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Meyer May House

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450 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5312
+1 616-246-4821
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Wonderful Experience

This is the third time I've been able to visit the house, and it never gets old. Each visit is... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2016
Renee B
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Must see if you are into architecture

Very interesting tour. Knowledgable tour guides. Added bonus is that it is a free attraction and... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2016
Elizabeth V
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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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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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
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450 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5312
+1 616-246-4821
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is the third time I've been able to visit the house, and it never gets old. Each visit is special for the time of year, time of day, and different tour guides have different stories and offer unique perspective of the house. Steelcase has...More

Thank Renee B
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Very interesting tour. Knowledgable tour guides. Added bonus is that it is a free attraction and only takes about an hour.

Thank Elizabeth V
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a not to be missed Grand Rapids gem. Not only should every resident see it, it's a fantastic place to take your out of town guests. You don't have to be a history buff or even a Frank Lloyd aficionado to appreciate what...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2016

I flew from Chicago to attend the Heritage Hill Annual 2016 home Tour. I did manage to see a few exceptional homes, they were beautiful. But, Meyer May House raised a notch!

Thank mfr15
Reviewed July 23, 2016

The video is impressive and the house is restored to period and the tour guides knowledgeable. In addition, its free, a gift to community from the Steelcase Company.

Thank RayMan222
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Wright fans if you are coming to Michigan this has to be on your list. This residence shows an excellent example of Frank Lloyd Wrights architecture. We have traveled to Spring Green and Oak Park and this is of the same caliber. WOW

Thank Phil L
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Although tour hours are limited, it is well worth scheduling time to visit the Meyer May House in the Heritage Hill are of Grand Rapids. This Prairie Style Frank Lloyd Wright home is a wonderful example of the forward thinking architect. Painstakingly restored by Steelcase,...More

1  Thank KLH6519
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Tucked away in a sleepy section of old elegant Grand Rapids, you will find this Prairie School gem completely restored to its original glory courtesy of Steelcase. Step back into the early 1900s and discover how forward-looking Frank Lloyd Wright was at the turn of...More

1  Thank Doc3100
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a Grand Rapids Gem of a former time of industry and power that is still relevant today. Steelcase did an awesome job with the restoration and continues to give back through Free tours. We loved it so much that we went again and...More

Thank BoutiqueTraveler66
Reviewed July 15, 2016

We visited the Meyer May House which has been totally restored by the Steelcase Furniture Co. The tour is free and includes a 25 minute movie about the restoration of the house. The docent was wonderful and very knowledgeable. For any Frank Lloyd Wright buff...More

1  Thank 934Anonymous
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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