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Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

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Address: 714 N Portage Path, Akron, OH 44303-1363
Phone Number: +1 888-836-5533
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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, located in Akron, Ohio, is the former home...

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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America's Best Garden

I read about this location in a garden book and i had to check out their claim (quoted in my title) of the most beautiful garden in USA. We visited in June during rose season... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Wixom, Michigan
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Wixom, Michigan
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I read about this location in a garden book and i had to check out their claim (quoted in my title) of the most beautiful garden in USA. We visited in June during rose season but this year's heat made a late June visit too late. We did the mansion tour and garden tour but ran out of time to... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to bring the kids, a date, or your grandparents. There's something for everyone here. Lots of special events too

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Historic property with exceptional buildings, gardens, grounds and professional staff. The property has multiple entertainment options throughout the year, indoors and outdoors.

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StanHywet, Public Relations Manager at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you! We hope to see you again on the estate soon. More 

Richfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful house, gardens and lands. Tours available if you want some history, but you can explore on your own too. They have Art shows, auto shows and other events on the grounds. Also photo contests where you are able to photograph inside and out and compete.

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StanHywet, Public Relations Manager at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review. Our artisan craft show, Ohio Mart is Oct. 6-9, 2016 and it's the 50th anniversary. Deck the Hall is our wonderful holiday event in December. Hope to see you at both events, or sooner. More 

Ocean Creek Resort
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We love attending our grinds weddings there! The grounds are amazing!! The staff was very friendly too!!

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StanHywet, Public Relations Manager at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks! Our top-notch horticulture staff works hard all year to maintain our historic grounds. And our entire staff as well as dedicated volunteers all pride themselves on creating the best guest experience. We hope to see you again very soon. More 

Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great tour of one of Akron's wealthy families estates. Many "modern" innovations were built into this home long before what we think of as common place items today were even heard of by middle class families. The home is well preserved and the tour guides are wonderful. The gardens are beautiful at anytime of the year.

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StanHywet, Public Relations Manager at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Hope to see you on the estate soon! More 

Akon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful stop to make as a destination , Stan Hywet offers a peek into life of the wealthy in the 20's up to the 1950's. The Siberling family knew how to entertain, The tour of the house is grand , walking the lawns is wonderful, flower gardens are specatulor, gift shop offers a varity of very nice items and the... More 

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StanHywet, Public Relations Manager at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks so much! Hope to see you on the estate this fall or during the holidays for our spectacular DECK THE HALL. More 

Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a must see for anyone visiting Akron. We have toured many historic homes/landmarks and Stan Hywet is one of the few with the warmth and character that you could imagine living and raising a family there. The grounds are immaculate and there are so many seasonal events and exhibits, you see something new every time. Mansion tours are... More 

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StanHywet, Public Relations Manager at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks so much. The furnishings in the Manor House are 95% original --one reason that the house feels "real." We feature a new theme with new exhibits each season (April-Dec.) so that the Manor House and grounds tell more and different stories about the Seiberling family and the history of the Estate. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Medina, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here last year for Christmas Tour, the lights were fabulous, the tour was great and will definitely make this a yearly family tradition.

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StanHywet, Public Relations Manager at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, responded to this review

Thanks! DECK THE HALL, our holiday event begins the evening after Thanksgiving and then select evenings through the month of December. stanhywet.org has all the details! New this year is a second animated window --a bakeshop -- in the Courtyard. Also new is the life-sized animatronic reindeer, keeping company with Santa. We look forward to seeing you soon! More 

LOCKPORT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited about 5 years ago when my sister lived in Akron. I enjoyed it so much, I brought my husband and 2 teenage daughters to see it. I strongly recommend taking a guided tour of the house. The guides are very well versed in the house and the family and you get so much more than if you took... More 

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