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Meyer May House

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I noticed a tour group on the street while passing and was directed to their reception in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Toronto, Canada

This really is a magnificently restored Wright masterpiece. Steelcase has done the world a great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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“prairie style”(28 reviews)
“free tour”(16 reviews)
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
+1 616-246-4821
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I've known about the Meyer May House for 30 years. This was our first visit. It is a great Frank Lloyd Wright home. The tour is also free! Next door is a wonderful office with a film on a loop and toilets. The Meyer May...More

3  Thank Bruce H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 September 2011

June of 2011,as were reaching for the door of meyer may house,we heard in a loud foriegn accented voice:YOU PEOPLE CAN'T GO IN THERE!. This was our welcome to one of Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpieces. It turns out there is a visitor center,without signage, next...More

5  Thank michigander917
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank ABRP2014
Reviewed 5 days ago 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank JHughes50
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I toured the house during the Heritage Hill home tour. The home is an example of Frank Wright’s great work

Thank jwbeld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit begins with a video of the historic restoration of the home and is followed by a tour. Very knowledgeable tour guide! Located in a beautiful neighborhood of historical homes.

Thank mfspears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meticulously restored down to every detail by Grand Rapids Office Furniture maker Steelcase Inc. They spared no expense on this project. A must see if you're a fan of FLW.

Thank jlschuit1
Reviewed 8 October 2018

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

Thank Christine A
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28 September 2018|
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Response from Cher2415 | Reviewed this property |
This is free tour! You can thank Steelcase.
17 August 2016|
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Response from bigbat44 | Reviewed this property |
It is only open on Sunday from 1-4
7 February 2015|
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday and Thursdays 10-2, Sundays 1-5. Free admission