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Guided Tour of the Muirhead Farmhouse in Hampshire

  • 24 Ratings

Experience history on an exclusive tour of the Muirhead Farmhouse, the only one built by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Learn the history of the Muirhead family, as well as their fortunate run-in with the famed architect.

Duration: 1 hr - 1 hr 30 min
Cancellation: 24 hours in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Tour one of Wright's innovative, L-shaped Usonian homes designed specifically to meet the needs of the Muirhead family
  • Discover Wright's unique vision for the farmhouse as you learn about the Muirhead family and their chance encounter with Wright
  • Enjoy scenic views of a restored prairie lush with shrubs, herbs and grasslands
  • Take in the architecture of the surrounding farm buildings, which offer a striking juxtaposition to the unique Muirhead Farmhouse

What's Included

  • Complete tour of the Muirhead Farmhouse

Additional Information

  • Please remove outdoor shoes upon entering the home. Personal photography is allowed inside and outside the home. Only cameras are permitted for photography. Parking is available. Bathroom facilities are limited, please plan accordingly. Wheel chairs can be accommodated but due to narrow interior doorways, some parts of the home may be inaccessible.

  • Full refund for cancellations made at least 24 hours in advance of tour.

Customer Reviews

  • 24 Ratings

  • Janice

Tour leader was great; very personable and knowledgeable. So nice that this tour continues to be offered. I think the ONLY FLW farmhouse(!) and right here in Kane County, IL.

July 24, 2018

  • Robert

It was a very educational, interesting, and fun tour of the property.

July 11, 2018

  • Barbara

It was a very comprehensive and interesting tour. I especially enjoyed all the details that the leader gave us, from the house beginning to now. Since the house has been in the same family for all the years, he told us a lot that just an ordinary docent wouldn't have known. The family relationship to Frank Lloyd Wright was interesting, too. The grounds are beautiful.

July 11, 2018
42W814 Rohrsen Rd, Hampshire, IL 60140, USA
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