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Taliesin West

12621 North Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85259
888 516 0811
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Ranked #2 of 52 Attractions in Scottsdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Owner description: Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter retreat and studio...
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Type: Tours, Cultural
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter retreat and studio, which exemplifies the principles of design he was famous for.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Best if you're a Frank Lloyd Wright fan and want to learn more about him and see his work. Amazing that they built this when they did and found a great place for this historic place. Be sure to visit Wrigley Mansion and The Biltmore, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I had toured Taliesin West more than a decade ago and returned this month with my spouse. We took the 1.5 hour tour and our tour guide Peter M was just fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and despite having volunteered for 11 years, he still seemed and sounded interested in the tour he was giving. This tour was different than... More 

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La Habra, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Very interesting to see his former working farm. Wished tour would go a little slower to enable more photo opportunity.

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Ferndale, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We paid $36 dollars per person for the 90 minute tour that could have been done in less than 30 minutes. We got to see 4 rooms total all of which we were not allowed to take pictures .We saw the tent room, great room, Mr. Wright's third wife's bedroom and the storage room. The tour guide was very boring... More 

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Oregon City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed the grounds, buildings, and art installations located in this historic desert dwelling. Take the 90-minute tour and hear the history of Wright's career and architectural philosophy. You'll walk around the buildings and go inside many of them. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, entertaining, and great at his job! Definitely glad we drove out to view this site!

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Not a student or fan of architecture, I took the 90-minute tour (the most popular one). Pete was an excellent tour guide, very knowledgeable, personable, and patient with all of our questions. I found the whole thing fascinating, learning why Wright came to AZ, selected the location and constructed the buildings that make up the campus. Never knew that he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Taliesin West is a wonderful opportunity to get an insight into the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright. The 90 minute tour is very good and the Foundation is doing a great job of continuing Wright's legacy.

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Teaneck, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Make sure you book a tour before you go! The views are amazing and the guides are pleasant and knowledgable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The tour was very informative and Taliesin West is such a unique place to see and hear about. Highly recommend it to young and old.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Frank Lloyd wright Taliesin West. What is there to say that hasn't been said? Great gift shop! Very nice staff. Could have dropped a couple grand, easy. If you ask the gift shop people they will print out directions to several other FLW buildings in the area, including the David Wright house.

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