Meadow Brook Hall is a Tudor revival style mansion located at 350 Estate Drive in Rochester Hills, Michigan. It was built between 1926 and 1929 by the heiress to the Dodge automaker fortune, Matilda Dodge Wilson and her second husband, lumber baron, Alfred Wilson. Covering 88,000 square feet (8,200 m2) with 110 rooms,the structure is the fourth largest historic mansion museum in the United States, and is classified as one of America's Castles. In 1957, the mansion and the surrounding property and buildings were donated to the state of Michigan in order to fund Michigan State University–Oakland, now known as Oakland University. The structure was named a National Historic Landmark in 2012.Take a look at our Rochester online holiday planner to schedule your visit to Meadow Brook Hall and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Toured, self guided, this beautiful mansion near Christmas. The craftsmanship here is top notch. Every room a wonder. A decorated Cheistmas tree in almost every room. Staff was friendly and informed..... more »
It's a wonderful place. Every time I go there I think: it's a best season to visit. In summer lot of flowers, lot of colors in fall and blossom trees in spring. During Christmas house and park are... more »
This is a wonderful place for people to find the old time nostalgia. Walking back time in history, try to imagine a life far far away from us. It's very soothing and relax. Our tour guide is Kevin. He's a great young man with tons of knowledge about this place. Thanks!
Definitely worth the visit. Fascinating building, with unique details. Plan to spend the better part of the day here to take in everything. Bring your own food though because they don't have a cafe.
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