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The Allen House is making the health and safety of our customers, volunteers and employees our highest priority. We are closely monitoring the developing situation concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and local health authorities.

Here are some of the major changes guests will notice when visiting the Allen House: (subject to change)  Please review these guidelines before you arrive for your tour:

We continue to monitor the recommendations of local, state and national health authorities.  We encourage anyone seeking further information on COVID-19 to visit www.kansas.com.

Upcoming Events:

June 23 – New Docent Training: Do you have a passion for educating people? Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community. We currently have openings for guided tour docents for all tours. If you would like to learn more about a rewarding volunteer experience at the Allen House then this information session is for you! Email Amy.Reep@flwrightwichita.org or call 316-687-1027 to RSVP. Space is limited. 

July 29 Closing Reception –

Celebrate Wright: Prairie Style  I  July 29   I   6 – 9 PM

Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright Allen House and then top the evening off with a glass of wine on the terrace to toast America’s greatest architect.  As we celebrate Wright’s 154th birthday anniversary during the months of June and July, we are pleased to have on display twelve Prairie Print Maker prints from Henry and Elsie Allen’s personal print collection on loan from Mark Arts.  These beautiful prints can be viewed in the living room along the bookcases on the east wall.  Reserve your tickets now as space is limited.  The home will be open from 6 – 9 PM.  All proceeds directly support the Allen House mission to restore and conserve the house through its adaptive use as a house museum.  The gift shop will also be open for your shopping pleasure!  Please stop in to see all the new merchandise inspired by Wright and his designs.

September 12 – Elsie Allen Tea on the Terrace: Tickets will go on sale July 1st.

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.  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.

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 Private Group Tour

To request a tour for your large group, please click here to fill out a request form.  Minimum of 10 guests and maximum of 25 to schedule a group tour.  (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.