Opening Hours & Tickets

Hillwood is closed from January 12 through February 3, 2015 for its annual cleaning. Please join us in 2015 for an array of programs, events, and special exhibitions that offer something new for efvery season at Hillwood.

Five days a week and on special select Sundays, Hillwood opens its gates to visitors from around the world. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes and budget enough time. Most guests take over three hours to experience Hillwood’s magic!



  • Tuesdays through Saturdays: 10am - 5pm
  • Select Sundays: 1pm - 5pm
  • Sign up for special programs & events today
  • Make a reservation at the Hillwood Café
  • Closed: Mondays, most national holidays, and several weeks at the end of January
Open Sundays in 2015
January 4 and 11   July TBA
February 15 August 9 and 23
March 15 and 29 September TBA
April 12 and 26 October 11 and 25
May 10 & 24 November 8 and 29
June 7 & 21 December 13 and 27







Suggested Donation

  • Adult: $15
  • Senior: $12
  • College Students: $10
  • Child (6-18): $5
  • Children under 6: free
  • Hillwood members: free


Advance reservations are NOT necessary for your visit to Hillwood. Please check in at our Visitor Center upon arrival. During peak garden seasons (spring and fall), some visitors appreciate the convenience of registering in advance.  Please note, advance registration may be required for special programs and events, please visit our calendar for more information. To make your arrangements, register online or call 202.686.5807, Monday through Friday, 10am-5pm.

Before you make your reservation, please note: Though we share a fondness for animals, as our founder Marjorie Merriweather Post did, for the safety and comfort of all our visitors and the conservation of our grounds, pets are not permitted at Hillwood. We cannot allow entrance to any vehicles with pets inside.

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