Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens: A Historic Gem Near Your Apartment
Fall is the perfect time to visit nearby Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. There’s a bit of chill in the air, and the "outdoor rooms" of gardens still have plenty of blooms to enjoy. The interior estate and museum feels particularly cozy and welcoming, and you can just imagine how spectacular the home will look when it’s decorated for the holidays. The Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is the real-life home of Marjorie Merriweather Post, and features rooms set for their intended use while still accented with impressive collections of porcelain, fine art, and various artifacts.
You have two options to visit this unique estate during phase 2 opening in DC. In person visits are available by appointment, or you can take advantage of virtual tours and programs with the trained docents. If you visit in person, take advantage of the extended fall hours until 7 p.m. to delight in the gorgeous gardens as the sun goes down.