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HOLIDAY MOONLIGHT TOURS:  Our Thursday evening Holiday Moonlight Tours are back AND tickets are going fast!  Step back to 1918 and enjoy the Allen House decorated for the holidays with vintage décor. Visit the Gilded Garage Gift Shop and find that unique gift for your loved ones!   The gift shop will be open 6:00 – 9:00 pm and admission to the gift shop is always free!   To cap the tour off “Wright”, enjoy refreshments at the end of the tour in the gift shop!  $25/person.  These are great for couples’ nights, office parties or just a fun date night!  Reserve your ticket now.  
Available Dates:  November 17, December 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
The home will be decorated for the holidays from November 12 – December 31, 2022. 
YEAR-END APPEAL:
2022 is quickly coming to a close, so we gratefully ask that you might consider the Allen House in your year-end giving.  We are proud of the many restoration and enhancement projects completed this year, focusing on the restored living room doors, tuck-pointing throughout the home and the interior garden house plaster repaired and scrumbling reapplied. Our mission continues to focus on the restoration and conservation of the house and gardens in order to adapt the use as a house museum. Thanks to the generous support of donors, we can offer visitors an educational opportunity to experience Wright’s philosophy of organic architecture and living in harmony with nature. In 2022 so far, we have attracted visitors from 29 states and 24 different countries. As we look to 2023, we will continue renovations to the quarry tile surfaces, restoring the half-bath off the back stairs, and continuing the tuck-pointing throughout the home and exterior walls. We couldn’t do this without you. With your support we can enhance and share this cultural destination for generations to come. Please consider supporting Allen House restoration efforts with a year-end gift. Donations of $125 or greater will receive a complimentary copy of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen House in Wichita. Gifts to the annual fund are unrestricted and tax-deductible. Gifts can be made online at www.flwrightwichita.org or by mailing a check to our address. The Allen House is considered “the house of choice to live in” by our guests – and Wright considered it “among my best.” Thank you for your continued support of the Frank Lloyd Wright Allen House!
SAFETY GUIDELINES:
VISITOR INFORMATION:  Located in the historic College Hill neighborhood at 255 N. Roosevelt, Wichita, Kansas, the Allen House is accessible through guided tours ONLY on specific days.  We are CLOSED for the month of January for annual maintenance and restoration projects.  Please check our online calendar for available tour dates and events.  Check in begins 30 minutes prior to tour start time. Preparing for your tour: Please stay with your tour guide at all times. In order to extend the life and preserve the historic character of the house museum, we ask you please do not touch interior walls, objects, art glass, furnishings, etc. throughout.  Do NOT sit on any furniture. This beautiful home is conserved as a museum and available for guided tours thanks to the Allen House Foundation.

Tour Descriptions:

See “Events” calendar for tour dates/times.  https://flwrightwichita.org/events/   Standard Tour:  $22 For those Wright enthusiasts who want to learn more about the details, design and history behind the Allen House, this tour is for you!  90 minute guided tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright Allen House includes all the main rooms, second floor and interior gardens.  This is a walking tour and you must be able to navigate stairs.  The garden house is NOT included on this tour.  (NO interior photography or backpacks allowed.)   (Not recommended for children under the age of 12.) Grand Tour:  $40 Enjoy a deeper look at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen House and Wright’s Architecture.  This tour will provide an extensive interpretation of the house details and the relationship between Wright and his architecture led by experienced Docents.  You will be allowed more time in each room to experience the details of Wright’s architecture and also photograph details for personal use.  This tour offers access to the garden house which is not included on other tours.  The garden house contains a sampling of items designed by Wright during his lifetime.  This is a walking tour and you must be able to navigate stairs.  Plan to spend 2-3 hours in the house/gardens.  Interior photography is allowed for personal use only.  In order to receive a quality tour experience, we limit the number of visitors on this tour to 10 per group.   (Not recommended for children under the age of 12.) Moonlight Tour:  $22 Join us for our “Moonlight Tour” and experience the house in its original lighting atmosphere.  Tour length is 90 minutes.  This is a walking tour and you must be able to navigate stairs. 1st Thursday of the month @ 7:00 pm  beginning in February (Subject to change by demand. Please check calendar.) Elsie Allen Art Tour: Have you ever wondered about the history behind the artwork inside the Allen House?  Come experience an in-depth look at examples of Elsie Allen’s  art collection.  Elsie was a major art collector and advocate in Wichita.  She owned over 400 pieces of art at the time of her death.  This tour will explore original pieces of art that are exhibited in the home.  This tour focus is on the artwork but will also include a “mini-tour” of the home.  Tour length is one hour.  This is a walking tour throughout the home and stairs must be navigated.  For a more in-depth tour about the home itself, please consider our Guided Tour or In-Depth Tour. By appointment – please call for availability.

Admission:  Varies due to COVID-19

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Request a Large/Bus Group Tour

To request a tour for your large/bus group, please click here to fill out a request form.  (Tours scheduled Wed – Sat, calendar permitting.) Large groups – Limited restroom facilities – one unisex bathroom located in the gift shop.

Speaking Engagements

To request a speaker for your organization, please contact Amy.Reep@flwrightwichita.org for more information.

Become a Patron

If you are interested in making a donation and becoming a patron of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Allen House, please click here.

Docent Training: If you would like to learn more about a rewarding volunteer experience  at the Allen House and attend this session, please contact Amy.Reep@flwrightwichita.org.