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Meadow Brook Hall

Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Beautiful Historical site

My husband and I got married here in 2016 and have come back for many visits since. From Christmas... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Serena S
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Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United States
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Breathtakingly beautiful!

My 2nd time here. I would always go back for the tours as the have different tours of the mansion... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Wennessa L
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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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I got married here in 2016 and have come back for many visits since. From Christmas tours to plant sales. This place is absolutely magical year round.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My 2nd time here. I would always go back for the tours as the have different tours of the mansion for different seasons. Extremely educational tours. Would encourage checking out if they have any public events there. If you appreciate architecture and intricate design, this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a must see if you are in the Rochester Hills area of Michigan near Detroit. A huge estate built in the 1920’s by a widow of an auto baron and then wife of a lumber baron. Make sure you check the tour times...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank rmeade88
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We took my in-law for a local sight seeing trip to the Hall. My father-in-law is a photographer and really enjoyed the site. We took the general tour, and I will be back for behind the scenes tour and holiday tour for sure. What a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank KoKoLee
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this 88,000 sq ft home of Dodge Wilson family in Rochester, Michigan the other day. Took the home tour. Very interesting architecture Tudor Style. It was a HUGE home and at least an hour. Many intriguing aspects of home, hidden stairwells...grounds are used to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

The place is very nice. It is a historical place that is worth a visit. Regular price for a tour is $15. There are discounts available for various groups.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank EdwardShelby
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This is one of the best country houses that I have visited. Very interesting architecture. Take the behind the scenes tour to get a complete picture of how the whole house works.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank e a
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Slightly past the gilded age, this mansion (and it is a mansion!) shows what serious money could do in the 1920s. There are some historic Dodge cars, but this is less about the Dodges than John's widow and her second husband - who seems a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank scott r
Reviewed 2 September 2018

MBH is an historic mansion on the campus of Oakland University. It was built in the 1920s by the University's patron, Matilda Wilson, widow of John Dodge of Detroit automotive fame. The house is meticulously maintained, and contains either original or period furnishings. The docent-led...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank BuffyLou
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Beautiful mansion and informative tour. Nice to see how the other half lived. If you love history, love Dodges and architecture, this is the place to be.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Shannon O, Public Relations Manager at Meadow Brook Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed spending part of your day with us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

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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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