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Meadow Brook Hall

350 Estate Drive, Rochester, MI 48309-1904
+1 248-364-6200
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Afternoon Tour

We took the 11 AM House Tour at Meadow Brook and found it very interesting. If you are interested... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shawn S
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
wonderfull historical estate

After we visited most of the historical estates in midwest and US this one stands out by its... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vladimir O
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Carmel, Indiana
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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. 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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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350 Estate Drive, Rochester, MI 48309-1904
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the 11 AM House Tour at Meadow Brook and found it very interesting. If you are interested in the Dodge Family history and motor company or the tudor architecture of England and early America, this is worth an hour of your time. Other...More

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After we visited most of the historical estates in midwest and US this one stands out by its beauty, unique sculptural features around the house and wonderful park. Tour of the house was also excellent. Thank you for keeping up this treasure for posterity.

Thank Vladimir O
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Though the wedding was beautiful, there were so many inconveniences I wanted to go home. Parking is approximately 3 city blocks (for anyone who lives in a city you know that is a larger block) from the main area. The slate and cobblestone sidewalks are...More

Thank aaleon00
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The mansion and grounds are beautiful. I was most impressed by the details the Dodge Wilson family incorporated into their home. The woodcarvings in the family room tell a detailed story, in the game room downstairs there's tiny game pieces carved into the door, everywhere...More

Thank Lori R
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The mansion is AWESOME and the tour guide was very good. I had trouble getting around with a cane and she saw to it my needs were met as it is a LARGE mansion. So many rooms and things to see. It is mind-boggling and...More

Thank j0hnt43
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Meadow Brook Hall is the historic home built by Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of auto pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, Alfred Wilson. It reminds me somewhat of Biltmore in Asheville, NC. You'll want to take your time and notice all the details around...More

Thank DanielTripper
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A magnificent home that belonged to the Dodge car family. Tours help provide insight to how a wealthy family lived. I highly recommend visiting this estate especially at Christmas. You will not be disappointed. I also recommend visiting the Ford estates in the Detroit Metro...More

Thank suegroen
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a Tudor revival style mansion located at 480 South Adams Road in Rochester Hills, Michigan, built between 1926 and 1929 by Matilda Dodge Wilson (the widow of auto pioneer John Francis Dodge) and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred G. Wilson. This place...More

Thank PNRao
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I love to tour Meadowbrook. This year I went for the garden show. There were people in the gardens to talk about the kinds of plants and their care. We also toured the house. The guides are always knowledgeable. They give a talk about the...More

Thank Beach1001
Reviewed 2 August 2017

A beautiful historic mansion nicely preserved on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Tours are available. It is beautifully decorated at Christmas

Thank Highlander-GG
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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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