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Outstanding collections, architecture, and gardens a jewel of the upper North Shore

I have benefited from multiple tours through the Arts & Crafts installations at Crab Tree Farm over... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Art169
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Lake Forest, Illinois
Finest Private Arts and Crafts Collection in the World

The farm is only open to private tours of people. You must join an organization that has arranged... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Thoughful-Traveler
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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 weeks ago
“Outstanding collections, architecture, and gardens a jewel of the upper North Shore”
2 Oct 2017
“A TAX SHAM TO BENIFIT THE OWNERS”
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982 Sheridan Rd, Lake Bluff, IL 60044-2152
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have benefited from multiple tours through the Arts & Crafts installations at Crab Tree Farm over the past decade and found this a rewarding museum and collection focused on aspects of the Arts & Crafts Movement, especially on early 20th century Americans Gustav Stickley...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Open on a few days a year to keep their tax status. Snooty and protective, Not worth the wait for the " little big invite".

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

The farm is only open to private tours of people. You must join an organization that has arranged for a tour. Having said that, the collection of objets is remarkable and quite large. The buildings of the farm are gorgeous and picturesque. Among them is...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Crab Tree Farm is a museum in a farm. The collection by Mr. John Bryan is outstanding and the tour of the museum and the farm is more than educational. At the time of this writing, only groups are scheduled, so call first.

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