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Dana-Thomas House

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Beautiful example of Wright's Prairie style

Please take this free tour (donations appreciated) tour of this beautifully renovated Frank Lloyd... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
An interesting and unique part of springfield

I have been going to the Dana-Thomas house since childhood, it is a must see for anyone interested... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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300 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, IL 62703-2233
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Please take this free tour (donations appreciated) tour of this beautifully renovated Frank Lloyd Wright house. Video is informative and tour guides are knowledgeable. The original stain glass and furniture are breath taking. It is definitely worth your time!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kimmony
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to the Dana-Thomas house since childhood, it is a must see for anyone interested in architecture , and of course Frank LLOYD WRIGHT. I used to bring my daughter here every year at Christmas time for story time. It was always...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour is wonderful, giving an insight both into Frank Lloyd Wright and also the history of Susan Lawrence Dana and her family as it pertains to the history of Springfield, IL. Seasonal events at the Dana-Thomas house are also fun - candle-light tours, Christmas...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank efischer850
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Frank Lloyd Wright designed the wonderful Dana Thomas House. It is especially gorgeous at Christmas time, so I highly recommend paying a visit. After a video and tour, be sure to visit The Sumac Shop gift shop for some unique FLW items!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DebPilapil2018
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

We were not expecting much, BUT, this was a great tour. We were the only people on the tour and received very personalized service from the docent. FABULOUS tour and a great learning experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 681GregC
Reviewed 24 November 2018

This was the #13 FLW house in the Illinois Frank Lloyd Wright Illinois trail. It was a massive 12k square foot home in the middle of Springfield. We were looking for something to do on a rainy cold November afternoon so some indoor activities sounded...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Decided to go on this tour with another family member. My husband and I were so glad we did, excellent tour. Very informative tour guide. Donations were asked for instead of actual ticket price. A very different FLW home.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CJTom
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Wonderful story about the builder and occupants of this house. I am so glad it is now a public site.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank George C
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The timeless beauty of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture is on display in this 12,000 sq. ft. home. The tour begins with an 8-minute video about the owner of the home, followed by an interesting tour of the home (wish we could have heard our guide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jayneb42018
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Great tour at the Dana Thomas house. The staff was friendly & welcoming, and they could answer every question asked of them today. Made the tour enjoyable & interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Anne S
26 October 2016|
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Response from Inalilady | Reviewed this property |
Not very accessible. You'll be able to see some of it.
9 October 2016|
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Response from gil o | Reviewed this property |
The site is open year round Weds.-Sun. and seasonally Mon. & Tues. The website doesn't say when the seasonal ends. The best thing to do is call 1 217 782-6776. Sorry I couldn't be more help.
Vernona M
29 June 2016|
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Response from MeterReader | Reviewed this property |
No set fee just a donation. I think $10 per person would fair and kids free