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Meadow Brook Hall

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Address: 480 South Adams Rd, Rochester, MI 48309
Phone Number: +1 248-364-6200
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: A National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook is the historic home built by...
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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So this is how people with money live....

The mansion was built by Mathilda Dodge Wilson (widow of John Francis Dodge) and her lumber broker husband Alfred G. Wilson . This mansion is 88,000 sq ft and has 110 rooms. It... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The mansion was built by Mathilda Dodge Wilson (widow of John Francis Dodge) and her lumber broker husband Alfred G. Wilson . This mansion is 88,000 sq ft and has 110 rooms. It was definitely nice to hear the history of the mansion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Being from OU, it was interesting to hear about the Wilson family and how it is embedded in history of the university. I'm not huge into history but it was cool to tour the mansion. If you go to OU, I would recommend going to the Meadow Brook Ball. It's right in the mansion and it's really fun.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Various choices of things to do when you visit, lots of history and variety of tours. Gift shop and pretty gardens as well as nice staff and plenty of photo opportunities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

I attended the Downton Tea in February with girlfriends. I have wanted to enjoy a meal in this beautiful dining room, so this was a real treat. We were served a tea and tea manners lecture along with a tour of the hall. The food was delicious. We all had a wonderful time. I love this home. Mr. and Mrs.... More 

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Shelby Township, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My wife and her mother asked me to go tour the mansion with them, and I'm glad that I did. We went at Christmas and it was actually a very pretty place. I'm generally not into old houses and such, but this one is really nice... it even held my attention... at least for a while. It shows you the... More 

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Hadley Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Built in the 1920s by the widow of one of the Dodge brothers, this is the 4 th largest private home in the USA. The architecture inside and out is amazing. The stone carvings outside, and the wood carvings inside, are a wonder. The tour takes around an hour, not really for small children, and lots of walking.

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Washington Twp., MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you like to tour Mansions you will enjoy going to Meadow Brook Hall. They have a Christmas Tour that is a real standout for visiting the Mansion. Any time of year though it is truly a good tour to take.

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This place, especially at Christmas, is spectacular. A little piece of luxury in Oakland County. Amazing to think this extravagant place actually existed.

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Warren, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Have visited many times, love the Christmas walks. Have never been disappointed. Eating lunch there is a special treat!

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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Additional Information about Meadow Brook Hall

Address: 480 South Adams Rd, Rochester, MI 48309
Phone Number: +1 248-364-6200
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 15

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