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Meadow Brook Hall

350 Estate Drive, Rochester, MI 48309-1904
+1 248-364-6200
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Beautiful Place!

We held a training workshop for clients here. The setting was beautiful. Air conditioning was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RaymondD
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Riverside, CA
Fantastic tour. You forget you're in the middle of Rochester.

Spectacular mansion. Informative tour was long enough but not too long to bore the teenager. You... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Clarkston_Rambler
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Clarkston, Michigan
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A National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook is the historic home built by one of the automotive aristocracy's most remarkable women, Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of automobile pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred Wilson. Constructed between 1926 and 1929, for $4 million, Meadow Brook represents one of the finest examples of Tudor-revival architecture in America. Tours are offered daily. Tour tickets may be purchased in the Museum Store located inside Meadow Brook Hall. Tour reservations are not required. All guests must be accompanied by a tour guide. Tours last approximately 1 to 1-1/2 hours, depending on the size of the group.
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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350 Estate Drive, Rochester, MI 48309-1904
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We held a training workshop for clients here. The setting was beautiful. Air conditioning was lacking, though, and the catering was not up to our usual standards.

Thank RaymondD
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Spectacular mansion. Informative tour was long enough but not too long to bore the teenager. You can now take non-flash photography. Nice small gift shop. Great place to take out of town guests.

Thank Clarkston_Rambler
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Have been here many times for many different events. Always FIRST CLASS! Docents are very knowledgeable and helpful. Service is fantastic. Great place to learn the history of our area!

1  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Mrs. Fleming and her staff were very professional and in character as we were taken behind the scenes into the life of a servant at Meadowbrook Hall. I love learning about local history. Oh, and the scones and tea at the end of the tour...More

Thank Saw2013
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We toured Meadow Brook Hall for a Girl Scout event. It was awesome! The girls are 5-6 years old and they loved learning and touring. At the end we had a tea party and dressed up in play outfits and hats. It was awesome!!

Thank Libby R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Both the Christmas Walk and the guided tour of this mansion are worth finding time to do. Every room is unique and filled with either original or period furnishings. Every fireplace is different and there are so many features from various places in Europe. The...More

Thank Loretta C
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is a must see attraction for anyone interested in history, and automotive royalty. The fortune from the Dodge family built this mansion. One of the last surviving manors from the 1920s. This home was spared the wrecking ball due to Matilda Dodge Wilson's foresight...More

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful and well kept, almost as if a step back in time. Much is available to see and I loved it much better than the Biltmore in fact! A must see

Thank chasemcbride
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We used this venue for our wedding and it was perfect. The staff was very professional and attentive.

Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We had an excellent tour guide. The house was beautiful as were the surrounding grounds. Would love to go back for the "behind the scenes" tour where rooms are revealed that are "off limits" to the regular tour.

Thank Jennifer D
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farleyw
Are they hotels close to this venue?
25 September 2016|
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Response from bldbeach | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very close to a road with lots of stores, hotels, etc. Town of Rochester about 20 minute drive, with several hotels.
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danirenee2282
Is the playhouse still there and if so are there any pictures of it online???
13 June 2015|
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Response from Shannon O | Property representative |
Yes, Knole Cottage the playhouse built for Frances Dodge is still on the estate property. Visitors can tour the interior of the playhouse during the guided estate walking tour. Regarding pictures offline, I am not sure what... More
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