Phone reservations are required for all tours.
Tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park may be scheduled by appointment for the following times:
- 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
- 2:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Please call 314-822-8359 to make a reservation and leave the following information:
- Your name
- Your telephone number
- The date and time you would like to visit
- The number of people in your party.
It is recommended that you call at least one week in advance. Tours are limited to a maximum of 10 people. Groups of 10 to 20 visitors and school groups may call the same number to arrange a private tour. (The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park is not available for rentals.)
Tours of the house last approximately one hour and 15 minutes. They include a 17-minute video by Schwartz and Associates that tells the story of the construction, purchase and restoration of the Kraus House, a Usonian design based on a parallelogram grid (see FLWHEP floor plan). Viewers have the opportunity to hear from a variety of persons involved in the project, including Russell Kraus, who had the house built; Lee Patterson, the builder; and those responsible for the purchase and restoration of the house. Bathroom facilities are not available except for a portable toilet. The Kraus House is not wheelchair accessible.
The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park is located in Kirkwood in suburban St. Louis County. As shown on the locator map, the restored home is just south of Dougherty Ferry Road, about .3 miles east of I-270 at the following address:
- FLWHEP/Kraus House
- 120 North Ballas Road
- Kirkwood, Missouri 63122
School buses and motor coaches must drop off passengers on the east side of North Ballas Road and follow these directions.
The public tour fee is $10 per person and $5 for children 12 and under. The fee for school groups is $5 per student. Children under 6 years of age are not permitted on the tours.
Tours are FREE for FLWHEP members. A $50 membership provides free admission for one person, while membership at the $75 level or above includes free admission for one member and one guest. Members may visit as often as they wish.
and docent Ann Bauer.
The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park
120 North Ballas Road St. Louis, Missouri 63122