Join today or give the gift of membership! Members enjoy the splendid oasis that Marjorie Merriweather Post created at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.  

Membership supports Hillwood’s world-renowned collections, gardens, and special exhibitions, as well as a wide range of public and educational programs.

Photo of special exhibition opening
© Tony Powell
Photo of members on trip to Mar-a-Lago

Special member-only trips like this one to Marjorie Merriweather Post's former Palm Beach estate, Mar-a-Lago, are a great way to meet other Hillwood fans and supporters.

Photo of hands-on greenery workshop at Hillwood

Bring your friends or meet other members and bring your creativity to hands-on floral workshops.


Members get to make advance reservations for the popular seasonal garden tours.


Hillwood members on a guided tour of Mr. Cuba. Members enjoy exclusive tours of area gardens.


All Members Receive

  • Free admission to visit the estate during regular operating hours
  • Four complimentary guest passes
  • Opportunity to reserve docent-led tours
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop, plus an additional 10% discount the first Saturday of every month
  • Reduced pricing on public programs and festivals
  • Invitations to member-only events
  • Sunday Dog Walks exclusively for members and their four-legged friends

Additional Membership Benefits

Individual $60 (fully tax-deductible)   Join/Renew or Give as a Gift  

  • Includes the standard membership benefits for one adult

Family $85 (fully tax-deductible)   Join/Renew or Give as a Gift 

  • Includes the standard membership benefits for one household, including children (under the age of 18)

Contributor $150 (fully tax-deductible)  Join/Renew or Give as a Gift 

  • Includes the standard membership benefits for one household
  • Two additional guest passes per year (6 total)
  • Invitations to special member events and receptions throughout the year

Patron $250 (fully tax-deductible)  Join/Renew or Give as a Gift  

  • All benefits at the CONTRIBUTOR level for one household
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at over 850 prestigious museums and public gardens nationwide (Hillwood is a reciprocal member of NARM, ROAM, and AHS) 
  • Four additional guest passes per year (10 total)

Donor $500 ($475 tax-deductible)  Join/Renew 

  • All benefits at the PATRON level for one household
  • Reserved private docent-led tour
  • 15% discount in the Museum Shop
  • Complimentary Hillwood publication

Circles Program

The Circles Program is a group of generous members who support Hillwood at the highest levels. In recognition of their support, insider experiences and exclusive privileges are granted at these levels.

Friendship Circle $1,000 ($950 tax-deductible)

  • All benefits at the DONOR level for one household
  • Complimentary Gift Membership at the FAMILY level
  • Recognition on the donor wall in the Museum's Visitor Center
  • Opportunities for domestic travel

Director's Circle $2,500 ($2,400 tax-deductible)

  • All benefits at the FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE level for one household
  • Dinner at the home of Hillwood's Director in Washington
  • Free admission and reserved seating for select special lectures and lecture series
  • Opportunities for international as well as domestic travel

President's Circle $5,000 ($4,875 tax-deductible)

  • All benefits at the DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE level for one household
  • Private reception hosted by the President of Hillwood's Board of Trustees

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