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Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff

6472 Old Lake Shore Road, Derby, NY 14047
+1 716-947-9217
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Five years of progress.

We returned to Greycliff this year five years after our last visit and more than fifteen since our... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
South Beach, Miami Beach
A Beautiful Summer Place

We enjoyed the 2 hour tour with a very passionate docent that helped us envision the house when it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gail W
Toronto, Canada
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6472 Old Lake Shore Road, Derby, NY 14047
+1 716-947-9217
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We returned to Greycliff this year five years after our last visit and more than fifteen since our first visit. The restoration progress has been enormous, and the site is now ready for the prime-time, both for the FLW aficianado and the casual historic preservationist....More

Thank Flamingo33139
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the 2 hour tour with a very passionate docent that helped us envision the house when it was occupied by the original owner, Mrs. Martin. Much restoration is yet to come but the quality of Frank Lloyd Wright's work is apparent. We opted...More

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Views of the lake and grounds are exceptional. Restoration work on the interior of the house is ongoing, so don't expect to see it as it was and hopefully will be once the work is completed. Guides are knowledgeable giving added insight, background and history...More

Thank jtrd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for Frank Lloyd Wright fans. The house is stellar and tour guides so passionate. The house is under some repair but adds to intrigue gift shop is good and nor over priced

Thank lhouse1
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This summer home of the Martin family of Buffalo, NY is undergoing a thoughtful renovation by a dedicated staff of docents and architecture-lovers. It's well worth a visit to see the spirit of Wright's horizontal lines and how he brings the lake into the home....More

1  Thank GGW135
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Did the three hour architect's tour and spent the next four hours listening to and learning from Patrick. Stories and insights brought the home and it's inhabitants to life. Doing a beautiful restoration- looking foward to returning when it is completed.

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Beautifully situated and incredible property in mid-restoration. Structural work done ... others in progress after years of this summer-mansion home had been used as a boys school. Not anywhere near as complete as other properties I've visited but it will be. Recommend... but don't expect...More

Thank Gloria G
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We are avid Frank Lloyd Wright fans and were so pleased to have the opportunity to visit Graycliff. While we didn't have a choice in length of tour time when we booked, the time we spent visiting the property seemed like the right length (1.15)...More

Thank Citizens
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was an amazing tour. I couldnt decide whether or not to take the 1 hour or 2 hour tour. I had my 90 year old aunt with me and she insisted she could handle the two hour and I am so thankful we did...More

Thank 2ChildrenOfTheWorld
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

After a visit to Fallingwater, it was time to visit Wright in Buffalo. We all know about Darwin Martin's home --Wright's opus in the Parkside neighborhood. Darwin Martin, developed a close relationship with Wright, and commissioned him to design Isabellas( Darwins wife) " summer home"...More

Thank Martha K
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Robin M L
16 June 2016|
Response from RumJOro | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are full day tours of Frank Lloyd Wright attractions in the area Check out the Graycliff Website-Tours-All Wright All Day!
Robin M L
16 June 2016|
Response from LondonKaytee | Reviewed this property |
If you look on the Darwin Martin House website you will see that there are several such tours this year: "The 2016 All Wright All Day Tour is offered October 7, October 22, November 4 and 19 and runs all day from 8:30 AM... More