The Holidays at Meadow Brook feature indoor sights and outdoor lights with Holiday Walk and Winter Wonder Lights.

Meadow Brook earns Third Place in USA Today’s Best Historic Holiday Home Tour

Meadow Brook Hall has earned third place in USA Today’s 2022 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards! The expert panel selected Meadow Brook Hall as Michigan’s only contender for Best Historic Home Tour from a pool of nearly two dozen historic house museums across the country.

The Holidays at Meadow Brook Hall feature Holiday Walk and Winter Wonderlights.See the full list of winners here!

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A National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook was built by Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of auto pioneer John Dodge. Constructed in Rochester, Mich. between 1926 and 1929, the 110-room Tudor mansion is especially renowned for its superb craftsmanship, architectural detailing and grand scale.

The Holidays at Meadow Brook offer two dazzling ways to experience the estate. By day, our beloved annual Holiday Walk transports visitors through the historic mansion decked in shimmering splendor, while Winter Wonder Lights transforms the estate at night into a breathtaking light show featuring music, seasonal treats and holiday magic.

The Holidays at Meadow Brook will run until Friday, Dec. 30, 2022. Tickets are on sale now at!