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Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

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Address: 714 N Portage Path, Akron, OH 44303
Phone Number: +1 888-836-5533
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Description: Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, located in Akron, Ohio, is the former home of...
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, located in Akron, Ohio, is the former home of F.A. Seiberling, the co-founder of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, and his family. Completed in 1915, Stan Hywet is celebrating its milestone 100th anniversary in 2015. Stan Hywet is one of the most important remaining examples of an American Country Estate built by the wealth created during the Industrial Age at the turn of the twentieth century, when the emergence of modern America made Akron the "Rubber Capital of the World." Open from April through December, Stan Hywet includes a 65-room Manor House, a conservatory and more than 70 acres of artfully landscaped ground. It is Akron's oldest National Historic Landmark and is accredited by the American Association of Museums.
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We arrived late in the day so didn't have as much time as we would have liked to explore, however the gardens were impressive ! Loved the English garden.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Guelph
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We arrived late in the day so didn't have as much time as we would have liked to explore, however the gardens were impressive ! Loved the English garden.

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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

When you tour the estate, you constantly imagine what it would be like to have lived here. It's the country's sixth largest home open to the public. The estate was the home of F.A. Seiberling, co-founder of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. The estate features a historic 65-room Tudor Revival Manor and 70 acres of artistically landscaped grounds and... More 

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brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My wife and I visited This lovely house and garden while on a trip to Akron. We spent a lovely few hours wondering the picturesque gardens and there were some fantastic volunteers who were so helpful and informative. Well done I would love to go back and see the Christmas lights it sounds great

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

First, we spent about 3 - 3 1/2 hrs on a self guided tour of the grounds and house. The gardens were so beautiful and there is SO much land! We were lucky enough to be there on the 100th anniversary so all the surrounding grounds contained glass sculptures which were so lovely. The house, well castle, had 65 rooms... More 

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Kenton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you are interested in history and architecture, this is the place to visit. I suggest the guided tour of the house and also the nooks and crannies tour. The guides are a wealth of knowledge so ask your questions and they do not act like they are trying to rush you threw. They played the 100 year old pipe... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This incredible mansion is definitely worth a trip. I have been to the mansion a number of times. Each time I go, I see and learn something different. This time, I was a part of a garden tour. I have seen the main gardens a number of times. However, this time, we really saw and learned about a number of... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We had the best docent for our tour of Stan Hywet Hall! Rae obviously loved the home, grounds and shared interesting stories that made the beautiful property even more amazing. We stayed in Cleveland and definitely worth the 40 min. drive to Stan Hywet. I cannot stress enough it is a must to visit and take the tour...ask for Rae!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Love history, architecture, antiques, beautiful grounds? You have come to the right place. We have come several Christmases, when the house and grounds are decorated with holiday lights. It is a beautiful family holiday outing. Also in summer, when Stan Hywet holds festival after festival--OhioMart (arts and crafts), Nostalgic baseball games, wine and cheese, beer tastings, to name but a... More 

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Lisbon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

always a beautiful place to visit been here many times, love the gardens and have been taken into areas of the house not on the regular tour.

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Tallmadge, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Wonderful day trip, perfect for couples and photography. Wear tennis shoes! You can bring your dog and food.

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Additional Information about Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

Address: Address: 714 N Portage Path, Akron, OH 44303
Phone Number: +1 888-836-5533
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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