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Taliesin West

12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259-2537
+1 480-860-2700
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Architectural and cultural history.

Very informative tour and great insight into the life and times of a culturally significant... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Howard S
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Cutchogue, New York
Evening tour was very interesting

We had previously toured Taliesen and seen homes in Oak Park, so it is true that we have an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tigerfan85
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Savannah area, GA
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Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter retreat and studio, which exemplifies the principles of design he was famous for.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259-2537
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Reviewed yesterday

Very informative tour and great insight into the life and times of a culturally significant American icon.

Thank Howard S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had previously toured Taliesen and seen homes in Oak Park, so it is true that we have an interest in FLW. We enjoyed seeing the property and felt that we learned a lot on the tour. I liked that we could actually sit in...More

Thank Tigerfan85
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you aren't a FLW enthusiast, you will enjoy this tour. Our tour guide, Gary C, was incredible knowledgeable and did a great job moving us along while also filling us in on some many interesting tidbits on FLW's life and work. All the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this tour. It is a little different each time depending on what tour guide you get. The night time tour is so beautiful. Lots to see and admire. Frank Lloyd Wright was a wizard!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A guest and frequent traveling pal is a FLW enthusiast, so I did book this as mainly a surprise for him. He probably liked it fine, and he took many pictures. The least expensive tour--and, be aware, a guided tour is required to see the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lori our tour guide was wonderful! Very knowledgable. And especially on such an incredibly hot afternoon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've gone to Taliesen West over a half dozen times as we always take first-time visitors to Scottsdale here. The grounds are great and you get a good insight into Frank Lloyd Wright's philosophy. Hopefully you get a good tour guide as you must be...More

Thank NJTraveler2011
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great your with Phil C. He was very informative and seemed to enjoy telling stories about Frank Lloyd Wright's as much as we enjoyed hearing them. The design as well as the art throughout the house is amazing. Would love to see the night tour...More

Thank GolfHikeBike
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the insiders 90 minute tour today at Taliesin West that was absolutely amazing. Phil C. was the greatest guide, very funny, informative and entertaining. Even if you know nothing about Frank Lloyd Wright or arcitecture this is a fascinating visit and we'll worth the...More

Thank Arlana1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating inside look at a genius' legacy. Well organized tour of the premises with interesting facts about the history and the use of the property today.

1  Thank Nancy A
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Debby B
20 April 2018|
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Response from JhmKbm50063 | Reviewed this property |
I believe that most areas that the tour goes should be accessible. A lot of the walking tour goes over areas that are gravel covered, but it seems like they are passable. As I recall (I do not have your concern and... More
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SusanBoyles888
9 April 2018|
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Response from Lisa E | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. The interesting parts were historical about the time period and informational about Wright's life and work. I don't think kids would be interested in that. The Insight tour was about 1.5 hours and didn't... More
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SusanBoyles888
9 April 2018|
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Response from lucy021482 | Reviewed this property |
Considering the 90 minute length of the tour ... unless you have an interest in FLW or architecture in general, some ‘grownups’ may find the tour challenging. The best advice I saw in one answer to your question was... More
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