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Dana-Thomas House

300 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, IL 62703-2233
+1 217-782-6776
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A fascinating house and a highly recommended visit, especially for FLW fans. The home has been... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Roger B
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Watsons Bay, Australia
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Wonderful Frank Lloyd Wright house

Amazing house both internally and externally. Excellent and knowledgeable tour guide. A real gem... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael B
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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“art glass” (44 reviews)
“prairie style” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
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300 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, IL 62703-2233
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+1 217-782-6776
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fascinating house and a highly recommended visit, especially for FLW fans. The home has been beautifully curated and given its 1904 design, dramatically illustrates the genius and vision of the designer. The tour guide was excellent and the visit very well-paced. No photos though....More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing house both internally and externally. Excellent and knowledgeable tour guide. A real gem of a place.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my first time to tour a FLW home. It was very interesting and well preserved. Unfortunately the neighborhood has grown up around this architectural gem, but thankfully it is being saved for future generations.

Thank cationista
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of stairs! Beautiful inside and out. Wonderful history of home and owners. All furniture is original to house, very unique home.

Thank Lloyd M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky and got the last two places on a tour. This is the most amazing FLW home that I have seen. We visited the Martin complex in Buffalo, which is an amazing complex, and this one surpasses it in its beauty and furnishings....More

Thank Jean_on_a_beach
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our visit to this Frank Lloyd Wright house. It is so interesting. We were there first thing in the morning. We viewed a short video and then toured the house. Our tour guide was wonderful! She was very knowledgeable. The glass windows were...More

1  Thank 396gardener
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house is incredible and seeing it in different times of the day is cool. The best time to take a tour is in the late afternoon when the sun shines thru the butterfly stained glass in the library. Was the first home in Illinois...More

1  Thank Lily1912
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally our schedules aligned and I was there 15 minutes before opening. The docent really knows the history of the property and Mr. Wright. It's a stunning architectural experience. The special furnishings and transformable furniture and rooms were alone worth the visit. Excellent collection in...More

Thank CaneHaulRoadie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Springfield, you need to visit this Historic site. This is a guided tour that will take you through 5-6 different levels of the building. The windows were amazing in this house. Don't touch or lean on anything. Even the furniture is unique....More

1  Thank Shopteacher12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievably crafted home that has been beautifully kept. Docent took his time drawing attention to details and relating relevant information. Good pre-tour video. Very dimly lit inside, as was era typical. Disappointed no pics inside. Free parking behind the house across the RR tracks. Overall,...More

1  Thank 652pennye
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Anne S
26 October 2016|
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Response from Inalilady | Reviewed this property |
Not very accessible. You'll be able to see some of it.
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vespadue
10 October 2016|
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Response from gil o | Reviewed this property |
The site is open year round Weds.-Sun. and seasonally Mon. & Tues. The website doesn't say when the seasonal ends. The best thing to do is call 1 217 782-6776. Sorry I couldn't be more help.
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Vernona M
29 June 2016|
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Response from 1970DeeDee | Reviewed this property |
$10 for adults, $5 for children,or $15 for a family are the suggested donation costs that include a 7 minute introductory and informative video and tour that lasts about an hour.
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