To share the magic of Taliesin West, we offer a broad selection of tours ranging from one to three hours long.
Guided tours of Taliesin West are required. You cannot enter the property unless you are on a guided tour. Walk-ins are not guaranteed spots on a tour and tours book up fast. Reservations are strongly recommended for all tours.
Taliesin West is open year round. Our site is closed to the public on the following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. Taliesin West is located in Scottsdale, Arizona. If you are looking to book a tour at Taliesin in Wisconsin, click here.
All tours are guided. Tickets are available for advanced purchase by clicking below or calling 888.516.0811.
Special access and engagement opportunities, including free tours, are offered to members, to show the significant impact you have in preserving the life, legacy, and work of Frank Lloyd Wright.
You’ll be drawn closer to Frank Lloyd Wright’s world on Taliesin West’s signature tour. Visit Wrights private quarters and living room, the gracious Taliesin West “Garden Room,” the Drafting Studio, the Music Pavilion, the Cabaret, and more. This tour is not intended for children under the age of 6.
Offered daily from 9 am – 3:45 pm | Reservations are strongly recommended.
Mon-Thurs: $35 adults, $25 students (13-25 with student ID), $19 youth (6-12). Fri/Sat/Sun: $40 GA, $30 students (13-25 with student ID), $19 youth (6-12). Members are free.
Behind the Scenes
This is "the tour" for Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiasts. A highlight of the tour is a visit to the colorful Taliesin West Dining Room. You will visit all the spots on the Insights Tour. This tour is not intended for children under the age of 13. Call 888.516.0811 for reservations or buy tickets below. If the 4-person minimum is not met for this tour, it will be canceled.
Offered Monday and Saturday at 9:15 am Thursday at 2:15 pm | Reservations required.
$75 GA. Reservations required. Members receive 20% off.
Explore the details of one of Frank Lloyd Wright's most personal creations with this 2-hour tour. The Details Tour offers a deeper look into each space included on an Insights Tour, with more time to immerse yourself in the unique aspects of each room and the ability to linger for more personal photo opportunities. This tour is not intended for children under the age of 13.
Offered daily at 4 pm
Mon-Thurs: $40. Fri/Sat/Sun: $45. Reservations required. Members receive 20% off.
Night Lights Tour
The romance of Taliesin West comes to life during this special evening tour, an excellent date night activity. Taliesin West’s fire-breathing dragon makes a guest appearance while Wright’s desert masterpiece glows warmly like a jewel under Arizona’s starry skies. This tour is not intended for children under the age of 13. Reservations are required. Call 888.516.0811 for reservations or buy tickets below.
Offered Friday* | Leaves 5:30, 6, and 6:30 pm. Reservations required. *In February, Night Lights Tours will be offered on the 8th, 15th, and 22nd at 6, 6:30, and 7 pm.
$50. Reservations required. Ticket price includes your choice of one beer, wine, or non-alcoholic drink at the conclusion of your tour. There will also be a cash bar available for purchase of additional drinks.
Private Collections Tour
Step behind the scenes into the collection vault for a private view of selected works from Frank Lloyd Wright's personal art collection. While many objects remain on display in the interpretive spaces, other pieces treasured by the architect are too fragile for display outside of museum environments. These include Japanese prints, textiles and exceptional books shared in this special limited showing. Call 888.516.0811 for reservations or buy tickets below.
Offered February 5, February 26, March 25, and April 22 | 11 a.m.
$38. Reservation required.
Desert Shelter Tour
Students in the School of Architecture at Taliesin lead dynamic desert tours of their student shelter residences which have been called “the coolest dorms in the world.” Guests learn about the innovative shelter program, a tradition since Frank Lloyd Wright first slept under the stars in a simple canvas shelter on the grounds that would become Taliesin West. Appropriate closed-toed shoes required.
Offered Saturdays and Sundays at 10:15 am and 1:15 pm
$45. Reservation required.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is pleased to contribute to the success of like-minded nonprofit organizations by providing charitable contributions. Learn more about donations to community organizations here.
Frank Lloyd Wright Store
During your visit to Taliesin West, be sure to check out the Frank Lloyd Wright Store. The Store features books, home decor, apparel, and art that not only celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright, but also the work he has inspired.
Insights Tours can be prearranged for groups of 15 or more, and group rates are available. Please contact Donna Yeaw for details at 480.627.5375 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interior/exterior photography is permitted for personal, non-commercial use only.
Guests in need of special assistance
A National Historic Landmark built in the early 20th century, Taliesin West was not designed to meet contemporary accessibility standards. Buildings at Taliesin West are terraced into the landscape, resulting in gravel walkways, steps and uneven surfaces. Narrow ramps are available for guests to use at their own discretion throughout the tour.
All Taliesin West tours are walking tours and guests with special requests and needs should contact our tour department at 480-627-5375 or email@example.com prior to their visit.
Guests with special needs who desire to visit Taliesin West without taking a walking tour may request an interpretive guide of Taliesin West on site.
Walkers are permitted in all venues. Guests who wish to use walkers should be aware that Taliesin West has steps, gravel walkways, and uneven surfaces.
The complex’s network of pathways includes gravel walkways, uneven steps, and stairs. Ramps are available on the property and visitors are welcome to use them at their own discretion. Ramps are 26 inches wide with slopes ranging from 21 to 27 degrees.
Assistants for the visually impaired are welcome on any tour free-of-charge.
An interpretive guide book highlighting all aspects of the tours offered at Taliesin West is available upon request. Hearing impaired guests may bring a language interpreter on any tour free-of-charge.
Certified service animals and white canes are permitted on all tours. Pets and other animals whose sole function is to provide comfort, companionship, or emotional support do not qualify as service animals under the Americans with Disabilities Act or state law.