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Address: Rte. 23, Spring Green, WI 53588
Phone Number: 608-588-7900
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Franklin Lloyd Wright's dream house was destroyed twice by fire, but he...
Franklin Lloyd Wright's dream house was destroyed twice by fire, but he built it a third time and continued to make improvements and changes on it until his death.
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Glad to say that we've seen it....disappointed in the overall condition of the estate!

Knowing we'd be in Wisconsin, we planned a day to include a stop here. Surprised to get contacted by the facility guest relations a day ahead, to see if we wanted to start an hour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Rochester Ny Area
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Rochester Ny Area
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408 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Knowing we'd be in Wisconsin, we planned a day to include a stop here. Surprised to get contacted by the facility guest relations a day ahead, to see if we wanted to start an hour earlier due to a new tour being set up; so we did...cool day; nice to take the basic house tour...We had a pleasant young man... More 

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Brighton, Colorado, United States
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58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We took the 4 hour estate tour. I really appreciated learning about Wright's family and how they figured into his career. His social interaction ideas are rwally expressed here, from the farm to how his students learned to experiment and to work with materials that were native. You can really see how Wright built according to his organic aesthetic .... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Outstanding lunch in their restaurant - one if the best BLTs ever with a spectacular heirloom tomato. The Bookstore us also excellent. We didn't have time for a tour but saw all of the buildings from the road.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We took the highlights tour which gave us an overview of the home, the original school, the theater, and the restaurant. It was interesting and gave us just about the right amount of detail without us getting bored. Our tour guide, Melinda, was extremely knowledgable and shared a personal story or two about FLW from growing up in the area.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Loved the house tour, very knowledgable guide. Beautiful details and was amazing to walk the rooms. Worth the trip.

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Kenosha, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This tour is about art not just architecture. It is so-o-o-o fascinating and educational about all aspects of art. Anyone would enjoy this tour. It's a must see!

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Northfield, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Although the ticket prices are high, the visit is well worth it. The two hour house tour was very informative and enjoyable. Seeing where Frank Lloyd Wright lived and worked was very exciting.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

During a stay in the Madison, WI area we decided to venture to Spring Green for a tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's personal residence, studio, estate and architecture school. We weren't sure exactly what to expect. We all walked away feeling that it was time and money well spent! We opted for a two-hour house tour that also included the... More 

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Wheeling, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Interesting, educational and fun. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Only took of of theaters and will go back to do more.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Fantastic. The reason we were in Spring Green. A must see in Spring Green. You won't be disappointed.

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