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Meyer May House

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Another Don’t Miss

Whether you are a fan or not of Frank Lloyd Wright, you should definitely go here for the tour. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toni J
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San Diego
Another era

Docent Ken made the house come alive with his knowledge of the house. The introductory film is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jean B
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San Diego, California, United States
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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

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Thank ahhNotEnoughNames
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Steelcase has preserved a beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright home. It is one of the best restorations and maintained homes in his designs. Vern was a knowledgeable and wonderful guide. He provided a wealth of information to the visitors. Steelcase should be commended.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rdsw
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

This place is stunningly restored! I’m impressed how much care was taken to restore this house, and it only took a few years to complete. I enjoyed the short film before we took the tour. We’ve seen many of Frank Lloyd Wright’s houses/buildings and I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JHughes50
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We are big FLW fans and have visited many of his designed homes, buildings, studios, and personal dwellings across the US. This is an incredible restoration that spared no expense by Steelcase. The informative film before the tour was excellent and gives you an indication...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Laura G
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This Frank Lloyd Wright home is located in a wonderful old neighborhood in Grand Rapids. We will definitely return to walk the area next spring, to see some of the other beautiful homes nearby. As for the Meyer May house: we enjoyed the tour thoroughly....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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qalady121
28 September 2018|
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Response from ahhNotEnoughNames | Reviewed this property |
Free with limited days and times.
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Ohiopw
17 August 2016|
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Response from bigbat44 | Reviewed this property |
It is only open on Sunday from 1-4
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SandraT118
7 February 2015|
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday and Thursdays 10-2, Sundays 1-5. Free admission
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