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Hillwood Museum & Gardens, Washington DC
(4.8/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Nestled in a neatly landscaped plot, Hillwood 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. Use our Washington DC family vacation planner to visit Hillwood Museum & Gardens on your trip to Washington DC, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Here are some distance from Washington, DC. Very clean and spacious garden, reflected the life scene at that time. Room and kitchen collections, Museum shop.
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  • We took an uber from downtown DC to get away from the big museums for a day. There was a lovely group of ladies serving as docents, we were able to tour the house with one of them. Amazing collection ...  more »
  • My daughter and her partner live in DC but did not know about this gem. It is the former residence of Marjorie Merriweather Post and is a beautiful combination of home/museum and gardens. The collecti...  more »