Martin House Tour

$22 / $20 seniors / $10 students / Free for members and children 8 & under

  • 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Martin House (Now includes 2nd floor)
  • Pergola
  • Conservatory
  • Carriage House

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Experience the harmony of Wright’s nature-inspired architecture, the connections made between interior and exterior spaces, and the pioneering methods of construction used in this outstanding residential project.  Explore the home’s beauty, described as a “domestic symphony,” which includes prime examples of Wright-designed furniture, art glass, and light fixtures.

There is stair-climbing, considerable walking, and standing involved on this tour.
For guests who use a wheelchair: We are unable to accommodate a wheelchair on the second floor and the pergola.
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Martin House Plus Tour

$45 / $41 seniors / $25 students / $23 members

  • 2 hours
  • All spaces on Martin House Tour
  • Barton House
  • Gardener’s Cottage

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In addition to the spaces visited on the Martin House tour, the Plus Tour takes visitors inside the additional Wright-designed residences on the estate. Explore the Barton House, the first Prairie house built on the site for Martin’s sister and her family, and the Gardener’s Cottage, where you will see Wright’s concept for affordable housing beautifully executed. Along the way, your docent will expand on the Martin/Wright story to provide a more detailed context for these architectural masterpieces.

There is stair-climbing, considerable walking, and standing involved on this tour. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Two-hour tours are not intended for children under the age of 8.

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Self-Guided Martin House Tour (Select Evenings)

$15 / $10 students / Free for members and children 8 & under

  • Martin House (1st floor)
  • Pergola
  • Conservatory
  • Carriage House

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Enjoy a unique opportunity to explore at your own pace during a self-guided tour offered select evenings (typically Thursdays) from 4-7pm.  Docents will be on hand to answer your questions during your journey.

Visitors will select a 30-minute time slot when purchasing a ticket to help manage the number of guests inside at one time. Guests are allowed to enter during any point during that half hour slot. Please review all of our safety guidelines before purchasing your ticket.

For guests who use a wheelchair: We are unable to accommodate a wheelchair on the pergola.

The Museum Store, located inside the carriage house, will be open for shopping.

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Architectural Photography Tour & Workshop

$75 / $65 members

Tuesday, October 12 ∙ 12-2pm

  • 2 hours
  • Martin House (1st floor)
  • Pergola
  • Conservatory

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Join Professional Architectural Photographer Matthew Digati for an educational, hands-on photography workshop. Matt is a Buffalo resident and spends a lot of time on site capturing stunning images for various Martin House projects.

The two-hour session will begin in the lower level of the Martin House, where Matt will share tips and tricks to prepare participants for the unique experience. A Martin House docent will then lead the group on a 40-minute tour of the 1st floor of the Martin House, pergola, and conservatory. Along the way, Matt will share specific instructions on how to capture beautiful images in each space.

For the second hour of the workshop, participants will be broken down into even smaller groups and spend the remaining time capturing photos while Matt provides individual instruction as needed.

At the tour’s conclusion, participants are welcome to wander the exterior of the estate to continue taking photographs.

All photos will be for personal use only, and tripods and flash are not permitted during the workshop.

coming back in 2022

Virtual Martin House Tour

$12 / $10 for members

  • 45 minutes
  • Martin House (1st floor)
  • Pergola
  • Conservatory

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Join us for a live virtual exploration of the Martin House from the comfort of your home. Using the Zoom platform, the virtual tours will often have a specific theme to allow participants to experience Martin House through a different lens.

Questions can be posed to the docent by using the chat function to create an engaging experience for all participants. Only one ticket needs to be purchased per device. Ticket sales typically close two hours prior to the live event.

Virtual tours will be back on our schedule in the fall. Stay tuned for more!

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Candlelight Behind-the-Scenes Tour

$35 / $20 members

  • 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Martin House lower level
  • Martin House 1st and 2nd floor, including guest suite of roooms
  • Pergola
  • Conservatory
  • Carriage House

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The lights will be dimmed, candles lit and the holiday tree on display during this 75-minute docent-led tour. And the seasonal Candlelight Behind-the-Scenes Tour will take you to areas not visited on other tour offerings, including the guest suite of rooms and the lower level of the Martin House!

But hurry: this tour is only offered on Thursdays evenings in December.

There is stair-climbing, considerable walking, and standing involved on this tour.

For guests who use a wheelchair: We are unable to accommodate a wheelchair on the lower level and second floor of the Martin House and the pergola.

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Private Tour

  • Create your ideal experience

$500

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You and up to 7 guests can experience Wright’s Buffalo masterpiece during an intimate and leisurely tour led by a member of our senior staff.

Explore the six buildings on the Martin House estate with ample time for a personalized, one-of-a-kind experience. This is the perfect gift for the Frank Lloyd Wright aficionado who has everything, for that once-in-a-lifetime visit, or to thank someone for something special.

Photography is allowed. Schedule this tour at a time mutually agreeable to your party and the Martin House staff.

Please contact us at info@martinhouse.org or 716.856.3858.

Upcoming Events

From family fun days to engaging lectures to craft beer tastings, we encourage you to visit our event calendar throughout the year for information about the festive happenings at Martin House.

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