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Dana-Thomas House

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We've been to many Frank Lloyd Wright homes and many are stunning on large pieces of land and in... read more

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David D
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Gaithersburg
Our new favorite!

We've visited many Frank Lloyd Wright houses and this is definitely one of our favorites. Our... read more

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Cathy B
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Livingston, Texas
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300 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, IL 62703-2233
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Reviewed yesterday

We've been to many Frank Lloyd Wright homes and many are stunning on large pieces of land and in beautiful settings, but was our first in an urban setting. We had this on our plans to visit if we had time with all the other...More

Thank David D
Reviewed yesterday

Nothing to see if happen to show up between tour times. You cannot self-tour. When we were there, there were 4 employees standing around talking in the gift shop, yet no one could help us with a tour. Disappointing.

Thank Randy H
Reviewed yesterday

We've visited many Frank Lloyd Wright houses and this is definitely one of our favorites. Our guide, Valerie, was a hoot and made the tour really personal and fun. I'd love to go back.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

First time ever in a Frank Lloyd Wright house. He was basically given a blank check to design this, and it is fabulous! Original lighting and lots of original furnishings let your experience how it was in the early 1900's. Function was his goal, but...More

Thank Jeannie F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My Wife and I arrived in town earlier than planned and were looking for something to do. Looked up things to see in Springfield and found we had time for the last tour of the day. This was our first Frank Lloyd Wright home and...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 days ago

I decided that I am not a big fan of Frank Lloyd Wright's work, but this home is marvelous! What a gem. Everything about it is fantastic. This is a must see to appreciate his genius.

Thank gatzbyllc
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've seen several Write homes. What differentiates this one is the fact that the then governor tracked down original, or close to, furnishings for this place. Write designed everything, down to doorstops. Seeing this home exactly as he actually envisioned and created it is a...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This house is a an amazing display of Frank Lloyd Wright's genius. The tour is about an hour long and we had the best guide - full of interesting asides and so gracious to our nephew, the only one on the tour under the age...More

Thank Janet A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I have lived in Springfield for quite a while, I had never been to the Dana-Thomas House. An opportunity came when I was asked to be a chaperone for a school trip. This Frank Lloyd Wright home is one exciting room and feature after...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I enjoyed our visit. We're Kiwis and have not before had the chance to visit an FLW house, so this was especially interesting. The guide was helpful and informative.

Thank Kathy V
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Anne S
26 October 2016|
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Response from Inalilady | Reviewed this property |
Not very accessible. You'll be able to see some of it.
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vespadue
10 October 2016|
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Response from gil o | Reviewed this property |
The site is open year round Weds.-Sun. and seasonally Mon. & Tues. The website doesn't say when the seasonal ends. The best thing to do is call 1 217 782-6776. Sorry I couldn't be more help.
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Vernona M
29 June 2016|
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Response from MeterReader | Reviewed this property |
No set fee just a donation. I think $10 per person would fair and kids free
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