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Address: 300 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, IL 62703-2233
Phone Number: 217-782-6776
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Great stop and it's free

Very interesting sight to see. They do suggest a donation which we were happy to do. But no pressure.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting sight to see. They do suggest a donation which we were happy to do. But no pressure.

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Oxford, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This home was one of F.L.W. early designs. beautifully laid out. The rooms flowed smoothly together. The home has many advanced designs like private bathrooms, shower, indoor toilets etc. Highly recommend seeing this wonder.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was one of those spontaneous spur of the moment choices that paid off big time. Driving through Springfield on the 4th of July weekend, we followed signs to this structure with no foreknowledge of what it was. What a pleasant surprise to wind up on a tour of a Frank Lloyd Wright designed residence! We highly recommend this historic... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So here is the deal it is the most complete exhibit of Frank Lloyd Wrights work from the house to the furniture. Well worth the time.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Wisconsin the home of several other FLW designs I felt it only Wright to visit this unique home. Took the tour and was well worth the time. Is a classic design and I enjoyed the tour guides personal critiques.

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Marshall, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in time for the first tour of the day; unfortunately we missed the introductory film. We could have stayed to see it afterward but were pressed for time and did not. The docent-led tour was very good, though she had to answer a few times with "I don't know." Nevertheless she had good command of the owner's story... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour of a beautiful home! The tour guide was very knowledgeable. A truly enjoyable tour, in particular for admirers of Wrights Prairie style.

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Dayton OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't going to visit this place but had one extra morning in Springfield and we had already done all the Lincoln things. I am so glad we decided to go. The tour guide wasn't the most knowledgeable (he was young and seemed fairly new) but he was interesting and interested in our thoughts as we toured. Wright was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into Frank Lloyd Wright, then this is a must see. Worth an afternoon so enjoy it. Has quite a bit of the original furniture too.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can visit bigger Frank Lloyd Wright designed buildings, but no other gives you an intimate experience which this visit gives. What makes it so special is the house is totally restored and you have either the original furnishings or top quality reproductions. It is like going back to time. What makes it all come alive are the dedicated tour... More 

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