Meadow Brook Daily Tours

A guided tour of the 88,000 square foot house takes visitors on a journey through time. The unique features of the home reflect the opulence of the country estate era, including elaborately detailed carved wood and stone, handmade hardware and ceramic art tile, ornately molded and carved plaster ceilings, stained glass window insets, crystal and art glass lighting fixtures, and gold-plated bathroom fittings.


Tour Tickets

Tickets are available onsite in our Museum ShopSingleDouble
(Weekends only)
Adult$15$25
Senior (62+)$12$19
Youth (6-12)$7.50$10
Child under 5FreeFree
Meadow Brook MemberFreeFree
OU Staff, Faculty and Alumni$10$15
OU StudentFreeFree
Museums for All:
Individuals with a SNAP EBT card and up to 3 guests
$3$3

Tours:

Holiday Walk | Experience the wonder of Meadow Brook Hall during the holidays. For more information click here.

House Tour | Tour the family’s opulent living quarters on the first three floors of The Hall.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour | Explore rarely-seen areas of The Hall on this special tour which includes staff wings, bathrooms, closets and playrooms.

Walking Estate Tour | Walk the grounds and learn the history of the estate, from the farm to the landscape and construction of Meadow Brook Hall. Entrance to the playhouses (Knole Cottage and Danny’s Cabin) and the Dodge Brothers exhibit is included.

Meadow Brook tour tickets may be purchased in the Museum Shop located inside Meadow Brook Hall.  All guests must be accompanied by a tour guide. Tours last approximately 1 to 1 hour and 15 minutes, depending on the size of the group.

Tour reservations are not required.


 Tour Schedule

Holiday Walk | November 29 to December 23

  • Daily 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and until 8 p.m. during Late Nights
  • Experience a Holiday Walk tour or participate in our enchanting series of events!

Winter | January 2020 – April 2020

House Tour:

  • Monday-Friday: 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Weekends: 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

In addition to daily Meadow Brook house tours, we also offer group tours, Holiday Walk tours, special tours, and youth tours.

Please note that Meadow Brook Hall will be closed on major holidays. For additional closed dates, click here.

The gardens and grounds are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Museums for All

Meadow Brook Hall is part of the Museums for All program program, which encourages people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. The program supports individuals receiving food assistance with a SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card by offering reduced admission for just $3. Individuals can show their SNAP EBT card in the Museum Shop for a discounted tour admission of $3 per person for up to four guests per card. The rate is valid for Daily House Tours, Behind the Scenes Tours, or Walking Estate Tours.


Visitors Needing Special Assistance

The Meadow Brook Hall General House Tour is barrier-free and wheelchair accessible.

We do allow electric wheelchairs and scooters in Meadow Brook Hall. However, due to the tight spaces in the historic home, they are limited to select areas of the house.

Areas that cannot be safely traversed with electric wheelchairs or scooters include the children’s bedroom wings, the French room, Adams room and English rooms. If absolutely necessary, we can arrange for the reservation of one of Meadow Brook’s wheelchairs for the visitor to use instead. In order to reserve a wheelchair, please confirm the date and time that the individual requesting this accommodation will be touring to ensure its availability.

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

Non-flash interior photography for personal use is allowed during tours, community programs and special events at Meadow Brook Hall. Photography is permitted for private, noncommercial use only. Photographs may be published on social media (we highly suggest you tag our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts). Photographs may not be published, sold, reproduced, distributed or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner.

For the safety and comfort of our visitors and the protection of this National Historic Landmark, we ask that you be aware of your surroundings and stay in permitted areas only. Complete policy statements regarding photography, videotaping and sketching/drawing/painting are available at the Visitor Service Desk inside The Hall or by clicking here.

For all photo and film inquiries, please call (248) 364-6220 to schedule a session. Fees apply.

to see a sneak peek of the general house tour, click here. 

 

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