Welcome to W.K. Kellogg Manor House
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The Manor is open for self-guided tours Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please call ahead as we have groups who have rented the Manor and we may be closed during those times. A mask is required for entry. There is no cost for the tour, however donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, please contact us at 269-671-2160 or email Manorhouse@kbs.msu.edu
The estate grounds remain open for self-guided walking tours from dawn to dusk. You are welcome to pick up a historical walking tour guide from our brochure rack on the office doors at the Manor House or download a pdf. version of our Historical Walking Tour.
The Mission of the W.K. Kellogg Manor House is to preserve and interpret the legacy of W.K. Kellogg’s education and philanthropy in a manner that invites community involvement and supports the mission the Kellogg Biological Station in education and outreach.
Built on the highest point overlooking Gull Lake in 1925-1926, the Manor House, with its awe-inspiring views and historic grandeur, is a lovely choice to host your next event. Weddings, conferences, and any event you can dream of will be wonderful with the Manor House as the setting, enchanting your guests with memories that will last a lifetime. Contact us for more information.
W.K. Kellogg Manor House is the former estate of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg and his wife, Dr. Carrie Staines Kellogg. Restored to its original grandeur in 2000, the home is rich with history and elegance with natural gardens around a lovely lakeside setting, making the Manor House truly a destination for all. The grounds include a carriage house with chauffeur’s residence, greenhouse with potting shed, caretaker’s cottage, boathouse, an authentic Dutch windmill, and a lakeside pagoda.
We welcome tour groups small and large all year-round. Between Chicago and Detroit, the Kellogg Manor House is a wonderful day trip for those interested in history and historic homes. Spend the whole day on KBS property with so many things to do! In addition to touring the inside of the Manor visitors can walk along the lake shore using our historical walking guide to see each of the original structures. Just minutes away guests can visit the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary and Dairy observation barn.