Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is closed for cleaning & restoration. We reopen for tours on April 3, 2018.

 

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is the former American Country Estate of F.A. Seiberling, co-founder of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. The estate features a historic 65-room Tudor Revival Manor House, Gothic Revival Conservatory, Gate Lodge (birthplace of Alcoholics Anonymous) and approximately 70 acres of artistically landscaped grounds and formal gardens.


NOTE: Each guided tour has a capacity limit. We encourage you to purchase tour tickets in advance by clicking on the appropriate link below, or by calling our ticket office at 330-315-3287.


Tour Options

Guided Manor House Tour

Offered on the hour: 11am-4pm

Guided Manor House Tour

Experience the Manor House through the eyes of a trained interpreter and learn what life was like when the Seiberling family called this estate “home.” Visit interior spaces including the Great Hall, Music Room, Plunge (indoor swimming pool), and the Master Bedroom. Admission includes a Guided Manor House Tour, Self-Guided Garden Tour, Gate Lodge and a visit to the Corbin Conservatory. The tour lasts approximately 1 – 1 ½ hours.

Ticket Prices:

  • Stan Hywet Members: 50% off the non-member price
  • Non-Member Adult: $19
  • Non-Member Youth 6-17yrs.: $8
  • Buy tickets online before you arrive.

Youth Tour (New!) 

Begins June 1 | Offered at 11:15am and 2:15pm

This abbreviated guided tour is geared toward children up to age 10 and focuses on what life was like 100 years ago at Stan Hywet Hall.  Given from the perspective of young Franklin Seiberling, the tour explains to students the differences between their world and what it was like for Franklin growing up on the estate a century ago.  The tour highlights 14 rooms in the Manor House with several interactive stations including telephones, musical instruments, kitchen utensils, sporting equipment, vintage games, etc.  Included with this tour is a self-guided tour of the gardens, conservatory and Gate Lodge.

The Youth Tour lasts 30-40 minutes.

Ticket Prices

  • Pricing:  Members:  50% off the non-member price
  • Non-Member Adult: $17
  • Non-Member Youth (6-17yrs): $7

Nooks & Crannies Tour 

Offered at 11:30am, 1:30pm and 3:30pm

This guided behind-the-scenes tour of the Manor House includes the rooms that were once the domestic and service areas when the Seiberling family lived at Stan Hywet. The tour includes the domestic staff living and dining quarters, Head Housekeeper’s Office, fourth floor Infirmary located in the Tower, lower level Changing Room, Wine Room and Laundry Room. Admission for this tour also includes a Self-Guided Manor House Tour, and visits to the Gate Lodge and Corbin Conservatory.

The Nooks & Crannies tour lasts a minimum of 1½ hours. 

NOTE: this tour includes several flights of stairs and narrow passageways and is not recommended for guests who are unable to stand or walk for long distances.

Ticket Prices:


Self-Guided Manor House Tour

Tour anytime between from 11-4:30pm

The Self-Guided Manor House Tour is for guests who would like to experience Stan Hywet Hall at their own pace. Admission includes Self-Guided Manor House tour, visitor guide, Self-Guided Garden Tour, and visits to the Gate Lodge and Corbin Conservatory. 

Ticket Prices:

  • Stan Hywet Members: Free
  • Non-Member Adult: $15
  • Non-Member Youth 6-17yrs.: $6
  • Purchase this ticket upon arrival.

Gardens, Gate Lodge & Conservatory

Daytime hours are 11am-4:30pm

Gardens, Gate Lodge Tickets

Enjoy Stan Hywet’s historic grounds and gardens at your own pace on this self-guided tour. This tour includes all gardens as well as visits to the Gate Lodge and Corbin Conservatory.  It also includes the Playgarden and Homes of Nature.

Ticket Prices:

  • Stan Hywet Members: Free
  • Non-Member Adult: $12
  • Non-Member Youth 6-17yrs.: $5
  • Purchase this ticket upon arrival

Gate Lodge Self-Guided Tour

Open for self-guided tours 11am-4:30pm

This special exhibit celebrates and recounts the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous and acknowledges the Gate Lodge as a monument to a movement that has positively impacted individuals and their families since 1935.

Ticket Prices:

  • Stan Hywet Members: Free
  • Non-Members: $6
  • Purchase this ticket upon arrival.

Grand Estate Tour

This tour is offered May 1 - Sept. 30.  It returns in 2018!

Grand Estate Tour

Experience the former American Country Estate of the Seiberling family through the eyes of a trained interpreter.  Guests will discover significant historical landscape elements that made the grounds and gardens unique to the estate and experience what life must have been like to live inside the Tudor Revival Manor House.
 
Highlights of the garden portion of the tour include the West Terrace and Overlook, Japanese Garden, Lagoon, English Garden and London Plane Tree Allee. Please note that this is not a plant-identification tour. 
 
Highlights of the Guided Manor House tour include the 2,700 square foot Music Room featuring a one-of-a-kind Aeolian Organ, the three-story high Great Hall, Master Bedroom featuring 17th century oak paneling and the indoor swimming pool referred to as the “Plunge.”
 

This tour lasts approximately 2-1/2 hours.

*Please note:  This tour may be cancelled due to inclement weather. 

Ticket Prices

  • Stan Hywet Members: 50% off the non-member price
  • Non-member Adult: $24
  • Non-member Youth 6-17 yrs.: $10
  • Buy your Grand Estate tickets online before you arrive

 


Additional Discounts & Information 

  • Youth pricing available to students with valid college ID.
  • Seniors (60+): 50% off any tour on Tuesdays only. Please purchase your ticket in person upon arrival to receive the Tuesday senior discount. This discount is not available online. This senior discount does not apply to any of our special events:  Teas, Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast, Mother's Day, Father's Day Car Show, LightNights, Molto Bello Car Show, Ohio Mart, Murder in the Mansion, Deck the Hall.
  • Military: 50% off any regular daytime tour with military ID. Discount not available online. The military discount does not apply to any of our special events:  Teas, Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast, Mother's Day, Father's Day Car Show,  LightNights, Molto Bello Car Show, Ohio Mart, Murder in the Mansion and Deck the Hall. To receive this discount for a regular daytime tour, you  must purchase your ticket in person when you arrive.
  • AAA: $1.00 off of any adult ticket price with AAA card. The AAA discount does not apply to any of our special events:  Teas, Easter Egg Hunt & Breakfast, Mother's Day, Father's Day Car Show, LightNights, Molto Bello Car Show, Ohio Mart, Murder in the Mansion, Deck the Hall. To receive this discount for a regular daytime tour, you  must purchase your ticket in person when you arrive.
  • Stan Hywet is CLOSED on Mondays, except  Memorial Day and Labor Day.

 

Note: The above discounts do not apply to special events or public programs. This includes Teas, Egg Hunt & Egghunt, Father's Day Car Show, LightNights, Ohio Mart, Murder in the Mansion, and Deck the Hall.  


From time to time, photos will be taken of guests visiting Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.  Stan Hywet reserves the right to use these photos for communication, promotional and marketing purposes.