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First Unitarian Meeting House of Madison

900 University Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53705-2298
+1 608-233-9774
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At least stop for a "peek"

There are 2 tours during the week that have a fee and go over the entire story of the building... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jfadds
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chicago
Diverse community place

Don't walk on the roof! You'll be chastised. I mainly have visited to weddings and funerals. There... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
billfeeny
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Madison, Wisconsin
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900 University Bay Dr, Madison, WI 53705-2298
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"frank lloyd wright building"
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"great tour"
in 8 reviews
"original building"
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"sunday service"
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"leaking roof"
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"architectural style"
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"natural materials"
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"entire building"
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"beautiful building"
in 5 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"our tour guide"
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"flw"
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"congregation"
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"church"
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"worship"
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"prow"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 2 tours during the week that have a fee and go over the entire story of the building. But you can stop any time they are open for what the lady at the desk called " a peek" inside to see the space....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't walk on the roof! You'll be chastised. I mainly have visited to weddings and funerals. There have been unique music shows: Robert Fripp and his Crafty Orchestra, Musikach, others...

Thank billfeeny
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Went to see this FLW designed house of worship in Madison. A nice volunteer from the First Unitarian Society gave a handful of us a free tour. Saw the soaring prow, deep-pitched copper roof as well as interlacing glass and wood as well as concrete...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This church was designed by Wright when he was 84 years old. He was also a member of this congregation. Even when there are no tours scheduled, the church is open and visitors are welcome to look around. A delightful man named Bob was at...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Having visited Taliesen West in Scottsdale, AZ, we were interested in seeing other buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and took the opportunity while on a road trip through Wisconsin over the Labour Day weekend to visit the First Unitarian Meeting House in Madison, WI....More

2  Thank Gloria S
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

The First Unitarian Meeting House of Madison was designed by Frank Loyd Wright, famous architect. It is an excellent example of many of his building's typical traits: natural materials, simple design, open spaces, "compression" in the entryway, opening up to a large, expansive space inside....More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Went to just take some pictures and ended up going on the hour-long tour. Super interesting facts about the property, Wright, Madison, and the church were presented. It was a great experience.

Thank Dawn F
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We toured this Frank Lloyd Wright designed church and had a wonderful, knowledgeable tour guide. Worth a visit.

Thank Ruth S
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Missed tour, but still got to see inside main room. Beautiful architecture and use of space. Addition complemented main building

Thank Dianne S
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Part of the Frank Lloyd Wright trail in Wisconsin and worth the visit. Be sure to check the schedule so you can take a guided tour. Some of the ceiling in the church are in need of repair, but a must see for FLW fans.

Thank David K
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