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Taliesin West

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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This was fun! Great insight into this architect, FLW

A very fascinating man - FLW, makes for an interesting tour and a chance to see up close the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Excellent Display of FLW Architecture Nestled in the Desert

Interesting history and incredible tour of FLW's Taliesin West property and architecture school... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peoria, Arizona
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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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12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259-2537
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Reviewed yesterday

A very fascinating man - FLW, makes for an interesting tour and a chance to see up close the product of his architecture vision. The tour was informative and fun. Would recommend this to anyone who is interested in architecture.

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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting history and incredible tour of FLW's Taliesin West property and architecture school - "The Shining Brow". Highly recommend if you're in Scottsdale, whether you're a FLW fan or not - mostly everything on the property has been maintained and is original and any architecture...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am a big Frank Loyd Wright fan and this site did not disappoint. It is actually his vision with no filter, as he built it for himself and not a client.

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited in the Morning. Very nice tour and an interesting architectural home. Wish we were permitted to wander the grounds of the exterior on our own after the tour like Fallingwater allows. However Taliesin does allow picture taking EVERYWHERE and FW does not permit that....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Except for some difficulties with our GPS in locating this spot, we had an excellent experience here. I would suggest putting in the name of the place rather than the address in order to avoid the troubles that we had with our GPS! We went...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent experience. A must see for any follower of Frank Lloyd Wright. Group was just the right size.

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had just been to Fallingwater recently in PA so I felt an appropriate follow up would be a visit to FLW Southwest home of Taliesin. Bought the tickets online and our tour was on time and ran about 1 hr 45 minutes with opportunities...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rachel guided our group through a very little known piece of history. The creative concepts and designs of one of the world's greatest architects came to life. The area was beautifwaul and the story of FLW was very interesting. My group was a bite dull....More

Thank Marty H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Americana! A bit of American history! A spectacularly beautiful location! An outstanding, informative tour! A thought-provoking experience! Something for the whole family! Apprentices, protégés, students Simplicity, creativity, thought meet nature - cactus to cactus! It is something you should experience! You will come away different...More

Thank MiltonSiegele
Reviewed 6 days ago

Looking for a local experience with historical background and found Tailesin West to be a perfect fit. Tour guide was engaging, knowledgeable, and answered multiple questions from the diverse group. Very good experience

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Andrea O
19 September 2018|
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Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure I observed an area for RV parking. It is best to phone them to check & ask for any fees. Regular parking was free
5 September 2018|
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Response from Candy995 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk around SOME of the grounds without paying for the garden tour but, it's limited.
Debby B
20 April 2018|
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Response from James M | 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