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Meadow Brook Hall

350 Estate Dr, Rochester, MI 48309-4481
+1 248-364-6200
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Breathtaking!

I have visited Meadow Brook Hall several times and always walk away amazed! This is a 80,000 sq ft... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jan Y
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Woodland, Michigan
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A Magnificent Mansion - With An Even More Astounding History

Meadow Brook Hall surely ranks with the finest historic homes in America. It is truly magnificent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wayne B
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Brampton, Canada
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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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350 Estate Dr, Rochester, MI 48309-4481
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Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

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Shannon O, Public Relations Manager at Meadow Brook Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 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

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Reviewed 3 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!)

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

A trip to Meadowbrook Hall is a must for Detroit area visitors. It truly is a remarkable feat of engineering and architecture and a look back at how true Detroit Royalty lived. It has been kept up and decorated in the same fashion that it...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Unbelievable architecture, craftsmanship, size, and a chance to see what unlimited money can buy. The owners moved out after a few years and lived in a one story 3000 sq. ft. house nearby as the mansion was cold and way too much for their lives.

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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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