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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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My favorite stop on my Chicago trip

Went to see Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio in Oak Park. Definitely go see it. Even if you're... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Having visited one other Frank Lloyd Wright home, we were fascinated to see where it all began in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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951 Chicago Ave, Oak Park, IL 60302
+1 312-994-4000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio in Oak Park. Definitely go see it. Even if you're not a big architectural buff- you'll enjoy the history and pure genius that went into the design and enjoy learning about it. It's a short tour...More

Thank Shmbw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited one other Frank Lloyd Wright home, we were fascinated to see where it all began in his own home. This is a must-see stop in Chicago.

Thank LauraAHA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with two teenagers and we all enjoyed different things about the tour. They liked thinking of what kids did 100 years ago and thought the rooms were cute and tiny. I loved the overall unique design, art glass, authentic furniture and details. The...More

Thank EsmeBennion
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 16 July 2017

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 12 July 2017

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
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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
5 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
9 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.