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Zimmerman House

150 Ash Street, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH 03104
+1 603-669-6144
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
Owner description: This is the only Wright designed house open to the public in New England. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged as tour groups are small and... more » Owner description: This is the only Wright designed house open to the public in New England. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged as tour groups are small and tours fill quickly. Guests leave from the front of the Currier Museum of Art at 150 Ash Street and travel via motor coach to the Zimmerman House. « less
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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138 reviews 138 reviews
63 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Didn't go inside or see he back because we did it as a drive by. Wasn't interested in paying the price for a non-typical Prairie Style FLW design.

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MA
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57 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Visited this home last weekend. You must book reservations at least several days in advance to view the house as only a few people are allowed per visit and tours are limited. (No kids under 7 allowed and no public bathrooms at the house). The price of the tour includes admission to the Currier Museum, but special exhibitions at the... More

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Orlando, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Were able to do a walk through of the house for about 1-1/2 hours. The docents were very informative and the house was worth seeing if you like that kind of thing. There is also another FLW house on the same street, however, it is not shown.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We visited when visiting the Art Museum. Well presented and worth a visit. We discovered another house just down the road that was even more interesting in its design although you could not see around it.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great adjunct to the Currier Museum. Knowledgeable docents, great tour of frank Lloyd wright house on the east coast.

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Montreal, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Not one of Frank's greatest efforts.In fact it was much more a student project than one of Frank's.Tour guides do their best to talk it up using pseudo architectural speak.All about diagonals and in and out.Blah Blah Blah.Worth it nonethe less.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The tour was informative and the fellow tourists were a wide mix of people with varied interpretations and levels of knowledge about FLW. The docent was informative but a bit over the top for me but probably works well for a crowd of school children. The house was interesting and certainly something my friends and I enjoyed discussing later (some... More

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Manchester, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have visited many of Wrights houses over the years. I am always amazed at the insight to the utilized space, natural light, and built-in furniture. He reads the owners, and builds a space to suit them. In this space he uses part of the L/R for use as a music entertainment area. The grounds blend in so nicely.

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Nashua
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7 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Took this tour on a dreary Memorial Day Afternoon. Know very little about FLW so wanted to see one of his designs. I was extremely disappointed in the house as I found it dark and very enclosed. . The passageways were very narrow, bedrooms, baths and kitchen tiny and the furniture built for midgets. How the Zimmerman Family lived there... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

This tour starts at the Currier Museum and you are bused to the house. The group is intentionally small, as the house is compact. I was impressed with all the small details that make a small house seem larger. The docents were well informed and could get the message across. The way the house was situated allows you to ignore... More

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