The Manor House proudly offers numerous opportunities to visit the Estate. Open House Tours, dinners, teas and more are offered throughout the year. Visit our Events Calendar for more information.
Open House Tours
Enjoy free admission to the W.K. Kellogg Manor House and Bird Sanctuary in celebration of W.K. Kellogg’s birthday!
Every year, the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station (KBS) hosts our Sustaining the Vision event at the W.K. Kellogg Manor House and Kellogg Bird Sanctuary to celebrate the philanthropic legacy of cereal magnate, W.K. Kellogg (1860-1951). The W.K. Kellogg foundation deeded the property in 1952 to Michigan State College now MSU’s Kellogg Biological Station used for education, research, and conservation.
The W.K. Kellogg Manor House, the Kellogg family’s former summer home on Gull Lake, will host an open house celebration from 11 am-4 pm. Admission is free. In honor of our 90 years at the estate this year enjoy character portrayals of the 1920’s residence of Eagle Heights. Character portrayal include W.K. Kellogg, Dr. Carrie Stains, Sister Hester, and others. For more information, please call 269-671-2160.
Kellogg Bird Sanctuary will also offer free admission from 11 am-4 p.m. Kellogg established the Bird Sanctuary in 1927 as a refuge for Canada Geese and other migratory birds. For more information, please call 269-671-2510.
Lakeside Concert -Sunday-2018 Date coming soon!
Tours of Manor 12-3 pm. Free.
Bring your lawn chair and picnic lunch and enjoy a relaxing afternoon listening to the Cereal City Concert Band on the lawn of the W.K. Kellogg Manor House.
Before the concert tours of the Manor House are offered from 12-3 pm.
Admission to both events is free.
For information on this event contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 269-671-2160.
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Friends and families will be delighted while indulging in the Manor House brunch buffet. Brunch offers seating at 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day and during the holidays. in many rooms of the Manor. A docent lead tour is offered after each brunch. Seating is limited. Visit our Calendar for more information. All reservations must be made by calling 269-671-2160 or emailing Conference@kbs.msu.edu.
Enjoy the wonderful historical ambiance of the Manor House while dining in our elegant living or dining rooms, where many fine meals have taken place in years past. We would love to host your next event and delight your guests with superior service. Our gourmet dinner is sure to satisfy even the most sophisticated palate. We offer several opportunities to join us for dinner throughout the year. Before dinner, a docent-led tour is offered for your enjoyment. Make a night of it and stay in one of our historical cottages. A full list of our upcoming dinners are located on our Events Calendar. Reservations required. A cocktail menu will be presented at each event. We accept all major credit cards and cash for all purchases at event.
Enjoy the warm glow of the fireplace and twinkle lights while dining on a gourmet four-course dinner in either the living or dining room of the Manor House.We are sure you will want to make this a holiday tradition for years to come. Did you know you can rent the Manor House for a private celebration for your family or corporate gathering. Contact us at Manorhouse@kbs.msu.edu for more information.
What a great way to host your next group luncheon than to spend it overlooking beautiful Gull Lake and our gardens? We specialize in catering to corporate groups, garden clubs and special celebrations. Contact us by filling out our inquiry form and a representative for the Events Office will contact you in 2-3 business days.
Let us help plan your company or family holiday party by calling 269-671-2160.
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR COMMUNITY EVENTS: Reservations must be cancelled at least two (2) business days prior to the event for a full refund. If the Manor House cancels an event due to inclement weather or other act of god then you will be credited for the entire amount and notified of the cancellation.
Tours during the Holidays
Tours are offered from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on: Friday, November 24 and Saturdays, November 25, December 2, 9, 16 and 23
$5.00 per person kids/adults/seniors. Children 4 and younger are free. Members are free.
The W.K. Kellogg Manor House is beautifully decorated each year for the holidays and hosts a variety of seasonal events during November and December.