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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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Appreciate for the Self-tour. It was excellent for me to enjoy and educate very much. Very hospitality and professional manner. Would encourage to everyone to visit. Mansion and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Appreciate for the Self-tour. It was excellent for me to enjoy and educate very much. Very hospitality and professional manner. Would encourage to everyone to visit. Mansion and garden are so awesome!

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Greenville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The home is spectacular and the gardens are too. This place is well worth your time to visit and walk the grounds.

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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

If you happen to be in Akron for a couple days it is well worth a tour of the Stan Hywet property. Has a lot of history and just awesome inside and out. A favorite place for people to get senior pics, family portraits, wedding pics, etc.

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Mogadore, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I've been to Stan Hywett Hall several times before for the Christmas display and various craft shows. This time I was participating in the Midwest Gardens & Symposium; a garden history tour. During our visit we were guided by the horticulurist. We were given a very detailed tour on the history and designs of the various gardens. While there there... More 

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Stow, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A great historic place to visit in Akron ohio. Fantastic gardens adorn the outside of this beautiful estate. A must stop on any one's tour of the area.

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Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Many years ago I had my wedding reception here - what a great place. It is still a lovely place to visit and walk around and view the grounds. The gardens are great in the summer. I am going have to go this Christmas based on another reviewer review. I did not realize they had anything at Christmas.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went to SH for a special event, which included a complete tour of the house and grounds. What a beautiful and interesting place to visit. They also changed out the stables and made it into a cafe and the food was pretty good but on the pricey side. That's okay because we went there to see the Christmas decorations and... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The mansion and gardens are a wonderful diversion. We stopped on our way to Cleveland, and spent several hours touring the house (take the behind the scenes tour and you will see unusual places as well as the regular rooms. This is the home of the owner of Firestone Tire, and is a magnificent site. It's the 6th largest home... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

WOW! We were visiting with a friend that was raised in the area and he was our tour guide. We have visited many gardens and this one ranks as one of the best ever. To view many of the incredible areas of the gardens, you need to be able to walk on uneven surfaces and some rough paths which I... More 

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silver spring md
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Saw this as part of a multi-state tour: Put this on the list of stops because it fit between destinations. Wow, a good bit of luck! I could wander around this place forever. (There is a nooks and crannies tour, which I seriously considered, but had already taken to long on pictures - you can go back inside after your... More 

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Additional Information about Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

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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