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Hillwood Museum & Gardens

4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
+1 202-686-5807
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Great place for a cold afternoon!

I had a day and off and decided to go to Hillwood. What a great place! Was there for her jewelry... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jmhnca
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Arlington, Virginia
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A grandiose slice of classical Europe in suburban Washington DC

Explore the gardens and the astounding jewellery collection in the freestanding Adirondack Building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
phutty
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Tallinn, Estonia
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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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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

I had a day and off and decided to go to Hillwood. What a great place! Was there for her jewelry exhibition, which was amazing. Nice cafe for a sandwich and coffee, and friendly people working there. The mansion is fascinating. Few people were there...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Explore the gardens and the astounding jewellery collection in the freestanding Adirondack Building before taking a tour of the mansion. Anyone with an interest in or even elementary knowledge of French art and/or Russian history and religion will be fascinated by the connections, and for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a informative and extensive tour by an excellent docent during the holidays. We were able to see some of the extraordinary jewelry and really magnificent antiques close up.

Thank davidcI6965BP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular does not even to begin to describe the absolutely gorgeous gems and jewelry we saw from the Marjorie Merriweather Post Collection. Mrs. Post evidently purchased most all of her own jewelry – very few pieces were given by husbands, etc. She had an exceptionally...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fascinating collection and a peek back into decades past. We took the docent tour which was outstanding. I look forward to going back and seeing the gardens when they are in full bloom. If you have any interest in Russian Imperial art or...More

Thank mmcreel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating rich art collector. rare treasures, Tiffany Eggs, china like you never have seen, Beautifully designed gardens with a great variety of relaxing, intimate spaces. Wonderful profusion of orchids in greenhouse. French furniture, Russian jewelry, icons, and paintings, or mid-century fashions

Thank Dr Debbie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How can I live in Baltimore, visited DC 10000 times, and never know of this beauty? Nested in NW of DC, a beautiful mansion/museum that pays tribute to a remarkable woman of her time and her beloved collection. If you love beautiful, historic homes full...More

Thank ccMD2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked here after attending Sunday services at National Cathedral. It was a pleasant stroll through the residential neighborhoods. There are some hilly areas along the way. The museum was worth the entry fee. We especially liked viewing the jewelry, the Fabrege eggs, and the...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The history of Marjorie Mayweather Post and how she built her collection of artifacts was captivating. The former residence of this businesswoman, socialite, philanthropist and collector is something to see.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Jewelry collection of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. Marie Antoinette was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution. She was born an Archduchess of Austria, and was the penultimate child of Empress Maria Theresa and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor....More

Thank Sadaf K
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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
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.
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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.
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