Glessner House


1800 S Prairie Ave
Chicago, IL 60616

Phone: 312-326-1480

Map / Directions Map / Directions

Hours:
Tour Center opens  Wed-Sun 11:30am
Clarke House Museum Tours  Wed-Sun Noon, 2pm
Glessner House Museum Tours  Wed-Sun 1pm, 3pm

Admission:
Glessner House or Clarke House Adult $10; Senior $9; Student $9; Child (5-12) $6; Child (5 and under) Free
Combo Tour (Glessner AND Clarke) Adult $15; Senior $12; Student $12; Child (5-12) $8; Child (5 and under) Free
Wednesdays Free

Type:
Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums


10BEST Says

Historic Sites: The Glessner House was built in 1887 and is the home of Henry Hobson Richardson Glessner, an architect whose work inspired Frank Lloyd Wright. The house has been painstakingly restored and preserved and includes an outstanding collection of 19th and 20th century furniture and decorative art. This home holds a vast assortment of pieces from the Aesthetic and English Arts and Crafts movements. The collection includes ceramic vases and tiles, silver, engravings, and Art Nouveau glass.

10Best List photo 10BEST says

Historic Sites: The Glessner House was built in 1887 and is the home of Henry Hobson Richardson Glessner, an architect whose work inspired Frank Lloyd Wright. The house has been painstakingly restored and preserved and includes an outstanding collection of 19th and 20th century furniture and decorative art. This home holds a vast assortment of pieces from the Aesthetic and English Arts and Crafts movements. The collection includes ceramic vases and tiles, silver, engravings, and Art Nouveau glass.

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