Meadow Brook Daily Tours
A self-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.
Meadow Brook Hall is currently closed for public touring.
We will be open for Winter Wonder Lights tours only, beginning Friday, Dec. 11.
Please note that Meadow Brook Hall will be closed on major holidays. For additional closed dates, click here.
Guest safety is our top priority. In order to protect our community, we ask guests to:
- Wear a face covering indoors
- Maintain physical distancing by staying 6 feet apart from others
- Please stay home if they are feeling sick or have a temperature of 100 F or higher
Please check back to meadowbrookhall.org/covid19 for updates as the situation requires.
Winter Wonder Lights
Starting Dec. 11, 2020
Winter Wonder Lights is a self-guided outdoor light attraction featuring unique interactive environments across the grounds of Meadow Brook Hall.
All Winter Wonder Lights tickets must be purchased online in advance at meadowbrookholidays.com. Tickets are booked for a specific date and time to ensure a positive experience and safe guest capacity.
You must arrive during the Entry Time reflected on your ticket (e.g., 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.) and expect to spend approximately 1.5 hours touring, though you may stay for as long as you want within our hours of operation.
All areas of Winter Wonder Lights are accessible to strollers, wheelchairs and power scooters.
Visit meadowbrookholidays.com for more details!
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 (Wilson Playhouse, Knole Cottage and Danny’s Cabin) is included.
Winter Wonder Lights | Experience Michigan’s most dazzling new outdoor light show on the grounds of Meadow Brook Hall.
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.
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.
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.
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