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Meyer May House

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Wonderful interior wood architecture

Great tours of this mansion that shows off the wood design of Frank Lloyd Wright. Well worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Meyer May House

This 1903 Write design full museum level restoration by Steelcase is excellent! Amazing attention... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Terri G
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Built for a prominent merchant in 1908, this prairie-style house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is located in the elegant Heritage Hill district, where over 60 architectural styles are represented.
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450 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5312
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great tours of this mansion that shows off the wood design of Frank Lloyd Wright. Well worth the hour walk thru to see intricacies of forethought in design of rooms.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GaryJenTh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This 1903 Write design full museum level restoration by Steelcase is excellent! Amazing attention to detail. Make sure you watch the documentary on how it was done, located in the house turned Visitor Center next door. You will be amazed at Frank Write's eye to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Terri G
Reviewed 13 February 2019

If you are interested in architecture, especially Frank Loyd Wright, this is for you. I would strongly recommend that you watch the free movie before you take your free tour. You will get so much more out of your visit if you do.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ken C
Reviewed 13 February 2019

We visited teh Meyer May House - a place we had not been despite living in the Grand Rapids area for nearly two decades - on our own "being a tourist in my hometown." We visited on a Sunday and were delighted at how well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HistoricGuy
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This is a beautiful example of Frank Loyd Wright’s architecture. Beautifully restored to original condition.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 923jeannel
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Whether you are a fan or not of Frank Lloyd Wright, you should definitely go here for the tour. It is only open a few days a week so check before going. It is a beautiful home that has been refurbished. Before you go on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Toni J
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Great price (Free) likewise a limted schedule. Interesting introduction video. However after 30 minutes of waiting my 10 year old wasn't able to handle the 60 minute tour following. So we had to leave. I wished the order was reversed and that the video was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank ahhNotEnoughNames
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Docent Ken made the house come alive with his knowledge of the house. The introductory film is very informative, the house is beautifully restored and well worth the time to enjoy. It’s free! Thanks to Steelcase.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jean B
Reviewed 14 November 2018

I noticed a tour group on the street while passing and was directed to their reception in the welcome centre in an adjacent building. I found the tour to be free and very well run, starting with a short orientation movie and followed by a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ABRP2014
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This really is a magnificently restored Wright masterpiece. Steelcase has done the world a great service by preserving this building. If you have even a passing interest in FLW you must go. It’s free. The docents are friendly and informed. The house contains numerous items...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bryans752
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Response from ahhNotEnoughNames | Reviewed this property |
Free with limited days and times.
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It is only open on Sunday from 1-4
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday and Thursdays 10-2, Sundays 1-5. Free admission