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House on the Rock

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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We visited the House on the Rock for the second time last week. It was as amazing the second time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bryson K
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My husband and I were look for an overnight trip. HOTR was only about 3 hours and I had never been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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You have to walk on a ramp through the treetops to reach the entrance of this remarkable house, built in the 1940s.
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5754 Highway 23, Spring Green, WI 53588
+1 608-935-3639
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Reviewed yesterday

The House on the Rock is often mistaken for a Frank Lloyd Wright building whose Taliesin is four miles away on WI highway 23. It's full of Kitzch and offers three options for touring. We did the ultimate package which allows you to visit the...More

Thank Drew K
Reviewed 3 days ago

House itself is quite impressive to visit if you’re not too claustrophobic, although as others have mentioned it’s a rather dark and musty smelling space. Unfortunately it isn’t possible to see any of the exterior. There’s a huge amount of walking to do if you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the House on the Rock for the second time last week. It was as amazing the second time as it was the first. It is hard to fathom that one guy collected all of these artifacts much less has the vision of how...More

Thank Bryson K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were look for an overnight trip. HOTR was only about 3 hours and I had never been so we decided it could be fun. I wasn’t really sure what to expect I had looked at the pics online and was intrigued....More

Thank preciouspongo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure how to describe this museum. It started out as the home of Alex Jordan and ended up as his mammoth collection of everything! It will literally take a minimum of 3 hours to tour. When we got there at opening, there were no...More

Thank readeasy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Third time for this tour. Amazing and weird as usual. The carousel is worth the effort. We spent about 4 hours on this tour - you need that long to really see it all.

Thank Groverman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me begin by saying I have traveled all over the world. I have seen some pretty amazing sites, explored many strange and fascinating places, and have never left feeling regret that I took the time to experience oddities. That is, until now. HOTR was...More

1  Thank RVtherenow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing, eclectic, and fascinating attraction. Plan to do a lot of walking & spend about the majority of the day there if you choose to explore all 3 sections. We were there for 4 hours. There are 3 sections (ticket options give...More

2  Thank Tina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to The House On The Rock with zero expectations. Always heard it was cool but man were we suprised. This place is truly amazing. So many cool things to see it's almost a sensory overload!!! I really couldn't recommend this place more it's definitely...More

1  Thank Toby O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend of mine suggested that we include this attraction as a stop on our vacation, and I am glad he did. The history of the place is incredible. The eclectic pieces throughout the house and grounds are amazing. It takes a FULL day to...More

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5 September 2018|
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Response from PamelaW2098 | Reviewed this property |
One is getting quite tired by the time sec 3 comes around however it was quite enjoyable too. It has the copper cheese vats and the chandelier so big he had his office inside it! But I didn’t know they closed it anytime... More
Alice G
22 August 2018|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
$26.95 sorry
21 July 2018|
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Response from Denise Y | Reviewed this property |
The actual house part is tight