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Frank Lloyd Wright Trust Tours

209 S La Salle St, The Rookery Light Court, Chicago, IL 60604-1219
+1 312-994-4000
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Great Day Long Guided Tour of Home and Studio, Rookery, and Robie House.

Starting at the Rookery... a Frank Lloyd Wright restoration, you are taken by bus to the Unity... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rdbrooke
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Wright Around Chicago

We don't usually do bus tours, as we like to go at our own (faster) pace, but after looking at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rooindie
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Farmington, Connecticut
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209 S La Salle St, The Rookery Light Court, Chicago, IL 60604-1219
Downtown / The Loop
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starting at the Rookery... a Frank Lloyd Wright restoration, you are taken by bus to the Unity Church, walk 4 blocks around Oak Park... which has the largest concentration of FLW houses that are not open for tours but are fantastic to gaze at from...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We don't usually do bus tours, as we like to go at our own (faster) pace, but after looking at the logistics of trying to get to all these sites using public transportation we decided to give it a try. It was totally worth it,...More

Thank Rooindie
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

I took the guided tour (pay ahead of time in the lobby store and then show up 5 minutes early for tour time to get your tour badge. It is a walking tour (inside and outside of the building) and you do get to climb...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves we went through his house and studio! I learned a lot there is a nice gift shop! If you like Frank Lloyd Wright I recommend it!

Thank Marlene J
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the Rookery downtown which he renovated and then took the train to Oak Park to see his Unity Temple and his first home and studio. The tours of all three were critical to fully appreciating these sites and his genius. The studio/home is...More

2  Thank StuS81
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I took this trip since it seemed to include the most attractions for one price. I believe it was $150 for a seven hour tour which also included lunch. It included two guides as well as a representative of the FLW Trust. We started at...More

5  Thank Beachkidboy
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This was an all day tour including lunch. It started at The Rookery, which although not designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, had been refurbished by him so any FLW followers would recognise the architectural traits of the architect. The tour then went out to Oak...More

5  Thank leonie32
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I enjoyed this basic tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio. This was my first introduction to Wright and his work and this one-hour tour was informative and interesting. The place was jam-packed on the day we visited. Still, group sizes were limited appropriately....More

2  Thank JDP04154
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We did the three hour tour of the house and studio plus a walk through the neighborhood ending at Unity Church. Our guide , Felix was very knowledgable and personable. After the house and studio tour we had a fifteen minute break to sit down...More

Thank PLan977
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

The volunteer guide was very knowledgable and gave us lots of interesting facts about this FLW refurbishment. The Trust gave us their all but because I found the work uninspiring it left me disappointed

1  Thank Ianivichi
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eelco1972
2 November 2017|
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Response from leonie32 | Reviewed this property |
As you have only a short time. I would suggest that you take a cab out to Oak Park where you can visit the museum and Unity Temple which are quite close to each other. The museum is actually one of his houses so a very good... More
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eelco1972
2 November 2017|
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Response from Beachkidboy | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion I would say his Home and Studio in Oak Park, or the Rhobie House in Hyde Park.
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