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Mason City

Stockman House Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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This is the only Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Style House open to the public in Iowa. We have regularly scheduled tours seven days a week from May thru October. Tours by appointment available November thru April.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
530 1st St NE, Mason City, IA 50401-3534
+1 641-423-1923
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Totally enjoyed the 1+ hour tour of Stockton House. Very informative on the history of the House and the Frank Loyd Wright connection to Mason City. Very worth your $10 fee. Spend time in the interpretive center to learn more about the other Wright inspired...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank troutdaddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour guide John did a great job describing all aspects of the house. This 1-hour tour is well worth $10 and I highly recommend it. It starts with a brief video in the Architectural Interpretive Center, and this Center itself is something you'll want...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Dave F
Reviewed 1 week ago

To get inside this Frank Lloyd Wright House (it's now a museum) you have to take a $10 tour. The house was terrific and the docent who took us through the house provided lots of information on Wright, the house, and city history. The tour...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank unclelouie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Stockman House while visiting Mason City, and it was a very nice tour. The tour starts at the interpretive center next door to the house; the interpretive center has information on both the Stockman House as well as several other houses in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mike A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide had all sorts of little details to point out to us, yet the tour moved right along. Most enjoyable

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hungry607
Reviewed September 2, 2019

Everything kept my attention, from the story of how the house came about, to how it ended up in it's current spot, to the efforts made to make it look original on the inside. The guide was very informative, explaining many of the reasons that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed August 15, 2019

I'm a FLW fan and it was very enjoyable to take the tour with a guide who knew her stuff. The visitor center was excellent with great staff also. The house is in excellent condition and the folks of Mason City should be proud of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Pete S
Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

Built for the local physician, this was conceived when his wife met Wright in town when he was working on his hotel for Cedar Rapids. Tours are currently priced at $10 and includes a video intro and docent led tour. Takes about 1 hour- no...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jfadds
Reviewed July 28, 2019

My friend and I really enjoyed the pre-tour video and the well-informed guided tour. He made time for questions and answers.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank wesray603
Reviewed July 22, 2019

I took the tour of the house - the tour guide was enthusiastic about the house and its history and how it fits into the arc of Wright's career. Great little gift shop with some very nice items (pricey, but nice).

Date of experience: July 2019
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