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Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex

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The Martin House Complex (Buffalo, NY, 1903-05) exemplifies Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie House ideal and ranks as one of his finest residential works. Designed for Larkin Soap Company executive, Darwin D. Martin, the complex is a one-of-a-kind...more
125 Jewett Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14214-2301
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went on a one-hour tour over the Christmas holidays and it was great although super busy. If you are going at a busy time, make a reservation. The guide was really knowledgeable and the house is so modern and lovely. A must see in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why did it take me this long to visit a local treasure and internationally known masterpieces? Our tour guide was very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nearly all of the restoration phases are complete. The last involves the plants/shrubs/trees, which were planted in the fall of 2018; rest to come spring of 2019. They've installed a custom turf irrigation system to handle the anticipated daily crowds and the soil medium is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LJH610
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best tours I have taken. It is a definite must do. It was well organized the guide did not drone on but kept the visitors interest on focus. Did not seem like 2 hours had passed. The guide was welcome to questions...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited many times in the past and now brought my kids. Still does not disappoint! Wonderful history and a true Buffalo landmark.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Shaun H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent Frank Lloyd Wright venue. The home contains an indoor garden with statuary. There are hidden book shelves, spectacular leaded glass window designs, a kitchen so full of light and modern that you could use it easily today. Much of the originally...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

I highly recommend visiting this incredible piece of Frank Lloyd Wright's history. It has been beautifully restored and worth the time.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank corinnaontheroad
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the tour. It was nice and interesting. Only wish I could have seen more. For extra cost I believe that there is a longer tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 380leea
FLWMARTINHOUSE, Guest Relations Manager at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We hope you will be able to come back to visit us for our Martin House Plus tour at some point in the future!

Reviewed December 7, 2018

Do yourself a massive favour and opt for the two-hour tour extended tour - it is well worth the extra hour of time and 15USD - based on my experience on the day, you will get both a lot more time to spend in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kristjan42
Reviewed November 23, 2018

We visited this house with reservations made well in advance. Frank Lloyd Wright structures are not unknown to my wife and me. This house tour was thorough and very interesting. To fin it in Buffalo, NY was a surprise. We were not disappointed and would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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September 5, 2017|
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Response from juliewynter | Reviewed this property |
we stayed at the Parkside House b and b - really close by and within walking distance from FLW house - historic area really leafy quiet streets yet close to restaurants and lovely local pub where we ate Sorry didn't reply... More
August 20, 2017|
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Response from FLWMARTINHOUSE | Property representative |
The walk from the metro stop is easy and in a safe area.
October 15, 2016|
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Response from FLWMARTINHOUSE | Property representative |
The one-hour tour visits the first floor of the Martin House. There are seven stairs leading into the house and a lift for those unable to climb stairs. The restoration of the first floor is complete so there are no more... More