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Meadow Brook Hall

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Address: Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309
Phone Number: 248 370 3140

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Simply Beautiful

Found myself at this beautiful mansion one lovely afternoon. First, strolled the gardens located around the mansion. Each one was gorgeous. I would have loved to have any one of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Found myself at this beautiful mansion one lovely afternoon. First, strolled the gardens located around the mansion. Each one was gorgeous. I would have loved to have any one of them as a backdrop to my wedding. So romantic! I next took the guided tour of the inside of the mansion. Our guide was informative and able to answer all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We have been to Meadow Brook Hall for several events. We have toured the mansion, we have been there for the Holiday Tour at Christmas Time, we have been there for the Concourse de Elegance where absolutely outstanding automobiles are being judged, while on display. This is a must see. You won't soon forget the beauty of the mansion, that... More 

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I recently revisited for my third time. The first time in 2005 for a wedding then in 2012 for the Holiday Walk. I begged my fiancee to visit after going to the Biltmore last year. We visited on a Friday. There is only 1 tour/day during the week at 1:30pm. After paying for the tour (full price $15/person...AAA discount $13.50/person... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

If you like historic buildings or beautiful architecture, this is a great way to spend a few hours, any season. One of the coolest things about the house is that it is filled with the original furnishings, art, knick-knacks, etc. It isn't just a "period" house. The story of the family that lived there is fascinating, and when the matriarch... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Meadowbrook Hall is decorated very elegantly for the holidays and it is interesting to see how the family lived back in the day. It would have been nice to have a few more "stories" about the rooms. Walk out to the cottage was difficult -- no lights along the paths -- but worth seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Meadowbrook Hall is a gorgeous place to visit at Christmas or any time. During Christmas each room is professionally decorated in holiday spirit. Coupled with the history you can't beat it. I have also been there in the summer. The hall and grounds are simply beautiful. Worth the trip.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We did their "Downtown Abby" tour over the summer and really enjoyed being able to see "behind the scenes" parts of the house. Tour the house, the grounds and even book it for a special occasion.

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Rochester, Michigan, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My family and I have been to Meadow Brook Hall many times and are never disappointed. We always learn something new with each visit. My husband and I have attended the Wild Game Dinner which was interesting and enjoyable. We've also attended the Speakeasy event which is an interesting concept just not well executed (but then we went for their... More 

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Commerce Twp, MI
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79 reviews 79 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

It is always wonderful to tour something in your local hometown, the history means so much more. The holiday decorations throughout the entire mansion were breathtaking, there were so many beautiful trees, mantels, tables, all decorated quite lavishly. Our group had a self-guided tour and my only disappointment was one or two of the docents were not able to answer... More 

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Westland, Michigan
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15 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The best time to see Meadowbrook Hall is at the holidays when it is beautifully decorated and the tours are not escorted so one can view the rooms at leisure. Docents are available to answer questions. This year's theme honors Frances Dodge, the daughter of John and Matilda Dodge, on what would have been her 100th birthday. Many items of... More 

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