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Taliesin West

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Address: 12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259-2537
Phone Number: 888 516 0811
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Thu - Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 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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Desert Masterpiece

The first place we visited on our two week tour and easily one of the best. We booked the tour and to say the least it was worth every penny. Very informative and we learnt so... read more

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Yarm, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The first place we visited on our two week tour and easily one of the best. We booked the tour and to say the least it was worth every penny. Very informative and we learnt so much. The building was clearly way ahead of its time and still inpires trainee architects. A must do tour. Oh and the brollies are... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had two reasons to visit Taliesin West. First, I have always been fascinated by the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright; second, I wanted to experience Taliesin West first hand and see how the site integrated into the Sonoran Desert. I was not disappointed. The concept of the buildings and their integration into the natural setting is genial. How unfortunate... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The architecture was beautiful. Everything seemed a little makeshift as this was Wright’s school and place for experimenting. The tour is interesting tour, memorable and a good way to spend a half a day. The place did feel like a time capsule. It feel a little old and dusty. Admission was a slightly expensive. That said, it was memorable.

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Statham, Ga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a short easy drive from Scottsdale. Tours are run at the top of every hour with the last one starting at 3pm (at least on Wednesday in Sept.). I also was told Wednesday had a discount (saved $6). Let me say that if you are not into architecture, this could be a boring place. For me, it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Do t his on a warm but not hot day - It is fascinating. If you like creative thinking and response - architecture and development you were be impressed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really didn't know what to expect. Was not a cheap tour, but I really enjoyed it. FLW was a very interesting man. I recommend it.

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Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have wanted to visit Taliesin West for many years. We have been to Scottsdale/Phoenix several times and Frank Lloyd Wright fascinates me. This was our chance to go and it was amazing! First of all our guide, Phil was chocked full of information about the history, planning and construction. He was well-versed in "tourist" and kept us laughing with... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tallesin West is Frank Lloyd Wright's gem in the desert. At least once a year we feel the need to go back and visit this wonderful location. It is a celebration of Wright's own vision for incorporating his architecture into the surrounding landscape, using the materials provided by the land, and sharing his vision with countless generations of future architectures... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the one hour tour. They offer many different tours for all. I wish we stayed longer. Frank Lloyd Wright was not a family man. He was a brilliant architect. The way he design building from family to concert is amazing. The placement of this home is awesome. This is a must see while in the Phoenix Scottsdale... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I absolutely loved our tour of Taliesin West. It was very informative and gave us invaluable insight into the thought process of one of our favorite architects. We're both big fans of Frank Lloyd Wright but have never had the opportunity or privilege to set foot into one of his designs before, so this was a real... More 

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