We didn't even know this house was in Springfield or open for tours. We were told about it by the information guide in the visitors center so walked the couple of extra blocks from Lincoln's house to this Frank Lloyd Wright home. The home is beautiful and filled with many of the original pieces. The tour guide was a volunteer but very well informed. Well worth the $5 suggested donation to view the house. Many of the original pieces were sold with the house in the couple of changes in ownership over he years. The state of Illinois which now owns and runs the house has tried to buy back pieces as they can that have come on the market. The home is beautiful and equally as nice and informative a trip as I have experienced in Oak Park, IL where many of his homes and studio are present. The day we went was dark and cloudy and so the house was dark as well. I suspect that if you can visit on a nice sunny day that the house is even more impressive. They have started to decorate for the Christmas season now and we were told that the home is beautiful to see when all decorated after the beginning of December. We were explained thought that some items came off display for the Christmas decorations so maybe visiting at another time you can see different things in the home as well.
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