Holidays at Hillwood Estate

Holidays at Hillwood Estate

NEW in 2019! Guided tour of the exquisite Marjorie Merriweather Post mansion, decorated for the holidays. Self Guided Tour of a special exhibit featuring Alfred Eisenstaedt's Photography. Buffet Lunch included at Hillwood Café.

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NEW in 2019! Guided tour of the exquisite Marjorie Merriweather Post mansion, decorated for the holidays. Self Guided Tour of a special exhibit featuring Alfred Eisenstaedt's Photography. Buffet Lunch included at Hillwood Café.

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2019 Date:

December 4

 

Price per person:

$101.00 Adult

$96.00 Child (ages 12 & under)

                

Tour includes:

-Deluxe motorcoach transportation via Hagey Coach

-Guided tour of the Mansion

-Lunch Buffet at Hillwood Cafe

-Self Guided tour of Mid-Century Master: The Photography of Alfred Eisenstaedt Exhibit

 

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7:05 a.m.

Franconia Township/Souderton, Hagey Tours terminal, 210 Schoolhouse Road, Souderton
GPS: 210 Schoolhouse Road, Soudertond

7:30 a.m.

Montgomeryville, Montgomery Mall, Back of the Mall, near SEARS Auto Center, Light Pole 34, Routes 309 & 202, North Wales
GPS:660 Montgomery Mall, North Wales

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Rest Stop, on own.

11:30 a.m.

Arrive Hillwood Estate in Washington D.C. Founded by American collector and heiress to the Post cereal empire Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens is one of the premier art collector's museums in the United States. The museum features the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside of Russia and a world-renowned collection of eighteenth-century French decorative art and furnishings. The collection includes Fabergé eggs, Russian porcelain, Russian Orthodox icons, Beauvais tapestries, and Sèvres porcelain. Encircled by woodlands, the twenty-five acre estate provides visitors a tranquil oasis of luscious formal gardens.

12:00 p.m.

Lunch Buffet, included, at Hillwood's Café. Includes assorted sandwiches, house salad, fresh baked cookies, water and iced tea.

1:30 p.m.

One hour guided tour of the Mansion decorated for the holidays.

2:30 p.m.

Self-guided tour of Mid-Century Master: The Photography of Alfred Eisenstaedt. Featuring nearly fifty Eisenstaedt photographs and archives from his career in photojournalism, this special exhibition will explore the relationship between Majorie Merriweather Post and Eisenstaedt that evolved over the course of the sessions, the illuminating photos of Post, and the broader body of Eisenstaedt's work documenting life in the mid-twentieth century.

3:15 p.m.

Free time for shopping, on own, in the Gift Shop.

4:30 p.m.

Depart for home.

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Rest Stop, on own.

9:00-9:30 p.m.

Approximate arrival home.

Cancellation Policy for One Day Getaways:

Full Refund is given for notice received 31 or more days prior to the tour.

Within 8-30 Days of departure, Full Refund less 10% fee plus any Prepaid Amounts.

Within 7 Days of departure, No Refund. No Transfers.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details Times
FRANCONIA TOWNSHIP Franconia Township: Hagey Tours Terminal
210 Schoolhouse Rd, Souderton, PA
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MONTGOMERYVILLE Montgomery Mall, near SEARS AUTO CENTER
Pole #34, Routes 309 & 202, North Wales, PA
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