All Martin House tour tickets include FREE admission to “Thought-Built: The Imperial Hotel at 100” exhibition.
If you have already purchased your tour ticket, you do not need to purchase an exhibition ticket separately; it is included in your tour admission.

Martin House Tour

$25 / $23 seniors / $10 students / Free for MH 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 MH 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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Candlelight Behind-the-Scenes Tour (Select Thursday Evenings)

$35 / $30 MH members

  • 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • All three levels of the Martin House
  • Pergola
  • Conservatory
  • Carriage House

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The Martin House is breathtaking in the quiet of the early evening with lights dimmed and candles glowing. This seasonal docent-led tour is a wonderful opportunity to explore spaces not offered on any other tour offerings including the lower level (basement) of the Martin House, Darwin Martin’s home office, the guest suite of rooms, and the staff dining room.

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

Behind-the-Scenes tours are not intended for children under the age of 8.

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Private Tour


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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 or 716.856.3858.

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Martin House Estate Audio Mobile Tour


  • Exterior self-guided tour
  • Requires use of a personal mobile device

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Explore the grounds of the estate during this interactive audio tour, designed to be experienced on site. Along your exterior journey, you will learn about the unique relationship between Frank Lloyd Wright and the Martin family, the architectural features of the residences and interconnected buildings that make up the estate, and the interesting history of the site dating back to the early 20th century.

Designed to last approximately 40 minutes, you will set your own pace as you move from stop to stop. The tour can be enjoyed anytime, even if the site is closed for public tours.

You will use your personal mobile device for this offering. Data rates may apply. The Martin House does not have mobile devices to loan. Headphones are encouraged but not required. Once you purchase your tour ticket, you will receive an email with a link to the tour.

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Upcoming Events

From free community events 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 the Martin House.

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Free Martin House Tours

Just one of the many benefits of membership.