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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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  • This stunning property is tucked away in a residential neighborhood off Tilden St between Rock Creek Park and Connecticut Ave. NW. This was our first visit and we will definitely return! The Four Seas...  more »
  • beautiful day trip, we enjoyed the gardens very much. There's an audio tour that lets you keep your own pace. 
  • What a great experience! Raisa was so helpful and kind. The orchids were so beautiful and the Art Deco Japan exhibit was so cool. Now I want to go to Japan! Our tour guide for the mansion was so knowl...  more »