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Beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright designed house and furniture

We made a self guided visit to the house. There was a booklet fillet with information to pick up at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Worthwhile but Limited

I purchased the last two tickets for the interior/exterior tour a few days in advance, so it... read more

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National Historic Landmark and harbinger of California Modernism. Frank Lloyd Wright's 1919-1921 commission by arts patron Aline Barnsdall. Hollyhock House is located in Barnsdall Art Park and is open to visitors for self-guided tours Thursday...more
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4800 Hollywood Blvd, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027-5302
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a self guided visit to the house. There was a booklet fillet with information to pick up at the entrance so we could find out about each room but the several docents were very keen to provide further information to us. We spent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ros57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I purchased the last two tickets for the interior/exterior tour a few days in advance, so it appears to be necessary to book prior. The tour lasted approximately an hour and our docent was informative and helpful. The house itself is stunning and seems to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nicholastb
Reviewed November 15, 2018

We got off to a bad start: Traffic was heavier than predicted, we found no signs identifying the property or advising us how to get to the Visitors Center. When we did get there, a couple of minutes later than the requested time but before...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Appleshine1
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Nice FLW house in a nice park. Easy to find and easy to park. The docents are plentiful, knowledgeable and friendly. But... Most of the house is roped off. You can't see anything! The self-guided tour grinds to a standstill! Short description of my visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SunsetPelican
Reviewed November 1, 2018

I'm giving this a 3 because you are basically only allowed to walk in the entrance and look around. You can't enter any rooms and you don't see most of the house. Just the front. What they have done is great. The living room is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

If you love FLW architecture this house is probably on your to do list. It was a great home but the access was very limited. Most rooms are blocked off and you can’t see many features of the house. The staff are very accommodating and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jaimie B
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The Hollyhock house is very easy to visit as there is ample parking, no crowds, it is centrally located and it is very reasonable, The house has been brilliantly restored to its original state on the inside. Only the ground floor rooms are open (living/dining/den)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank juliet k
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Like a lot of Wright's projects, it's finally found a deep-pocketed trust to keep it up, as the maintenance on these historic properties must be staggering, especially after falling into disuse during the decades before being genuinely appreciated. We learned (as you will) that Wright's...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank GoodDealBob
Reviewed September 25, 2018

I enjoyed touring the Hollyhock house. I've toured his Home and studio in Oak Park and Robie house in Chicago so it was nice to see a different style.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Homerj64
Reviewed September 8, 2018

It's a shame that so many people in LA haven't heard of Hollyhock, much less visited...though selfishly, it's great since you never have to fight for free parking or the perfect spot for the views of downtown LA, the Hollywood sign and Griffith observatory. This...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Diane D
August 2, 2016|
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Response from Cleomissy | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a ramp into the house
March 2, 2016|
Response from Jack C | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking. The entrance is near the garage so get as close to the driveway to the house as you can (on top of the hill).
December 29, 2015|
Response from margrad |
The self-guided tours have no time limits (except at closing time). You can remain in the house as long as you want.