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Taliesin West

12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259-2537
+1 480-860-2700
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Excellent tour

The tour of taliesin West was awesome. Just the right pace, informative and interesting. John was a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michele S
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Great Architectural tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's office, school and home a quick drive from Scottsdale

Took the tour with the hubby and we both thoroughly enjoyed hearing about Wright's early years and... read more

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mplsgirl2017
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter retreat and studio, which exemplifies the principles of design he was famous for.
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Hours Today: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259-2537
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The tour of taliesin West was awesome. Just the right pace, informative and interesting. John was a great guide!

Thank Michele S
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Reviewed yesterday

Took the tour with the hubby and we both thoroughly enjoyed hearing about Wright's early years and social scene at Taliesin West. Interesting facts and a great movie to view Taliesin's historic theatre. Staff does a good job of bringing you back to the years...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a most interesting tour. Frank Lloyd Wright was an incredible architect and eccentric. The was he was able to blend the landscape with the house and his design were enjoyable to see and learn. If you appreciate fine design then you should take...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

So, I've been here many times, and always learn and see something new. If you are expecting a modern building built to rigid standards, then you will be disappointed! This is a FUNKY, create as they built it kind of place, on the whim of...More

Thank Kaz A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I think you have to be a fan of FLW to enjoy this tour. My wife and I had heard of the name but other than that not really much else. Based on the TA reviews we decided to take in a Friday night tour....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had toured several of Frank Lloyd Wright's designs. This studio, classroom, and home was the finest design fitting right in the desert setting. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the 90 minute tour lasted longer but was so interesting it didn't seem too...More

Thank AnnC576
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved the tour of the grounds at Taliesin West, as well as the fact we were encouraged to touch everything. For those of us not totally immersed in FLW prior to the visit, it would have been helpful to have been given a little...More

1  Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I'd been looking forward to this trip ever since i learned that i was to travel to Scottsdale. I've been a life-long admirer of Frank Lloyd Wright's work. I was firstly disappointed at the vast array of different choices of trip and at how expensive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Frank Lloyd Wright, and on this vacation we've managed to visit two more of his works. This one was more spectacular, but the guided tour at the other was better. To fully experience Taliesin, you must go through the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation...More

1  Thank TR26
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love architecture or even history in general this is a great tour. We went on the Friday night 6:30pm tour and it was fabulous. Jim our guide was very knowledgeable about Frank Lloyd Wright and his history as well as other things. My...More

1  Thank Samantha F
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Debby B
April 19, 2018|
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Response from JhmKbm50063 | Reviewed this property |
I believe that most areas that the tour goes should be accessible. A lot of the walking tour goes over areas that are gravel covered, but it seems like they are passable. As I recall (I do not have your concern and... More
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SusanBoyles888
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. The interesting parts were historical about the time period and informational about Wright's life and work. I don't think kids would be interested in that. The Insight tour was about 1.5 hours and didn't... More
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SusanBoyles888
April 9, 2018|
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Response from lucy021482 | Reviewed this property |
Considering the 90 minute length of the tour ... unless you have an interest in FLW or architecture in general, some ‘grownups’ may find the tour challenging. The best advice I saw in one answer to your question was... More
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