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Hillwood Museum & Gardens

4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
+1 202-686-5807
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Fabulous Woman!

The Post family's wealth was unbelievable, and Marjorie Merriweather Post's collections throughout... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2014
selcor
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Bend, Oregon, United States
Hidden Jewel

I had stayed in the Connecticut Avenue/Forest Hills area several times, visiting D.C. sights and... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2014
Noreen H
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Hillwood, the grand estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, sits on 25 acres overlooking Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington DC. Along with a world renowned collection of Russian and French decorative arts, Hillwood also features extensive gardens and special exhibitions.
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4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-3806
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

The Post family's wealth was unbelievable, and Marjorie Merriweather Post's collections throughout her life provide a historical look at the fantastic wealth of America's richest woman and how she provided the populace with a tour of a life most people can't dream of.

1  Thank selcor
Reviewed 30 October 2014

I had stayed in the Connecticut Avenue/Forest Hills area several times, visiting D.C. sights and relaxing with family, and never realized there was such a lovely attraction an easy walk away. Yes, there is an admission fee, but the experience of seeing how this fabulously...More

3  Thank Noreen H
Reviewed 30 October 2014

My husband and I from the UK were part of a NA Royalty group for this visit. I had read up about Marjorie Merriweather Post beforehand, but still learnt so much more about this fascinating lady during my visit. What an amazing lady - she...More

2  Thank Janet C
Reviewed 29 October 2014

I went there in the morning on Thus .the 28th it was very good to see all the colors its not like see this in June or July but I liked it

1  Thank franksgogetter
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Went by train then walked to Hillwood from the station. It was the home of Marjorie Merryweather Post who by all accounts was a very stylish, wealthy lady. It was fascinating looking into her bedroom, en suite bathroom and closet with some of her ball...More

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 28 October 2014

In DC, I am spoiled with free admissions to museums, but the sticker shock of the admission price was short lived once I made my exit from the welcome center. I happily accepted the audio tour, which is included in the admission price, as an...More

3  Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 26 October 2014

The mansion, which is the highlight of the Estate, rivals the most exquisite mansions that we have seen, including some of the well known Palaces in Europe. It is very well run, and offers recorded tours and also a number of docents who lead small...More

2  Thank Janny08
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We drove the museum, spent 2 hrs there and learned a lot about Marjorie Merriweather Post and her amazing collection. The trip was more than worthwhile.

Thank Stanley J
Reviewed 20 October 2014

This review is about a service at the gardens - the gardens and the exhibits were lovely and worth the visit. The people who arrived at our event exactly on time were served their by the staff. Anyone who took a wrong turn around the...More

1  Thank traveler61
Reviewed 20 October 2014

My wife and I visited Hillwood. We enjoyed the Cartier jewels, the Upstairs-Downstairs view of the museum. The house itself left us cold and we took solace in the many decorative art objects therein. We left though on a good note. Then, our problem began....More

1  Thank lws4
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Response from Tetor22 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I am not familiar with individual tour companies around D.C. However, I know there are tons of public transit options within the City. You can get there by bus and Metro rail. The address is 4155 Linnean Avenue... More
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LaDonna R
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Response from JohnAnnColumbia_MD | Reviewed this property |
Adult: $18 Senior: $15 College Students: $10 Child (6-18): $5 Children under 6: free Hillwood members: free Discount for paying online.
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Adult: $18 Senior: $15 College Students: $10 Child (6-18): $5 Children under 6: free Hillwood members: free Discount for paying online.
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