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Stockman House Museum

530 1st St NE, Mason City, IA 50401-3534
+1 641-423-1923
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Gem in a city of Frank LLoyd Wright gems

Amazing experience, knowledgeable and friendly tour guide, wonderful visitor center and beautifully... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
robhkonzelmann
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Williamsville, Illinois
Worth the trip.

Great tour guide. The additional architectually significant homesand hotel in town are also worth... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
Jbeggfarmer
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This is the only Prairie Style Frank Lloyd Wright House open to the public in Iowa. We have regularly scheduled tours seven days a week from May thru October. Tour by appointment available November thru April.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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530 1st St NE, Mason City, IA 50401-3534
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+1 641-423-1923
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"interpretive center"
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"frank lloyd wright home"
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"prairie school"
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"great tour"
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"prairie style"
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"historic park inn"
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"private tour"
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"original location"
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"lovely home"
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"gift shop"
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"informative tour"
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"next door"
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"middle class family"
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"architecture students"
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"great job"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing experience, knowledgeable and friendly tour guide, wonderful visitor center and beautifully maintained historic landmark, We made a 3-day weekend immersed in Frank Lloyd Wright in Mason City, home to an amazing collection of landmarks related to Frank Lloyd Wright, his students and contemporaries, including...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Great tour guide. The additional architectually significant homesand hotel in town are also worth seeing. Not much else around, but worth the trip.

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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Because it’s a smaller, out of the way home- in the middle of winter- we were the only ones on the tour. Tom did a great job showing us around and teaching us about the house. So glad we stopped to see it! And thank...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

That was the feeling I had entering this Frank Lloyd Wright home...peace. It is so beautifully restored and preserved, and Wright's attention to detail are so apparent in this Prairie Style home, that it creates such a balanced atmosphere. I enjoyed this tour, guided by...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

Even though we toured this house when it was pouring rain, it was still totally worth it. You are not allowed to photograph inside the house, but the tour is well-conducted and our guide was personable and offered a lot of insightful commentary. Obviously, it...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Stop at the visitors center. Lots of info. Then tour the home. This is classic Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Style architecture. Very interesting. Probably not so fun for children.

Thank Julie G
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

Enjoyed the tour! A real nice house very interesting story! Very nice area well taken care of! Really enjoyed the visit!

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Enjoyed the house and the city. The volunteers love doing what they do here and it shows. I hope we make it back here again!

Thank Stacie M
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

We had a group tour the house and interpretive center. The house is beautifully designed with lots of mutton windows as opposed to the stained glass you see in many of his other houses. The staff was very knowledgeable and clearly invested in preserving this...More

Thank Linda43379
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

This is one of several FLW designed homes my family has visited. The Stockman House, Wright's only Prairie School house in Iowa open to the public, is in excellent condition as a result of beautiful restoration and is well maintained. For a donation of $10...More

Thank Tommy B
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