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First Unitarian Meeting House of Madison

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900 University Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53705-2298
+1 608-233-9774
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If you are a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, you will enjoy this church. We happened to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
margeb30
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State College, Pennsylvania
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Frank Lloyd Wright's wonderful Unitarian Meeting House

Disclaimer: I grew up in this meeting house when it was new. Weathered and troubled now, it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
812marshac
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Hamilton Island, Australia
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900 University Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53705-2298
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, you will enjoy this church. We happened to stop just as a docent was starting a tour. We happily joined the group of four people and were led through the building by a very knowledgable...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Disclaimer: I grew up in this meeting house when it was new. Weathered and troubled now, it remains magnificent, expressing so many of Wright's deepest held beliefs about art and nature and what a spiritual place should be. It is an expressive building, a must...More

Thank 812marshac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two levels to this historical structure. The first is simply the way it looks. From the sidewalk in front, it looks as though the prow of a ship is emerging from an earthen sea. The inside is equally interesting, a combination of massive...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didnt know there was an official tour. Just came in through the atrium entrance and walked through the church. Happened to meet up with the tour group. Gave them a donation but did not stay around for the tour as is was an hour long...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have an affinity to architecture, this place is a must see while in Madison. The grounds are beautiful!!

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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

I attended a Peter Mayer Concert here and came back for a Sunday Service. Incredible building built by Frank Lloyd Wright and on the historic register. Really welcoming group of members, inspiring message and great music.

Thank BookReader31
Reviewed April 5, 2017

It is better to admire the outside of the building. The inside is a bit threadbare. The outside is just anawesome example of Frank's integration of a building into the site.

Thank EventingDad
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Twelve of us went on a tour of the Unitation Meeting House as a part of a trip to see things by FLW in the Madison area. The tour was thorough and interesting. We saw the original FLW structure inside and out and discussed its...More

Thank BettieSub
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Frank Lloyd Wright was commissioned to design the Meeting House in 1946 and the congregation finished it in 1951. It is well worth a visit with many eloquent and skilled orators, musicians and choir.

Thank David P
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I'm biased since I attended this church as a child but we found it the perfect venue for our wedding and reception. Guests from as far away as California were wowed by it. Can't beat Frank Lloyd Wright.

Thank DMilo46
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