Things to Do: Summer

Explore Cranbrook Gardens for Free

Daily, 7:00am - 7:00pm

Enjoy free self-guided visits at 40 acres of gardens featuring extensive plantings, statuary, fountains, trails, and more!

Paid admission is required for tours and events.

Tour Cranbrook House

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Tour Cranbrook House, an Arts and Crafts-style masterpiece designed by Albert Kahn for the founders of Cranbrook Educational Community, George and Ellen Booth.

Tour Cranbrook Gardens

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Discover the story of the Booths, the history of the 40-acre Cranbrook Gardens, and the many sculptures and other works of art on the grounds. 

Portrait Photos

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The scenic gardens, iconic artwork, and other natural and tended outdoor spaces at Cranbrook Gardens are now available as an unforgettable backdrop for your portrait photos.

Cranbrook House Tour & Tea: Celebrating Ellen Booth's Birthday

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Celebrate Ellen Scripps Booth’s birthday with a guided tour of Cranbrook House followed by an elegant high tea in the library.

Conservatory Greenhouse

Mondays & Thursdays
11:00am - 2:00pm

Discover a tropical oasis at Cranbrook House & Gardens. The Conservatory Greenhouse features growing habitats for succulents, tropical plants, and orchids.

Become a Member

Support the preservation of a National Historic Landmark while enjoying:

  • Free Cranbrook House tour admission
  • Reciprocal admission privileges
  • Gardening and other volunteer opportunities
  • The chance to socialize with others with similar interests

Make a Donation

Help preserve our 1908 English Tudor manor, keep the surrounding 40 acres of gardens looking beautiful, and make tours and programs such as our Garden Webinars possible.

Photograph of the West/Library Terrace at Cranbrook House & Gardens, Summer 2018. Photograph by Eric Franchy. Copyright Cranbrook House & Gardens.

Download the Cranbrook App

Tour Cranbrook Gardens, the Conservatory Greenhouse, and other must-see attractions from anywhere with the Cranbrook app. Download it for free today and let it be your guide as you explore the gardens!

Data rates may apply - a strong WiFi connection is recommended.