Meadow Brook Tours


Meadow Brook tours take visitors on a journey through time to learn about the historic mansion and the people who lived and worked there in the 20th century. From exquisite décor to practical details, the 88,000-square foot, 110-room mansion is sure to enchant visitors. Our lively collection of tours are available throughout the year.

A National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook Hall is a museum, cultural center and wedding and events venue. Built in 1929, Meadow Brook represents one of the finest examples of Tudor-revival architecture in America, and is especially renowned for its superb craftsmanship, architectural detailing and grand scale.

All Meadow Brook tour tickets must be booked online in advance. Our current tour options are available below!


Meadow Brook Tour Tickets

Ticket Prices

Self-Guided Tour All Guided Tours
Adults$10$15
Seniors aged 62 and over$7$10
Youth aged 6-12$5$7
Children 5 and underFreeFree
Museums for All
(Please book onsite)
$3$3
Oakland University Students
(Must show OU ID)
FreeFree
Oakland University Faculty & Staff
(Must show OU ID)
$7$10
Meadow Brook Members
(Must enter promo code)
FreeFree

Members Tour Free

 

Meadow Brook Hall members enjoy free touring year round. Members will be emailed a special code. Members must book tickets online in advance by selecting a date and entering the special code at checkout.

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Members receive free touring throughout the year, along with free access to our two holiday experiences – Winter Wonder Lights and Holiday Walk!

Interested in becoming a Meadow Brook member? Visit meadowbrookhall.org/membership for more details!


Visitor Health & Safety

Visitor safety is our top priority. In order to protect our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, visitors are required to:

  • Wear a face mask 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

Full health and safety information is available at meadowbrookhall.org/covid19.


Self-Guided House Tour

 

Friday-Monday | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., last admittance at 3 p.m.

Explore all three main levels of historic Meadow Brook Hall at your own pace with special insight from a new visitor app. See the grand living spaces and get a feel for how the automotive aristocracy lived.

Guests may arrive any time between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on the day of their visit.

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Guided House Tour

 

Fridays – Mondays | 11:30 a.m. 

The guided tour of Meadow Brook Hall takes visitors on a journey through the three main living levels of the historic mansion with a knowledgeable docent guide. Learn the incredible story of the pioneering Dodge and Wilson families and marvel at the grand spaces and beautiful details that makes Meadow Brook unique.

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Guided Behind-the-Scenes Tour

 

Fridays & Mondays | 1 p.m.

Saturdays & Sundays | 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m.

The Behind-The-Scenes tour takes visitors on a journey to rarely-seen areas of Meadow Brook Hall on this special tour, which includes staff wings, bathrooms, closets, playrooms and even our China Vault that includes vintage liquor from the Prohibition-era. This guided tour provides special insight into what life was like for the Dodge and Wilson family and those who lived and worked at Meadow Brook Hall.

Please note, some areas of the Behind-the-Scenes tour are not wheelchair or handicap accessible.

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


COVID-19 Precautions

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.


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

Electric wheelchairs and scooters are allowed inside Meadow Brook Hall where space permits. Our Guided and Self-Guided House tours are barrier-free and wheelchair accessible. The Behind-the-Scenes tour is not fully wheelchair accessible.

Wheelchairs are available onsite. Please call (248) 364-6200 to reserve a wheelchair or for additional accessibility information.

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.

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Meadow Brook Hall is located at 350 Estate Drive, Rochester, Mich., on the campus of Oakland University. For more information about getting there, visit our Hours, Directions and Parking page

Contact Us

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