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Dana-Thomas House

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Very interesting tour

Decided to go on this tour with another family member. My husband and I were so glad we did... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Vandalia, Ohio
Frank L Wright does such an amazing design

Wonderful story about the builder and occupants of this house. I am so glad it is now a public... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
George C
Morton, Illinois
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“prairie style”(38 reviews)
“light fixtures”(25 reviews)
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300 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, IL 62703-2233
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Decided to go on this tour with another family member. My husband and I were so glad we did, excellent tour. Very informative tour guide. Donations were asked for instead of actual ticket price. A very different FLW home.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful story about the builder and occupants of this house. I am so glad it is now a public site.

Thank George C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The timeless beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture is on display in this 12,000 sq. ft. home. The tour begins with an 8-minute video about the owner of the home, followed by an interesting tour of the home (wish we could have heard our guide...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour at the Dana Thomas house. The staff was friendly & welcoming, and they could answer every question asked of them today. Made the tour enjoyable & interesting.

Thank 536rhondam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll appreciate this home more if you know the history of Wright. I went on this tour at the last minute to fill time. Glad that I did. Our tour director had a loud voice which I really appreciated. She gave us a lot of...More

1  Thank Coastal33668473270
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For fans of Wright’s work this is an opportunity to view a home designed and built from the ground up including the decorated glass window panels and furniture. Susan Dana, an independent woman of means who was a staunch activist for women’s equal rights and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited several Frank Lloyd Wrights homes. We found the layout for this house very interesting. The lightling in the house could have been a little bit better. It was a overcast day and not a lot of lighting inside the house, particularly in...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first Frank Lloyd Wright visit won’t be the last. This was a most interesting tour and a must-do if you are in Springfield. It’s hard to imagine the details and beauty of a FLW prairie house until you actually see it. We had Rachel...More

1  Thank KentuckyCardinal
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We've been to many Frank Lloyd Wright homes and many are stunning on large pieces of land and in beautiful settings, but was our first in an urban setting. We had this on our plans to visit if we had time with all the other...More

Thank David D
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Nothing to see if happen to show up between tour times. You cannot self-tour. When we were there, there were 4 employees standing around talking in the gift shop, yet no one could help us with a tour. Disappointing.

Thank Randy H
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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