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Malabar Farm State Park

4050 Bromfield Road, Lucas, OH
419-892-2784
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Lucas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Farms, State Parks
Activities: Viewing foliage
Description: Park that features a working farm and the 32-room country home built by Pulitzer prize-winning author, Louis Bromfield.
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Oregon, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Nice ride from Ashland and a great meal. The Restaurant is a classic and the outdoor dinning is a great way to enhance the meal experience. Our waiter was excellent and the owner was on site. Tip. . .get there early!

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Northern Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Who knew that Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart were married in Lucas, OH!! And this is the place. Wonderful place to visit, walk through the house, see the animals,you can even fish in the small pond. Great for kids as well, though I was there on a business trip.. Walking trails as well.

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Port Clinton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The home is interesting and beautiful. The Bromfield family has quite a history. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married in the home. It is a 914 acre farm. We also took a wagon ride there but it was mostly just riding through farm fields. That part was not too interesting.

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Crestline, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This was my first time as an adult going during festival time. Wow, has it grown! It was very busy the day that we went, so the wait to do different things could have been better, but still wasn't bad! The horse/wagon ride back was great, got a lot of pictures! Everyone seemed very knowledgeable and helpful...We had fun and... More

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United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We visited Malabar to tour the Bromfield House on a cold Sunday afternoon. Tickets are four dollars for adults and tours are offered several times a day and only on the weekends in the winter months. Check their website before visiting. Tickets are purchased in the gift shop/visitors center. There are restrooms located in this building as well as several... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I visited Malabar Farm last December. The place is very nice, great landscape in the hills of Pleasant Valley, wonderful short hikes in the woods, the farm is nice, but the most interesting for me was the Big House - the home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Louis Bromfield. The house is really like a time capsule - you enter... More

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Springboro, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

This is a cool little working farm. There are several really good short hikes and if you go in the fall you are sure to see plenty of deer.

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We began our time at Malabar farm with the museum, very interesting and informative. Quite the vision of farming/food. Our tour of the mansion at Malabar farm took us back in time. It being the Christmas season, had the farm blanketed in snow. We were greeted with carolers as we entered the house. The guides really enjoy talking about the... More

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Grand Prairie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We had our second visit to the Malabar Farm in August; this time we were with grandchildren and the focus was on farm animals and the interactive museum. Our first time a few years ago, we toured the house; good that kids weren't along then. The house weaves together the vision of Louis Broomfield and stories about his famous collection... More

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Hilliard, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We visited both the farm and the restaurant on a very nice late summer day. The restaurant is a wonderful place to eat - service was good. The House tour and farm was very informative. Lots of history - Louis Bromfield was way ahead of his time - he had quite a vision. This is a great placed to tour... More

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