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Frank Lloyd Wright Trust Tours

209 S La Salle St, The Rookery Light Court, Chicago, IL 60604-1219
+1 312-994-4000
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History, architecture, and photography opportunities await you here

I took the guided tour (pay ahead of time in the lobby store and then show up 5 minutes early for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HappyCamperMe
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San Francisco, California
Frank Lloyd Wright tour was very interesting!

We enjoyed ourselves we went through his house and studio! I learned a lot there is a nice gift... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Marlene J
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209 S La Salle St, The Rookery Light Court, Chicago, IL 60604-1219
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the guided tour (pay ahead of time in the lobby store and then show up 5 minutes early for tour time to get your tour badge. It is a walking tour (inside and outside of the building) and you do get to climb...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves we went through his house and studio! I learned a lot there is a nice gift shop! If you like Frank Lloyd Wright I recommend it!

Thank Marlene J
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the Rookery downtown which he renovated and then took the train to Oak Park to see his Unity Temple and his first home and studio. The tours of all three were critical to fully appreciating these sites and his genius. The studio/home is...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I took this trip since it seemed to include the most attractions for one price. I believe it was $150 for a seven hour tour which also included lunch. It included two guides as well as a representative of the FLW Trust. We started at...More

5  Thank Beachkidboy
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This was an all day tour including lunch. It started at The Rookery, which although not designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, had been refurbished by him so any FLW followers would recognise the architectural traits of the architect. The tour then went out to Oak...More

5  Thank leonie32
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I enjoyed this basic tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio. This was my first introduction to Wright and his work and this one-hour tour was informative and interesting. The place was jam-packed on the day we visited. Still, group sizes were limited appropriately....More

2  Thank JDP04154
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We did the three hour tour of the house and studio plus a walk through the neighborhood ending at Unity Church. Our guide , Felix was very knowledgable and personable. After the house and studio tour we had a fifteen minute break to sit down...More

Thank PLan977
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The volunteer guide was very knowledgable and gave us lots of interesting facts about this FLW refurbishment. The Trust gave us their all but because I found the work uninspiring it left me disappointed

1  Thank Ianivichi
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

The self guided tour of the neighborhood is interesting if the weather is nice....they are not all FLW homes of course...just kind of a hodge podge of architecture....can only see the exterior of the homes. The guided tour of the FLW family home is interesting....sadly...More

Thank Cindy E
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

This tour is great. The guides have wonderful knowledge of Wright and others that worked for him and are eager to share with you. We both thought it was an excellent tour and plan to do it again. The Robie House was our favorite.

Thank Charlotte S
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eelco1972
1 November 2017|
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Response from leonie32 | Reviewed this property |
As you have only a short time. I would suggest that you take a cab out to Oak Park where you can visit the museum and Unity Temple which are quite close to each other. The museum is actually one of his houses so a very good... More
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eelco1972
1 November 2017|
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Response from Beachkidboy | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion I would say his Home and Studio in Oak Park, or the Rhobie House in Hyde Park.
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