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Meyer May House

450 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5312
+1 616-246-4821
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Free and laid-back

It's quite refreshing to go to a Frank Lloyd Wright site and find a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JJKFETP
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Schaumburg, Illinois
Wonderful tour

My husband and I have toured a number of Frank Lloyd Wright homes, but this one of our favorite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jls522
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Chicago, IL
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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.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“prairie style” (26 reviews)
“free tour” (15 reviews)
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450 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5312
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+1 616-246-4821
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's quite refreshing to go to a Frank Lloyd Wright site and find a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere. I was escorted to a waiting area before being shown an informative film about the house and its restoration. The restoration is an important element of why the...More

Thank JJKFETP
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have toured a number of Frank Lloyd Wright homes, but this one of our favorite tours. The docents are very knowledgeable and passionate about the home and its history. Our tour guide answered any and all of the questions from our...More

Thank jls522
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an exceptional tour. First the house is beautiful in all its’ FLW details. The windows, fireplace, dining room and use of light in each room is a pleasure to behold. They offer a film to show how the house was restored from being...More

Thank Suzy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the primary reason for our trip to Grand Rapids. You need timing as the place is only open for short periods on select days (like 10am-1pm Tues/Thurs) but absolutely worth it. This may be the only FLW property that is free to visit....More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Beautifully cared-for home in a residential section of Grand Rapids. Frank Lloyd Wright devotees should make the trip. Furniture and decor is functional and in great condition. Not a lot of parking available, but worth a little walk.

Thank SUSAN T
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The house was closed when we visited, but walked the grounds and it is beautiful. Frank Lloyd Wright homes are all magnificent.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It was a very nice place! I enjoyed the tour of the house, it was very interesting! It is a beautiful house, interior and exterior.

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The tour of this magnificent FLW home begins with a 30 minute film that tells the history of this home. More importantly, it depicts how the renovations over the years had destroyed the original design elements but then it details the level of devotion to...More

Thank Ted H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This home has been restored by Steelcase, some time ago. It had been converted to an apartment house, some add-ons and changes in the landscape and paint that covered the mural that had been original. A great find was that under the paint, the mural...More

Thank MurJD
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We had missed opportunities in the past to experience this restored Frank Lloyd Wright house and now that we've seen it wished we had done so sooner. The unique aspect of this home restoration was that it was privately purchased and renovated by the Steelcase...More

Thank Becky053
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Ohiopw
17 August 2016|
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Response from bigbat44 | Reviewed this property |
It is only open on Sunday from 1-4
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SandraT118
7 February 2015|
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Response from Dan L | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday and Thursdays 10-2, Sundays 1-5. Free admission
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