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Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

951 Chicago Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302
+1 312-994-4000
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Fun place to visit

It was educational and exciting to visit the hoe of Frank Lloyd Wright. The docents were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ruafan2
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California
Architecture at its best

Wonderful place to visit and volunteer at.Great Franck Lloyd Write architecture. One of best... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
greglavris
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Berwyn, Illinois
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The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio served as Wright's private residence and workplace from 1889 to 1909--the first 20 years of his career. Here Wright developed a new American architecture: the Prairie style. Trained interpreters offer insights into Wright's family life and architectural career. Enjoy guided tours of the museum complex and neighboring historic district seven days a week. Tour details are available on the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust website.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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951 Chicago Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302
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+1 312-994-4000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was educational and exciting to visit the hoe of Frank Lloyd Wright. The docents were knowledgeable, friendly, and efficient It was a good time

Thank Ruafan2
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful place to visit and volunteer at.Great Franck Lloyd Write architecture. One of best places to find learn about a great man/

Thank greglavris
Reviewed 1 week ago

The home and studio tour is very informative. If you love FLR architecture you will love this. After the tour, I recommend getting the FLR tour map of Oak Park and walking around the neighborhood. You will not be disappointed.

Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited 2 other FLW sites (Chicago and Arizona) this one exceeded my expectations. It reflects Wright's early career and family life and is well worth a visit. The house is no handicapped accessible and stair climbing is necessary. The docents are well prepared and...More

Thank Fontek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had high expectations, having wanted to see the studio and the surrounding FLW homes for most of my life and this visit really delivered. The volunteer docent was well informed and fun as well and we got lucky and had a small group. The...More

Thank JavaMama01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought the home and studio tour tickets as well as the audio tour of the neighborhood. John was our tour guide, and he was very knowledgable and sweet. We got a pretty good look inside the home and studio..it was very accessible and had...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good introductory tour led by knowledgeable docent--Home/studio was interesting for those already familiar with Wright, but information never too technical for the casual tourist. I definitely think they should offer deeper discounts when you combine multiple tours----I would have loved to taken this tour along...More

Thank walkinginliberty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this tour. Went with 3 young adults. I think they all enjoyed it. The house has many interesting features. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. Enjoyed learning more about Wright.

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spur of the moment visit, while visiting friends south of Chicago. Very easy to purchase tickets. Many choices of times. Parking was no problem Air conditioned 😀 Tour was of Mr. Wright's home and study was suppose to be an hour, ran about 15 minutes...More

1  Thank Mary Frances W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great option for fun activity with out-of-town guests. The tour went at a good pace and the guide was friendly. In addition to learning about FLW we also learned some Oak Park history - including how much street noise there was!

1  Thank Uiowaparent
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annefitz
2 April 2017|
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Response from ladydeexyz011 | Reviewed this property |
We took the train. I think the green line. I am sure the website must have directions
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pattylinder
4 October 2016|
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Response from Jan F | Reviewed this property |
The Harlem Station will put you in Oak Park. Then it is a short distance to the Frank Lloyd Wright Home. Walk 3 short blocks to the gift shop. Then turn left for 2 blocks. It is a lovely trip, take your camera. We paid... More
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lynne1martin
8 July 2016|
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Response from FrankieFile | Reviewed this property |
The 'el' Blue Line goes to Oak Park from downtown, getting off at Harlem Avenue. but the studio is about a mile or so from the subway station. Either a healthy walk or a short uber ride away.
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