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Stockman House Museum

530 1st St NE, Mason City, IA 50401-3534
+1 641-423-1923
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Historic house tour of a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright

My visit started at the Robert McCoy visitor center where we were shown short orientation movie... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Patrick M
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Buffalo, United States
"Two levels of Wright!"

Nice example of a Wright Usonian. This house was touted as a fire-proof home for $5,000 in Ladies... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RNRMT
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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This is the only Prairie Style Frank Lloyd Wright House open to the public in Iowa. We have regularly scheduled tours seven days a week from May thru October. Tour by appointment available November thru April.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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530 1st St NE, Mason City, IA 50401-3534
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+1 641-423-1923
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"lovely home"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My visit started at the Robert McCoy visitor center where we were shown short orientation movie. After visiting a nice gift shop with a bunch of Wright inspired items that can't easily be found in a store we took a one hour tour through this...More

Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice example of a Wright Usonian. This house was touted as a fire-proof home for $5,000 in Ladies Home Journal. Not the original site but actually one that Wright would have appreciated. Check out the center next door, the neighborhood across State St, and pf...More

Thank RNRMT
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Amazing experience, knowledgeable and friendly tour guide, wonderful visitor center and beautifully maintained historic landmark, We made a 3-day weekend immersed in Frank Lloyd Wright in Mason City, home to an amazing collection of landmarks related to Frank Lloyd Wright, his students and contemporaries, including...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Great tour guide. The additional architectually significant homesand hotel in town are also worth seeing. Not much else around, but worth the trip.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Because it’s a smaller, out of the way home- in the middle of winter- we were the only ones on the tour. Tom did a great job showing us around and teaching us about the house. So glad we stopped to see it! And thank...More

Thank andrea p
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

That was the feeling I had entering this Frank Lloyd Wright home...peace. It is so beautifully restored and preserved, and Wright's attention to detail are so apparent in this Prairie Style home, that it creates such a balanced atmosphere. I enjoyed this tour, guided by...More

Thank KansasExplorer5115
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Even though we toured this house when it was pouring rain, it was still totally worth it. You are not allowed to photograph inside the house, but the tour is well-conducted and our guide was personable and offered a lot of insightful commentary. Obviously, it...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Stop at the visitors center. Lots of info. Then tour the home. This is classic Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Style architecture. Very interesting. Probably not so fun for children.

Thank Julie G
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Enjoyed the tour! A real nice house very interesting story! Very nice area well taken care of! Really enjoyed the visit!

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Enjoyed the house and the city. The volunteers love doing what they do here and it shows. I hope we make it back here again!

Thank Stacie M
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