Meadow Brook Special Tours

In addition to Meadow Brook daily house tours for individuals or families, group tours, Holiday Walk tours and youth tours, we also offer a number of special tours and packages that help you make the most of your visit to Meadow Brook Hall. These include a behind the scenes tour, an estate tour, combination tours and special exhibits.

Meadow Brook Special Tour Tickets

Meadow Brook special 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.
  • Meadow Brook special tours last approximately 1 to 1-1/2 hours, depending on the size of the group.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour Admission

Explore rarely seen areas of The Hall on this special tour, which includes staff wings, bathrooms, closets and playrooms. This Meadow Brook special tour is offered daily May 31 through September 4 at 1:00 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. Admission cost for the Behind-the-Scenes Tour:

  • Adults: $15
  • Seniors 62 and older: $10
  • OU Faculty, Staff and Alumni with ID: $10
  • OU  students with ID: Free
  • Children 12 and under: Free
  • Meadow Brook Hall MEMBERs: Free

Estate Walking Tour

This informative tour takes you around the estate gardens and grounds, past numerous outbuildings and into Knole Cottage and Danny’s Cabin. This tour also includes entrance into the Dodge Brothers Exhibit. This Meadow Brook special tour is offered daily May 31 through September 4 at 1:00 p.m. Admission cost for the Estate Walking Tour:

  • Adults: $15
  • Seniors 62 and older: $10
  • OU Faculty, Staff and Alumni with ID: $10
  • OU/Cooley students with ID: Free
  • Children 12 and under: Free
  • Meadow Brook Hall MEMBER: Free

Combination Tour

Take full advantage of your visit to Meadow Brook Hall and enjoy two tours at a special discounted rate. This special Meadow Brook tour option is offered daily May 31 through September 4. Choose any two of the following tours for your combination tour package:

  • House Tour
  • Behind-the-Scenes Tour
  • Estate Walking Tour

Admission cost for the Combination Tour:

  • Adults: $25
  • Seniors 62 and older: $15
  • OU Faculty, Staff and Alumni with ID: $15
  • OU/Cooley students with ID: Free
  • Children 12 and under: Free
  • Meadow Brook Hall MEMBER: Free

Visitors Needing Special Assistance

  • The Meadow Brook Hall General House Tour is barrier-free and wheelchair accessible. The Behind-the-Scenes Tour is not handicapped accessible.
  • Guests with wheelchairs and walkers are welcome but several steep and narrow passageways prohibit their access to the Secret Staircase, the maids’ quarters and the entire 4th floor.
  • The Estate Walking Tour is not wheelchair-accessible. Guests should expect uneven walking paths, steps and hills along the path, as well as elements you would expect in nature.
  • To arrange for sign language interpretation of a tour or a special lecture, call (248) 364-6200.

Visitors Guidelines

Smoking is not permitted inside Meadow Brook Hall. We ask that you not touch the art and furnishings to help preserve The Hall and its collections for the future. Strollers, umbrellas and large bags and backpacks must be checked at the Visitor Services Desk.

Photography

Meadow Brook Hall is a National Historic Landmark. Photography/videography (including cell phones) is not permitted inside The Hall. Shots of the exterior of the building and gardens are permitted for those visitors who have purchased a standard or Behind-the-Scenes tour. Meadow Brook Hall must authorize any publication (print or electronic) of images of The Hall, its outbuildings, grounds and collections. Complete policy statements regarding photography, videotaping and sketching/drawing/painting are available at the Visitor Service Desk inside The Hall or by clicking here.

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For more information about Meadow Brook special tours, call (248) 364-6200 or complete our contact form.