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Dana-Thomas House

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Hadn't thought about a tour of a Frank Lloyd Wright home for our reunion. This is a remarkable... read more

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Boston, Massachusetts
Wonderful stop through Springfield, IL

I was so happy to see there was a Frank Lloyd Wright house in Springfield, IL. We were passing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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300 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, IL 62703-2233
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Reviewed yesterday

Hadn't thought about a tour of a Frank Lloyd Wright home for our reunion. This is a remarkable house in extraordinary condition, to include original Frank Lloyd Wright furniture. Staff and guides are excellent, knowing their history of the house and surrounding area. A great...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was so happy to see there was a Frank Lloyd Wright house in Springfield, IL. We were passing through on Route 66 and just had to make this stop. I am so glad we did. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. This house is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful home designed by FLW!! a must see if you are near Springfield, IL. Tour guide was very informative--nice gift shop

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended to me to visit and I'm glad we took the time to tour the home. We had an excellent guide who gave us many details and walked us through most of the home from basement to upper levels.Note that you need...More

Thank LocaLola24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see if you're in Springfield (or anywhere nearby). It's a jaw dropper of a house to see and the history is fascinating. We had an excellent tour guide, Valerie, when we went. She provided a perfect mix of architectural detail and...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hard to imagine the lifestyle that supported the Wright design but the tour guide did a great job of painting the picture. House was vacate for years and bank recommended it be torn down, Rescued by a printing company and then sold to the historical...More

1  Thank Katydid_Katydont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour of the house is totally intriguing. Frank Lloyd Wright was brilliant and also a real character. It shows in the design and furnishing of this house. I read “Loving Frank” before touring this site. The book also gives you great insight into the...More

Thank Frances B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go twice a year once in the summer and once at Christmas.. The tour by the staff is great and the history is this home is outstanding!!

Thank Dean G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous example of imagination and craftsmanship at its finest. FLW outdid himself with the Dana Thomas House. Worth a visit. Highly recommend!

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gem was a true find while looking for sites to see in Springfield. Set aside a couple of hours and check it out. The tours were fantastic! Parking is free and nearby (across the railroad tracks).

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Anne S
October 25, 2016|
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Response from Inalilady | Reviewed this property |
Not very accessible. You'll be able to see some of it.
October 9, 2016|
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Response from gil o | Reviewed this property |
The site is open year round Weds.-Sun. and seasonally Mon. & Tues. The website doesn't say when the seasonal ends. The best thing to do is call 1 217 782-6776. Sorry I couldn't be more help.
Vernona M
June 28, 2016|
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Response from MeterReader | Reviewed this property |
No set fee just a donation. I think $10 per person would fair and kids free