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Hillwood Museum & Gardens, Washington DC

(4.8/5 based on 900+ 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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  • I was surprised how much I enjoyed visiting the Hillwood Museum and Gardens. My mother was visiting and always wanted to go there so we gave it a try. The holidays were a great time to visit, the deco...  more »
  • Post was a great collector and her home is a fascinating look at a wealthy woman's residence. I spent more time here than I thought I would. Definitely worth the trip. 
  • We have been visiting Hillwood Mansion for over 20 years. It's worth to get a yearly pass. If you want a quiet place to read hide in the garden and enjoy. If you want to see Marjorie Merriweather Post...  more »