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Address: 5754 Highway 23, Spring Green, WI 53588
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+1 608-935-3639

You have to walk on a ramp through the treetops to reach the entrance of...

You have to walk on a ramp through the treetops to reach the entrance of this remarkable house, built in the 1940s.

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Winter hours and you don't get to see all of it.

It was our first time to HOTR and in the winter, you can only take guided tours and not all the buildings are available to explore. That was probably a good thing, because it's... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Beth R
Brookfield, Wisconsin

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was our first time to HOTR and in the winter, you can only take guided tours and not all the buildings are available to explore. That was probably a good thing, because it's pretty overwhelming! Tour guides were excellent: knowledgable, passionate about the material and friendly. Will go again in the summer when we can do a self-guided experience... More 

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Wixom, Michigan, United States
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with my lover for a Goofy oddity trip. Although it was the odd season and only 1/3 of it was open it was a cool thing to do. Especially the infinity room built out over the gorge.

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South Louisiana
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was certifiably bizarre! Alex Jordan spent the years from 1945 on building this monstrosity in his own style and it was really out there. There are three sections: the original house and two other huge buildings. The Japanese garden is serene. The music machines were interesting. The highlight for my husband was the section called the Heritage of the... More 

1 Thank CampingJan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to visit House on the Rock. A great attraction, if you have never been there before - should put it on your list of things to do. We went January and the House offered a guided tour, with some of the attractions being closed due to the winter season. Cost was not outrageous and tour was informative and delightful.... More 

1 Thank dape63
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was told about this place so could not wait to go there. It blew my mind it was so interesting and could of finished the tour and gone back in! such good fun and so interesting history to it. the room that goes out to a point....scary!!! but fun

1 Thank lynnederby01
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

absolutely awesome...Don't miss this site. ONly reason we were in this area. Takes about and hour and a half to go through

1 Thank sandraleed
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Going through this was like gluttony for my eyes! 1. Infinity Room----Nice! (If you are afraid of heights this is a no-no.) 2. 1st section----Interesting. (A little musty and claustrophobic and dark.) 3. 2nd/3rd section----CRAZY, BIZARRE, AWESOME! (sensory overload.) If you want the best experience go through all 3 sections. A little pricey. For me WORTH IT! Bring comfortable shoes... More 

1 Thank Irishman1971
Hayward, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Been there a couple of times. Always a new experience. Visited just before Christmas. Unbelievable. I have no idea how they know what goes where. So many Christmas displays its boggles ones mind. Do not miss this attraction if you're in the area. But they are closed after Christmas for a few weeks, so call to be sure they're open.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Closed in the winter months, after xmas, call beforehand to make sure they are open. Drove up and was closed down, we were told it is seasonal, please call beforehand.

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I called a hotel near the Frank Lloyd Wright home Taliesin, WI. It was called "The House on the Rock Resort." It is .8 miles from Taliesin. The hotel was full. I was referred to "The House on the Rock Inn", instead. I called the number which they gave me. There was availability and I booked a room. The price... More 

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