Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL
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Robie House: A Modern Home
Guided Interior Tour
Discover the house Frank Lloyd Wright described as “a cornerstone of modern architecture” on this guided tour that takes in both the exterior and interior of the building. Inspired by the expansive landscape of the Midwest prairie, Wright’s Robie House is the most famous of the architect’s groundbreaking Prairie houses. Completed in 1910, the house is recognized today as one of the most important buildings of the 20th century. It is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Tours: Thursday - Monday
Hours: 10 am - 3 pm
Length: 45 minutes
NOTE: Children under the age of 8 are not permitted on interior tours. Our outdoor audio tours are recommended for families with children. This popular tour in eight languages is available at the Robie House Museum Shop.
Robie House: Inside and Out
Guided Interior Tour + Self-Guided Outdoor Audio Tour
Combine a guided interior tour of the Robie House with a self-guided outdoor audio tour that tells the fascinating story of the dwelling in its historic and contemporary architectural surroundings. Together they provide a comprehensive experience and excellent value, allowing visitors to fully understand the evolving significance of Robie House. The Self-Guided Outdoor Audio Tour is available in eight languages. Tours can be taken in any order.
Tours: Thursday - Monday
Hours: 9:30 am - 3:15 pm
Length: 1.5 hours
Robie House In-depth
Experience and explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s visionary Robie House on this in-depth guided tour. Trained interpreters provide an immersive experience of Wright’s Prairie style masterpiece as you tour both the exterior and interior of the house. This 90-minute tour includes public and private areas of the house and detailed information about the history, design, furnishings, restoration and cultural significance of this American landmark and international icon of modern architecture. Limited to 6 guests.
Tours on Saturdays and Sundays (and Fridays, July - September)
Hours: 9 am
Length: Approximately 90 minutes
Admission: $78 General, $68 Trust members
Tour and Ticket Information
Entry into the Robie House is by guided tour only.
Advance tickets are highly recommended. Purchase tickets online or call our box office at 312.994.4000
View information for guests needing special assistance.
Visit our Group Tours page to book a tour for groups of 10 or more.
All guests, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
Children under 8 are not permitted on interior tours.
Strollers are not permitted inside the Robie House.
eTickets and phone sales ticket orders must be exchanged for authorized admission tickets in the Museum Shop before the tour or event.
Day-of tickets may be purchased online or over the phone up to 30 minutes prior to the tour start time.
Late arrivals will join their specified tour in progress.
Tickets are not refundable or exchangeable.
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust welcomes all guests. We recognize the diverse needs of our audience and offer accessible programming to enable guests to explore the powerful aesthetic experiences of authentic Wright sites, preserved to Wright’s original design vision.
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