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Meyer May House

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Another Don’t Miss

Whether you are a fan or not of Frank Lloyd Wright, you should definitely go here for the tour. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toni J
San Diego
Another era

Docent Ken made the house come alive with his knowledge of the house. The introductory film is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jean B
San Diego, California, United States
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Built for a prominent merchant in 1908, this prairie-style house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is located in the elegant Heritage Hill district, where over 60 architectural styles are represented.
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450 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5312
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful example of Frank Loyd Wright’s architecture. Beautifully restored to original condition.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you are a fan or not of Frank Lloyd Wright, you should definitely go here for the tour. It is only open a few days a week so check before going. It is a beautiful home that has been refurbished. Before you go on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Toni J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great price (Free) likewise a limted schedule. Interesting introduction video. However after 30 minutes of waiting my 10 year old wasn't able to handle the 60 minute tour following. So we had to leave. I wished the order was reversed and that the video was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Docent Ken made the house come alive with his knowledge of the house. The introductory film is very informative, the house is beautifully restored and well worth the time to enjoy. It’s free! Thanks to Steelcase.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jean B
Reviewed November 13, 2018

I noticed a tour group on the street while passing and was directed to their reception in the welcome centre in an adjacent building. I found the tour to be free and very well run, starting with a short orientation movie and followed by a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

This really is a magnificently restored Wright masterpiece. Steelcase has done the world a great service by preserving this building. If you have even a passing interest in FLW you must go. It’s free. The docents are friendly and informed. The house contains numerous items...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Steelcase has preserved a beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright home. It is one of the best restorations and maintained homes in his designs. Vern was a knowledgeable and wonderful guide. He provided a wealth of information to the visitors. Steelcase should be commended.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This place is stunningly restored! I’m impressed how much care was taken to restore this house, and it only took a few years to complete. I enjoyed the short film before we took the tour. We’ve seen many of Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses/buildings and I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JHughes50
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We are big FLW fans and have visited many of his designed homes, buildings, studios, and personal dwellings across the US. This is an incredible restoration that spared no expense by Steelcase. The informative film before the tour was excellent and gives you an indication...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Laura G
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This Frank Lloyd Wright home is located in a wonderful old neighborhood in Grand Rapids. We will definitely return to walk the area next spring, to see some of the other beautiful homes nearby. As for the Meyer May house: we enjoyed the tour thoroughly....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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September 27, 2018|
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Response from ahhNotEnoughNames | Reviewed this property |
Free with limited days and times.
August 16, 2016|
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Response from bigbat44 | Reviewed this property |
It is only open on Sunday from 1-4
February 6, 2015|
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday and Thursdays 10-2, Sundays 1-5. Free admission
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sandy, utah
What's your Top 10 Must-Sees for Southwest Michigan? (12 Replies)
This was accidentally posted to the Kalamazoo forum so I'm posting it again in the Michigan Forum. We'll be coming to visit my son's family near Kalamazoo the first week of July. I've never been to Michigan and have made a huge list of things (with Trip Advisor's help) I'd like to see within 90 min. of Kalamazoo. My son said I need to narrow it down to my "Top 10" list which I'm finding it difficult to do. We'll have granddaughters, age 2 1/2, 5 and 7 with us. Things that I'd like to tour...More
June 09, 2018|
Response fromYooperbacker|
You say you have a list that you want to narrow down. Could you post this list and then we can tell you about your choices.
March weekend getaway (9 Replies)
I'm planning an early March weekend getaway in Grand Rapids. Where is the better location to stay? Downtown or East Grand Rapids? We plan to visit the Ford museum, a brewery tour or two, Meijer Gardens, Meyer May house. Trying to figure out the lay of the land. Thanks in advance.
February 08, 2014|
Response fromravdog|
Stay downtown. The best is JW Marriot, first class hotel and within walking distance of many great restaurants and nightlife.
Meyer May House (8 Replies)
Is Meyer May House closed on Friday and Saturday?
May 21, 2015|
Response fromtymetraveler222|
Tours are offered on Tuesday and Thursday 10-1. Sunday 1-4.