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Hillwood Museum & Gardens, Washington DC

Categories: Art Museums, Gardens, Museums, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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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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  • This somewhat obscure mansion and gardens museums is truly a hidden gem on the outskirts of DC museum center. It is filled with many rare items from the Russian monarchy and french items that Miss Pos...  read more »
  • Absolutely hands down the best museum I have ever visited. The whole home was exquisite. The French and Russian antiques were beautifully breath-taking, and the history of everything was fascinating! 
  • We wanted to visit a place in DC that we haven't seen and the tourists probably wouldn't be there and discovered Hillwood Mansion and Gardens. What a wonderful place! and such history very near the Zo...  read more »
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