Farnsworth House

14520 River Rd.
Plano, IL 60545- Map It
Phone: (630) 552-0052

AAA Editor Notes

Farnsworth House is 1.7 mi. s. on Ben St. (Fox River Rd.), then just e. to 14520 River Rd. Completed in 1951, this glass-and-steel structure was designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Nestled along the banks of the Fox River in a secluded meadow, the house is a well-known example of modernist domestic architecture. Guided tours are available.
Guided tour $20. Interior photography permit (weekdays only) $10. Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Guided tours are available by reservation Tues.-Sun. 10-2 (also Sat.-Sun. 2-3), Apr. 1 to mid-Nov. Last tour begins at closing. Closed Easter and July 4. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.