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Address: 12621 North Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone Number: +1 888-516-0811
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Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's...

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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Frank Lloyd Wright is one of America's most famous architects and this was his designed, built and utilized winter retreat and architectural school. The tours here are not cheap... read more

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Frank Lloyd Wright is one of America's most famous architects and this was his designed, built and utilized winter retreat and architectural school. The tours here are not cheap but very worthwhile. We have gone on several different topical tours and all of the guides have been very interesting and informative.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An amazing place built by an amazing man and his students in the 1930s. We enjoyed the Insights tour which lasted a little over 90 minutes with a fantastic guide who shared so much history about Frank Lloyd Wright and the important highlights of this property. We were allowed to take pictures and touch anything, because it is a working... More 

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Cape Coral, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband suggested a visit to Taliesin West as we both enjoy mid-century modern architecture and furnishings so I agreed to go even though we are also not typically people who go on tours and that is the only way to see anything there. While our tour guide wasn't the best (she was a little flat when compared to some... More 

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Granite Bay, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved the tour of Taliesin West. The various buildings and architectural concepts displayed were fascinating, but most interesting were the stories of how the facility came to be and the history of Wright and his family complete with great accomplishments and horrific tragedies. The tour guide was excellent.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

FLW went camping in the 30's and built this extraordinary place bit by bit over the rest of his life. A great taste of his style uniquely adapted to the desert. Took the Last Insights Tour and can not wait to take the others The tour of the student shelters is a must if you are interested in the desert... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our time at Taliesin West was very interesting. Our guild was excellent and gave a glimpse into the goals and thinking Frank Lloyd Wright. The use of local, desert, material to build his winter camp, including local rocks, and canvas to diffuse the lighting was fascinating. Our guide was also very knowledgeable and made the visit interesting. I highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We very much enjoyed our tour of Taliesin West. Our guide was loaded with information and the buildings and site were very interesting to be sure.

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McPherson, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have traveled to Scottsdale for years and have not visited Taliesin. Our daughter wanted to go and I'm so glad we did. It was so interesting and I learned so much about Frank Lloyd Wright. Our tour guide Shawna was wonderful. I highly recommend this tour.

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved the tour of Taliesin West. I learned so much. It gave me a deeper understanding of the environment and Frank Lloyd Wright's vision. A very special attraction.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

GREAT tour. The property is very well kept and all staff members are incredibly knowledgeable. The gift shop has a great array of items for purchase (check out the Wright-sicles, which you can easily convert into earrings!). Only drawback is how "controlled" everything is- you can't wander around or see any of the other parts of the property besides what's... More 

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