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Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens

Archive-It Partner Since: Jan, 2016

Organization Type: Museums & Art Libraries

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Marjorie Merriweather Post bought Hillwood in 1955 and soon decided her home would be a museum that would inspire and educate the public. Her northwest Washington, D.C. estate, opened as a public institution in 1977, endowed the country with the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia, a distinguished 18th-century French decorative art collection, and twenty-five acres of serene landscaped gardens and natural woodlands for all to enjoy.

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