Step back in time to a golden era of craftsmanship on a guided tour of Cranbrook House featuring lunch in the Library.
Learn about the Booth family and their treasured estate while viewing handcrafted furniture, tapestries, tiles, stained glass, and other works of art on the first floor of the manor. Highlights include the Library, Oak Room, and Dining Room.
Book your tour and lunch at this historic attraction today!
Buffet Lunch Menu
Spring greens + hearts of romaine
Chicken cherry salad + tuna salad
Hard boiled eggs
Chopped turkey, chopped ham, sliced tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, chopped onions, kalamata olives, house made croutons
Red wine herb vinaigrette + herb ranch
Rolls + whipped butter
Chef’s choice dessert
Fresh brewed coffee and tea service, ice water, lemonade, and iced tea
Reservations are required 10 days before the tour and lunch.
Please click the button at the bottom of this page or call 248.645.3149 to register now.
About Cranbrook House
Cranbrook House is the former family home of George Gough Booth and Ellen Scripps Booth, the philanthropists who founded Cranbrook Educational Community, a National Historic Landmark. The 1908 English Tudor house was designed by renowned Detroit architect Albert Kahn in the Arts and Crafts style. The home is now the oldest surviving Tudoresque manor in metro Detroit open for public tours.
Tours are offered by Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary volunteers.
Note that guests outside of your party may be seated at your table if you have less than eight guests. If you would like to be seated with guests from another party, please note that in the "Comments" section of the registration form.
We require a minimum of 20 guests to offer this lunch. We encourage you to invite your family and friends to join you!
Cranbrook House Library photograph by James Haefner. Courtesy of Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research.
All other Cranbrook House photography by Eric Franchy, Cranbrook House & Gardens PR Manager.
Please visit our main Cranbrook House Tour and Lunch Information webpage for additional details about the tour, including accessibility, our refund policy, and where to go when you arrive.