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Malabar Farm State Park

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Address: 4050 Bromfield Rd, Lucas, OH 44843-9745
Phone Number: 419-892-2784
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Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Park that features a working farm and the 32-room country home built by...

Park that features a working farm and the 32-room country home built by Pulitzer prize-winning author, Louis Bromfield.

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a step back in time

We took the farm & house tour on a weekday afternoon and enjoyed hearing the history of Malabar Farm and it's owner Louis Bromfield. Visiting the house was like stepping back in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Boone, North Carolina
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Boone, North Carolina
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the farm & house tour on a weekday afternoon and enjoyed hearing the history of Malabar Farm and it's owner Louis Bromfield. Visiting the house was like stepping back in time, it looks like he had left it yesterday. Nice collections, especially the Grandma Moses paintings given to him by the artist. Did not check out any hiking... More 

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East Liverpool, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful and friendly staff willing to answer any and all questions in detail. The tour was excellent, the wagon tour could have more information, but I realize it is difficult to talk above the tractor. I will be back.

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Bellville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely farm with scenic views and plenty of things for the whole family. We especially like Heritage Days and tend to go each year. The House Tour is interesting and full of small tidbits of historical information. The grounds are kept beautiful, the buildings are in great shape, and it takes you away from the city life. Highly recommend a... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

There are a few trails here but we ended up making our own. There isn’t a lot to do and it can be confusing, especially when you’re trying to find the cemetery but the map they gave us didn’t make sense. Turns out the way to reach it is between the house and the barn, through the driveway.

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Thank Michigan_Family3
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Visiting Malabar Farm State Park would not be on my bucket list, but it's a nice outing and Sunday drive. The wagon tour of the farm was disappointing, for it was a bumpy ride and not much excitement was going on the day we visited. I understand there are various events throughout the year that brings thousands of visitors to... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

The countryside surrounding Malabar Farm is really quite breathtaking. Do have dinner at the Restaurant, you will not be disappointed!

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Pataskala, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Louis bromfield is one of my husband's favorite authors so he really enjoyed the tour of his home and learning about his farming ideals. It was a very informative tour and the grounds are beautiful. We will return.

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Westerville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Malabar Farm is a working Ohio State Park Historic Landmark located in Lucas, OH. We had a wonderful guided tour throughout the Big House, an outside tour of the hundreds of picturesque acres in an open air vehicle and a great lunch at the nearby restaurant. I am sure Louis Bromfield , Bogey and Bacall are smiling down.....

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

My wife and I try to hike different areas in her Ohio Hiking Trails weekly. We did the Malabar Farm State Park one Sunday and it was fun. Unfortunately, it had rained and you do not want to do some of the trails in tennis shoes afterwards.

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Mentor, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Have heard about the Malabar Farm for some time and finally had made of point to check it out. Working farm with some fantastic history about the pulitzer prize winning author. We took the Big House tour and it is a relic to see. Like I mentioned earlier, it is a working farm. In one of the barns a goat... More 

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