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Taliesin West

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A Place of Natural Beauty and Design

We knew the tour would be interesting, and it was much more than we had imagined. The design... read more

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Joe E
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Art, Architecture and Nature

Taliesin West is an amazing combination of nature meeting architecture. The tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Take a guided tour through world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter retreat and studio, which exemplifies the principles of design he was famous for.
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12621 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259-2537
+1 480-860-2700
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 June 2004

Visited Taliesin West first week of June, 2004. Have wanted to visit here for many years. The gift shop has FLW books, gift items. The older workers here & along the 3 hour tour were friendly and accomodating to tourists - a nice change. Paid...More

15  Thank Luv-the-beach
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 November 2014

My friend and I booked 2 back to back combo tours. We started out at 9am on a Saturday morning for the 90 min insight tour and then took the 11am desert walk tour. Both of our guides were very pleasant and professional, we thoroughly...More

13  Thank tricheng
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Reviewed yesterday

We knew the tour would be interesting, and it was much more than we had imagined. The design elements and manner of construction are amazing as well as inspiring. This is a "must see" place.

Thank Joe E
Reviewed 3 days ago

Taliesin West is an amazing combination of nature meeting architecture. The tour guide was excellent, knowledgeable in the history, architecture and biography of Frank Lloyd Wright and his creations. The 90 minute tour was well-paced including several interesting talks while we were seated. The grounds...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to Taliesin West. Our guide, Mack, was very informative about some of the personal details of Mr. Wright and the history of the property. I highly recommend doing the Insight tour. The only thing I would like to see changed...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the 3 hours Behind the Scenes Tour, which also came with tea and a talk by one of Frank Lloyd Wrights old students. Just an amazing building and setting that was operating ahead of its time. Still a working architectural school but only...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The 90 minute tour of Taliesin West gave terrific insight into Frank Lloyd Wright’s family and school of architecture. The tour guide was quite informative and full of wonderful stories. Although Frank Lloyd Wright was quite the ladies man, this aspect of his life was...More

Thank paullevin
Reviewed 6 days ago

Architects, students and history buffs will probably appreciate both the design features (considering it's age) as well as the use of the local desert rocks used to create this structure. However, if you're not a student, architect or history buff, you might find the 90...More

Thank sandidan22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the visit to Taliesin West. The tour guides are informative and the history of the architecture school is intriquing. I probably can’t add any new information to this location, but if you have time, don’t miss this place.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited many Frank Lloyd Wright homes (mainly in Oak Park, IL and WI, but this was an entirely different experience. The architectural school is unique, even if it still is easily identifiable in the FLW style. The docent was great, explaining so many...More

Thank jaycie2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mr Wright trained many architechs here. He had five priciples, the most important was in keeping in human scale. He and his students built the place by hand (and he started late in life). Be sure to take the guided tour which lasts about 90...More

Thank Philip V
Reviewed 1 week ago

My recent visit was about 25 yrs after I was there with my wife and daughter. The first time I played the grand piano in the theater hall ( Chopin's Revolutionary Etude op.10 no.12). My now adult daughter visited us in Scottsdale and accompanied my...More

Thank John V
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30 October 2018|
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Response from carolynp395 | Reviewed this property |
None when we were at 10 am.
Andrea O
19 September 2018|
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Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure I observed an area for RV parking. It is best to phone them to check & ask for any fees. Regular parking was free