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Meyer May House

450 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-5312
+1 616-246-4821
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Needed something to do while the wife was attending her conference so I found this tour and was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tradhunter
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Snook, Texas
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Amazing House

The video that begins the tour is very insightful if you haven't already watched it from the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marklynashbrook
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Bloomingdale, Michigan
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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” (16 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 yesterday via mobile

Needed something to do while the wife was attending her conference so I found this tour and was very glad I went. The tour was very informative. The docents were very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Well worth the time.

Thank Tradhunter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The video that begins the tour is very insightful if you haven't already watched it from the website. The house is beautifully restored and the guides just love to tell the little stories about each room. We could take pictures and walk right into each...More

Thank marklynashbrook
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The video we saw first was fascinating. What an amazing work of art, with so much care and precision put into bringing it back to its intended state.

Thank Lynette C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are into Frank Lloyd Wright houses and this is a beautiful one. It is on the smaller side compared to the other Wright houses. Well worth seeing. The furniture was spectacular to see how it fit into the house. Typical Wright. Well worth seeing...More

1  Thank jmasconi75
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

When you hear the word architect, you think of Frank Loyd Wright. It is an honor to see his Meyer May House in outstanding condition right in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The tour and historical commentary are so insightful in understanding this famous man. This is...More

1  Thank srwassenaar
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

What a great find! Usually a place like this has an admission fee. We were amazed to find that it was free. We were there for around 2 hours. The video at the beginning was fascinating and included the history of the house and details...More

1  Thank Sgreer1
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

A friend and I visited this spur of the moment. The house itself is captivating. The curator that we had was very knowledgeable, witty & friendly. This tour inspires me to seek out other Frank Lloyd Wright home tours!

Thank ErinHoughton
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Loved the windows, and really admired the interior design. The kitchen and living areas were fantastic.

Thank 755jerryg
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We loved loved loved this tour. The house is spectacularly restored by huge Steelcase funds. Don’t miss the movie to give context.

Thank MargMojzak
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Free, beautiful and really, really nice job on the renovation. A must visit!! In an historic neighborhood too.

Thank Kath C
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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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