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Meyer May House

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Terrific tour

Beautifully restored Frank Lloyd Wright home with a wonderful tour. The 30-minute film at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine A
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Bloomington, Minnesota
Day trip for anniversary

This house is amazing! One of the best FLW tours we’ve been on. Beautifully restored and the guides... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 1 week ago

Beautifully restored Frank Lloyd Wright home with a wonderful tour. The 30-minute film at the beginning of the tour gives you an appreciation for the love, money and care that was poured into restoring this FLW gem. Out tour guide was amazing and fun. At...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This house is amazing! One of the best FLW tours we’ve been on. Beautifully restored and the guides were very good. I only wish there had been more souvenirs to purchase, because we would’ve spent a lot more money there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured the May house on Thursday morning and all agreed that it was a highlight of our trip to Grand Rapids. Steelcase gifted the city with this museum quality restoration. The pre-tour video describing the history of the house and the care taken in...More

Thank Rovertoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour is free. Starts out with a video of the history of the house and it’s restoration. Very dated but fascinating story. Then a docent takes you through the home. Ours was extremely knowledgeable and had all kinds of interesting sidebars and anecdotes. These...More

Thank KSnave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't believe the tour was free! Thank you Steelcase! The docent was very knowledgeable. There was a movie prior to the tour which was very informative.

Thank kerker123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time touring a Frank Lloyd Wright home and what a treat. We had a very interesting tour guide that shared many facts. He was able to answer all questions. We really enjoyed this tour and house. We look forward to finding other houses like...More

Thank aprilc289
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house is incredible. The restoration is top notch. The video before the tour is excellent in explaining the restoration process and to get you prepared for some of the certain elements in the house - especially the carpet. The docent was excellent knowing everything...More

Thank Darin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first Frank Lloyd Wright house to ever visit. I have wanted to visit this home for a long time. Just to let everyone know Steelcase the company owns the home and runs the tours. At some point they purchased the home next...More

Thank OpenRoader
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Frank Lloyd Wright built this house in 1908-09. It had gone through some rough times, but the restoration is wonderful. Certainly see the introductory movie! The house is only open a few hours a few days a week so plan accordingly. Free admission.

Thank PhyllisBarrier
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Accessible FLW done with lots of money behind it. These houses are not easy to keep up, and the level of structural restoration and interior refurbish is impressive - as well as being true to the original intention. Knowledgeable tour guide, and my goodness, it's...More

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qalady121
28 September 2018|
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Response from Cher2415 | Reviewed this property |
This is free tour! You can thank Steelcase.
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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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