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Meadow Brook Hall

350 Estate Dr, Rochester, MI 48309-4481
+1 248-364-6200
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Beautiful Tudor Revival mansion

Yes, it's a chance to see how the extremely wealthy lived a few decades ago, but the house was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dcaldwellny
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New York City, New York
Wedding Reception

Very stunning venue. Went for a Wedding Reception on a Saturday night. Only saw a small portion of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Greg S
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Holt, Michigan
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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...more
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350 Estate Dr, Rochester, MI 48309-4481
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+1 248-364-6200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it's a chance to see how the extremely wealthy lived a few decades ago, but the house was built and decorated with such beautiful taste (and a sense of humor!... check out the wooden friezes in Wilson's office). The grounds are lovely, too.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very stunning venue. Went for a Wedding Reception on a Saturday night. Only saw a small portion of the Hall, but what we saw was magnificent. The food and service was fantastic, and all the employees were terrific! Bravo.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Meadow Brook Hall several times and always walk away amazed! This is a 80,000 sq ft home rich in history and detail. Even though John Dodge’s money built the home he never lived there. If you enjoy touring old homes this one...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Meadow Brook Hall surely ranks with the finest historic homes in America. It is truly magnificent in every manner, one of it's distinguishing architectural details being 39 tall, distinctive chimneys, each having a separate artistic and ornate design. The 1500 acre estate contains several interesting...More

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Shannon O, Public Relations Manager at Meadow Brook Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so glad your enjoyed your tour with us and took the time to review us here. We hope to see you back at The Hall soon.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I invited my husband on a weekday to visit this beautiful house... we loved the tour and getting to know the history of the house. The lady walking us through gave a wonderful explanation of the style of the house... its finishing... and the Dodge...More

Thank Alicia W
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Shannon O, Public Relations Manager at Meadow Brook Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you could join us for a tour and hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The minute you walk in You sense that it was going to be a special tour . The architecture was amazing & the craftmanship was unlike any thing we ever saw. right down to the finest details. The hidden stairways, 100+ rooms, 20+ bathrooms, so...More

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Shannon O, Public Relations Manager at Meadow Brook Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your tour and hope to see you at The Hall again!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Meadowbrook AKA The Dodge Mansion is an incredible property as well as grounds surrounding. Very family friendly as well as great for history buffs. Gorgeous architecture and numerous photography opportunities with the exterior of the property being a particularly amazing backdrop in at least 3...More

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Shannon O, Public Relations Manager at Meadow Brook Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you've enjoyed Meadow Brook Hall.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have visited Meadow Brook many times over the years. It is a truly beautiful home and worth a visit when in the area. Christmas time at Meadow Brook is especially gorgeous! Have also attended weddings at Meadow Brook and they were all really lovely....More

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Shannon O, Public Relations Manager at Meadow Brook Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you've had great experiences at the Hall. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

For nearly one hundred years this stunning masterpiece of architecture, interioos and garden designs has graced our community. Today, even more so than in it's beginning, we are overwhelmed with it's beauty, strength and magnitude. A showing of this size, 88.000 sq.ft., can easily be...More

Thank Lori B
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Our family enjoys visiting Meadow Brook Hall throughout the year. We enjoy the tours, the jazz, the holiday decorating. We recommend you watch the calendar and visit for all seasons. (PS: They do weddings, but that is no pressure!)

Thank Laura G
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farleyw
26 September 2016|
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Response from bldbeach | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very close to a road with lots of stores, hotels, etc. Town of Rochester about 20 minute drive, with several hotels.
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danirenee2282
13 June 2015|
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Response from Shannon O | Property representative |
Yes, Knole Cottage the playhouse built for Frances Dodge is still on the estate property. Visitors can tour the interior of the playhouse during the guided estate walking tour. Regarding pictures offline, I am not sure what... More
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