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Experience America’s most famous farm, the 900 acre country estate of Pulitzer Prize winning author, farmer and conservationist, Louis Bromfield. Our Visitor Center is full of interactive displays, and home to the Malabar Farm Gift Shop featuring unique Ohio-made items, Bromfield’s books, and farm fresh products. Walk through the barn and visit the animals, ride a farm wagon and tour the home where Hollywood stars Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married.

Malabar Farm offers family friendly events and workshops throughout the year, including the Maple Syrup Festival held each March and the Ohio Heritage Days Festival every September.

Contact Malabar Farm State Park for hours and dates open.

 

 

 

 

 

James Whitmore (Brooks) and Clancy Brown (Captain Hadley) were both taken on a personal tour of the Big House at Malabar Farm by local tour guides. You can tour the 32-room home of Louis Bromfield, Pulitzer Prize winning author.  Pugh Cabin, located on the grounds of Malabar Farm State Park, was used as in the opening scene of The Shawshank Redemption.

Visit ShawshankTrail.com for a list of all filming sites.

Experience America’s most famous farm, the 900 acre country estate of Pulitzer Prize winning author, farmer and conservationist, Louis Bromfield. Our Visitor Center is full of interactive displays and home to the Malabar Farm Gift Shop featuring unique Ohio-made items, Bromfield’s books, and farm fresh products. Walk through the barn and visit the animals, ride a farm wagon and tour the home where Hollywood stars Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married.

Malabar Farm offers family friendly events throughout the year, including the Maple Syrup Festival held in March and the Ohio Heritage Days Festival the last Saturday and Sunday in September.

GROUP TRAVEL CONTACT:
419-892-2784
www.ohiodnr.gov

GROUP INFORMATION:
Group tour price: Inquire about cost for House Tour and Wagon Ride.

Located in the woods at Malabar Farm is a log home called the Pugh cabin. Built in the 1940s by a neighbor of Louis Bromfield, the cabin is the perfect retreat for meetings, conferences, receptions, and other gatherings which demand a natural, undisturbed environment. The log home features two enormous fireplaces fashioned from native sandstone, as well as two ornate chandeliers which once graced a bank in Mansfield. As a meeting place, the Pugh Cabin features an air conditioned main room which can accommodate fifty people, a lobby area, a modern kitchen and bath, a roofed porch in the rear, a grill, and outdoor tables for meetings and cookouts with a woodsy flavor.

The Pugh cabin is available for rental. For rental of the Pugh cabin, the Maple Cabin (overnight), and the Shelter House, you may make online reservations at www.reserveohio.com.  For more information on other rentals at Malabar Farm, like the barn, please visit www.reserveohio.com, or call the park office at (419)-892-2784.

MEETING PLANNER CONTACT:

SERVICES & AMENITIES:
Lodging property: Yes, 1 Cabin and Seasonal Primitive Campsites
Restaurant: Nearby
In-house catering: No
External catering permitted: Yes
Wifi Access: No
Projector available: No
A/V Screen: No
Handicap accessible: Yes

TOTAL SPACE/CAPACITY:
# of meeting rooms: 5
Total meeting space (sq.ft.): 1,714
Largest meeting space (sq.ft.): 660

Meeting Room SQ.
FT.
Width By
Length
Theatre
Seating
Classroom
Seating
Banquet
Seating
Reception
Seating
Pugh Cabin N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Main Meeting
Room
660 20 ‘x 33’ 50 30 36 25
Covered Porch 234 13 ‘x 18’ 30 24 24 24
Lobby 324 36 ‘x 9’ N/A 15 N/A 10
Welcome Center 500 N/A 40 25 N/A N/A

December 2022

Candlelight Holiday Tours at Malabar Farm

Candlelight Holiday Tours at Malabar Farm

Tour the Big House while it’s decorated for the holidays and enjoy entertainment, cookies, and warm refreshments. Purchase tickets in the Visitor Center Gift Shop: $6 for adults and $4 for yout...
December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Candlelight Holiday Tours at Malabar Farm

Candlelight Holiday Tours at Malabar Farm

Tour the Big House while it’s decorated for the holidays and enjoy entertainment, cookies, and warm refreshments. Purchase tickets in the Visitor Center Gift Shop: $6 for adults and $4 for yout...
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Candlelight Holiday Tours at Malabar Farm

Candlelight Holiday Tours at Malabar Farm

Tour the Big House while it’s decorated for the holidays and enjoy entertainment, cookies, and warm refreshments. Purchase tickets in the Visitor Center Gift Shop: $6 for adults and $4 for yout...
December 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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