Jewels & Gems | Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

by Anna Poulson

Photographed by Brian Searby. Malachite Table, Demidov Lapidary Factory. Russia, 1851. Wood, malachite, gilt bronze, metal. Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, acc. No. 32.33.

Discover what’s considered to be one of the 20th century’s most important collections of jewelry and gems with the exhibition of Marjorie Merriweather Post pieces in Hillwood’s exhibition “Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems.”Visitors wishing to have an outdoor experience can reserve an entry time for the estate only.Those looking to explore more of the property have the option to book separate entry times for the mansion and exhibitions. Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens,Tickets: $18 for adults, $5 for children, free for members. 4155 Linnean Ave. NW.

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