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Zimmerman House

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Address: 150 Ash St, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH 03104-4380
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This is the only Wright designed house open to the public in New England....

This is the only Wright designed house open to the public in New England. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged as tour groups are small and tours fill quickly. Guests leave from the front of the Currier Museum of Art at 150 Ash Street and travel via motor coach to the Zimmerman House.

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Frank Lloyd Wright in NH

This is one of FLW's Usonian Houses. I've visited twice and would go back again. Docents were very well informed. Resistriction on not taking interior photos annoying. Several... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Addison, Vermont
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Addison, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of FLW's Usonian Houses. I've visited twice and would go back again. Docents were very well informed. Resistriction on not taking interior photos annoying. Several folks in my tour group had visited other FLW buildings, as I have. The Zimmerman House is worth a destination drive.

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St. Louis, MO
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We would have loved to see the Zimmerman House while we were at the Currier Museum, but unfortunately it closes after the first few days in January and we weren't able to see it.

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curriermuseum, Public Relations Director at Zimmerman House, responded to this review

Hi ThomasTCat: Sorry you were unable to visit the Zimmerman House on your recent visit. We do close the house to protect it over the harsh New Hampshire winters. Hopefully you'll have a chance to see it when we have open times, basically April through the first day or two of January. More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

If your into architecture or the 50's and Frank Lloyd Wright a must visit. Part of the Currier Museum, but not on site, the house tour begins at the Currier and your transported to and from the house by van. The cost is pricey, but if you plan on visiting the museum, admission is included and worth the $25. Wear... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Excellent example of Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house, with very competent guides. Recommend visit in spring or early summer for best view of gardens. The Currie museum is a high quality small museum too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great tour through the Currier Museum! Tour includes transportation and an inside and outside tour of the house. Tour guide was knowledgeable and approachable--he used all the time we had to deliver tons of information on FLW, owners, and the house itself. I found the whole thing interesting and well worth the time and expense. Though I have no regrets... More 

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wales
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was recommended to me by my hosts.....I'm so glad I took them up on their suggestion. The house is amazing, and the docents (tour guides) were - as always in America - knowledgable,, witty, and friendly. You won't need to be an architecture or Frank Lloyd Wright fan to appreciate this house, or the stories behind it. Simply marvellous.... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Took taxi there especially. Then was told I couldn't come in because it was through the Museum tours were organised. So I found myself stuck in a residential area and no means out until a lovely local lady gave me a ride down the road. DON'T GO UNDER YOUR OWN STEAM

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curriermuseum, Director of PR and Marketing at Zimmerman House, responded to this review

Hello Susan: I'm sorry you didn't get to see the Zimmerman House on your own. Because it is essentially a work of art in our Museum collection, we have to protect it for future generations. That means limiting access to our two daily tours (which leave from the Museum), eight months out of the year. Tickets are available online or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went with a group of women on a tour. Very interesting home and tour. Very well done, worth the admission.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Met the bus at the Currier Museum, and it took 5 minutes for us to get to the house. It is a typical Usonian example, set in a small but beautiful garden. The condition is pristine and totally original. We have visited many Wright houses, and this is not the most overwhelming or impressive. But if you love Wright, it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is my seventh FLW building and while not as magnificent in scale as Fallingwater it was for our group one of the most emotionally engaging and inspiring. The Currier Museum have applied museum standards to the way you interact with the house and you are constantly reminded you are walking in a work of art. The conservators have done... More 

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