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Gropius House

68 Baker Bridge Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773-3105
+1 781-259-8098
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very interesting, worth the trip out of Boston

One of the main reasons I came back to Boston this year. I had heard about this historic house from... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2016
rrogg
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TampaFL
Bauhaus Master Home

Just about a thirty minute drive from the Harvard area, this home built in 1936 by a founder of the... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2015
Steven S
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New York City, New York
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68 Baker Bridge Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773-3105
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

One of the main reasons I came back to Boston this year. I had heard about this historic house from a docent. It is exactly as the architect's wife left it. I like modern simple, midcentury energy efficiency but visited with friends who prefer traditional...More

Thank rrogg
Reviewed December 12, 2015

Just about a thirty minute drive from the Harvard area, this home built in 1936 by a founder of the Bauhaus movement in Germany is maintained beautifully with much of the interior as it appeared during Walter Gropious' lifetime and with mostly original furnishings. If...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the guided tour very much. The house and the history behind it was interesting. Learned more about Walter Gropius and his life. The grounds around the estate were beautiful and it was interesting to see other houses of the same design dotted about.

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Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

This house was built in 1938. It took in account ways to save energy at that time. Very nice visit inside with strict phone rules. Small groups preferable. The land is open to public and encouraged for picnics or outside visits for free. Here are...More

1  Thank kyee67
Reviewed August 8, 2015

This house built in the 1930's by Mr. Gropius, founder of the Bashaus architectural movement in Germany until Hitler forced him to leave that country. He settled in Lincoln, MA and built this very interesting house where he lived for 30+ years. The house is...More

2  Thank Diane H
Reviewed June 16, 2015

I totally enjoyed this house because I love most architecture. This house is located in the Boston suburbs and totally worth the effort to find. The Gropius house is rather strange and quirky but if you are interested at all in the Bauhaus movement and...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed June 8, 2015

Visited with my student architect son. The building brought memories of my studies and answered a few questions that lingered in my mind for decades. This house is so well thought out and ahead of its times. There are so many interesting details to look...More

Thank Krakonosh
Reviewed December 30, 2014

Glad I made the effort to find this hidden gem of a house built in 1938 and still relevant for today. As as architect it was a treat and even for my host, a local and not into modern architecture, it was an unexpected surprise....More

Thank ArcologicJ
Reviewed December 2, 2014

We visited this house over the recent holiday weekend. There is parking by the ticket office/gift shop (in the former garage) and also up by the house. The house tour was wonderful, led by a very knowledgeable gentleman (Robert?) who was a great guide, very...More

Thank BooKat
Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Gropius House is a very unusual place. You should definitely visit it if you have any interest in the Bauhaus style of architecture, or if you just want to see an example of something not at all common in this area. I can't say...More

Thank Eagle68
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