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Chicago: Farnsworth House by Bus

Product ID: 226756
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Travel by deluxe motor coach to Farnsworth House, located in a rural area 62 miles southwest of the city. The program includes a guided tour of the exterior and interior of the house and presentations on the life and work of Mies van der Rohe.
About this activity
Duration 4.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel by deluxe motor coach to Farnsworth House
  • Learn about the life and work of Mies van der Rohe
  • Tour the interior of the renowned Farnsworth House
Full description
After meeting with your guide, you will travel by deluxe motor coach to Farnsworth House, located in a rural area 62 miles southwest of the city. The program for the day includes a guided tour of the exterior and interior of the house, as well as presentations on the life and work of Mies van der Rohe.

Farnsworth House, the famous glass house along the bank of the Fox River, is one of the world’s great architectural masterpieces, designed by Mies van der Rohe and completed in 1951. A founder and leader of the modernist movement in Europe, Mies lived and worked in Chicago for over 30 years, where he invented an architecture of glass and steel that changed the look of cities across the world.
Includes
  • Guided tour of the Farnsworth House by a professional and certified guide
  • Admission to the Galleries of the Chicago Architecture Center
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup or drop off
  • Food and drink
  • Storage for luggage or strollers
  • Coat check

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Meeting point

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is unable to provide secure storage for luggage or strollers
• Unfortunately there are no refunds due to the weather, and tours depart rain or shine
• Pets are not allowed, but service animals are welcome