The Garden Tour is dedicated to the gardens and natural landscape across Frank Lloyd Wright’s 800-acre Taliesin estate near Spring Green, Wisconsin. These incomparable gardens offer a glimpse into the master architect’s profound connection to nature and provide a spectacular backdrop to Wright’s world-class architecture and the stunning Driftless Area in southwestern Wisconsin.
Meeting Location is the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center (Spring Green, WI).
The Garden Tour provides access to the gardens around the exterior of the buildings. No entrance to the house or other buildings is included.
Join us for this early evening stroll through the spectacular gardens of Taliesin. Learn about Frank Lloyd Wright’s relationship to nature with a short, guided tour of the gardens surrounding the home on the 800-acre estate. Enjoy views of the unique and dramatic Driftless Area while discussing topics tailored to your interests in horticulture or the natural landscape with your guide and fellow guests. Finish your evening enjoying hors d’oeuvres and drinks in the garden courtyard, relaxing and taking inspiration from the beautifully curated flowers and breathtaking views.
Four special evenings, from 5pm-7pm throughout the season:
Garden societies, clubs, and groups will enjoy this two-hour group tour of the Taliesin estate and gardens. A guided, leisurely walk through the gardens that accompany the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright’s home estate will focus on inspiration from nature, horticulture practices, and the history of the landscape, ending with refreshments on Wright’s terrace. Group Garden Tours are limited to 21 guests. Contact us to schedule a group tour.
Among the most architecturally significant buildings in the United States, Taliesin embodies Frank Lloyd Wright’s energy, technique, and creative vision. The house stands as the longest continually evolving project of Wright’s career.
The tours begin on a picturesque rural estate that has some unique characteristics. All tours require a significant amount of standing, stair climbing and walking on uneven terrain. There are several series of steps and some with no handrails. Some exterior walkways consist of loose gravel or grassy pathways. There is no opportunity to leave the group should you wish to stay behind. Our public tours are not wheelchair accessible. We can arrange private accessible tours with three weeks’ notice. Please call directly for details. 877-588-7900 Ext 229. We share this information so that all guests may be fully prepared for what to expect.
Tour tickets are non-refundable.