tour takes...More

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 1 week ago

My team and I went to Hillwood as our fun team activity for the year. We have diverse backgrounds, but we all loved visiting this Estate and Museum. We love the docent named Marilyn. She was fantastic. She was very patient to ensure all our...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hillwood Museum and Gardens is off the beaten path of all the museums on National Mall but worth the visit. If youre going to the National Zoo just keep heading north for a little bit more. The current exhibit of jewelry and gems is beautiful...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a lovely estate that is essentially a museum of Marjorie Post's collections, beautifully presented in the house. The docent tour was excellent and gave us a glimpse into her life. We also toured the gardens and saw the beautiful jewelry display. Definitely recommend...More

Thank chemie71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife visited this while I went to the Air and Space Museum at Dulles. She couldn't praise it enough. She usually doesn't like museums all that much (and doesn't write reviews), but she stayed quite awhile at this one as it had lots of...More

Thank Everett B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took out of town friends to Hillwood and they loved it, as did we. We toured the house as well as the jewelry exhibit. It was fascinating to see how Marjorie Merriwether Post lived and to imagine attending parties in that beautiful mansion. This...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

25 acres of beautiful gardens and a small mansion to tour - a real treat in DC that is off the beaten path of tourists. The home belonged to Majorie Merriweather Post - one of the richest women in America many years ago. She was...More

Thank breton l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pretty amazing place. great gardens and the jewelry special collection is pretty great. the house and contents are amazing-on par with castles in europe. right here in DC

Thank MD O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

jy aunt is a member of Hillwood and gave us free passes to visit. We took the hour long tour of the house, which is very nice. You learn a lot about Mrs. Post, who was a very interesting person. The special exhibit was some...More

Thank Jim_atl
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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
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.
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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.
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