Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

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4155 Linnean Ave NW (Tilden St., NW)
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 686-5807

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  • Inside the Hillwoods museum and garden are 18th-century Russian and French art and antiques collected by owner Marjorie Merriweather Post, heiress to the General Foods fortune.
  • This beautifully maintained mansion boasts one of the most remarkable collections of Russian decorative art outside of Russia. Enjoy afternoon tea after one of their docent or audio tours.
  • This is a must-see if you're in the DC area. Seriously.
  • An absolute gem and a must-see if you are in the area. Heaven tucked into the bustle of the city ...
  • Possibly the best gift shop in the city!
  • This is a fantastic place to visit. The gardens are beautiful. Definitely come and see.
  • How can one person have owned TWO Imperial Faberg Eggs?! Come see the Post heiress' fantastical collection of art, fashion and jewels at this magnificent estate. Take a tour with the lovely Janice.
  • Check out the Cartier exhibit in the Adirondack House
  • Love the wreath making classes conducted by the Bill --you end up with a long lasting memory for the Christmas season!
  • The Japanese style garden is beautiful!
  • The cafe food is quite nice offering Russian & French specials.
  • BEST PLACE EVER!!!!!!! Definitely get a guided tour, the tour guides are AWESOME!!!!!!!!
  • Don't miss the gardens in bloom plus special exhibits.
  • Afternoon tea was just ok, will come back to explore the estate and grounds
  • Great any time of year, but come especially for Bastille day!
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  • Great for just wandering around. Very eclectic mix between the outdoor gardens and the ornate mansion. I don't recommend trying to walk to here! Very off the beaten path.
  • The estate and gardens were beautiful. The docent tour was well worth the wait. The cafe's strawberry walnut salad was delicious.
  • The portrait of Nikolay the Second:
  • In the museum there is a big collection of Russian stuff.