Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, Washington DC

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#5 of 38 in Parks in Washington DC
Garden · Hidden Gem · Art Museum
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Nestled in a neatly landscaped plot, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens features the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia and an 18th-century French decorative art collection. Take the opportunity to see rare Fabergé eggs and 17,000 other selected objects from apparel, to paintings, to a French drawing room and bedroom suite. The gardens feature landscapes of colorful roses, a Japanese-style hillside, rustic country houses, and formal event lawns. You can tour the museum on your own, with the help of printed and audio guides, or as part of a guided tour group. To visit Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens on your holiday in Washington DC, and find out what else Washington DC has to offer, use our Washington DC.
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  • Before going to DC for a class reunion, I read a great book about Marjorie Post, & when a friend told me about her estate in DC, I knew I had to visit. What time we’ll spent!!! Not only was Marjorie.....  more
    Before going to DC for a class reunion, I read a great book about Marjorie Post, & when a friend told me about her estate in DC, I knew I had to visit. What time we’ll spent!!! Not only was Marjorie.....  more »
  • This home and gardens is spectacular. The home of collector, business woman, and philanthropist Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood has a collection of beautiful objects on display. The gardens and.....  more
    This home and gardens is spectacular. The home of collector, business woman, and philanthropist Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood has a collection of beautiful objects on display. The gardens and.....  more »
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  • Such a beautiful place! We thoroughly enjoyed wandering the grounds before taking a guided tour of the house. Our tour guide Paul was so knowledgeable and gave a fun and insightful tour. The French and Russian art and artifacts in the museum are dazzling and the home itself is in such beautiful condition. The temporary Grace Kelly and Dior exhibit was really interesting as well. We loved the estate so much that we decided to become members!
  • A hidden DC gem. The gardens are beautiful! We went on a rainy day and I felt transported to England. The Japanese garden is lovely. The museum is fascinating, an impressive collection of Russian art. The museum staff are friendly and very helpful in providing more information and background. A must visit

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