Zimmerman House Tours

Zimmerman House Tour Options

The Zimmerman House is closed for the season.  The House reopens for tours April 13, 2017.  Tickets go on sale April 1, 2017.

The Zimmerman House was designed by the acclaimed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1950. It is the only Wright-designed building in New England that is open to the public.

Due to the intimate nature of this home and its setting in a residential neighborhood, access to the house and its grounds is availaZimmerman house interior.ble by guided tour only. Reservations are required for all tours, and we recommend purchasing tickets well in advance. Tour tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. All Zimmerman House tours begin at the Currier Museum of Art and guests are transported to and from the house by van. Restrooms are available at the Museum, but there are no restrooms available at the Zimmerman House during the 90-minute tour. Comfortable shoes, particularly flats for women, are recommended. Children under the age of 7 are not permitted. Photography is only allowed of the exterior of the Zimmerman House.

Sound amplification systems are available upon request for all public and private tours. Visit the Accessibility page for information about wheelchair access at the Zimmerman House.

 


Public Tours

The Zimmerman House is closed for the season.  The House reopens for tours April 13, 2017.  Tickets go on sale April 1, 2017.

The Zimmerman House Public Tour provides guests with a 90-minute tour of the house with information about the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, the commission and design of the house, and details about the Zimmermans who lived in the house for 36 years.

Reservations Required – Tickets for the 2017 season go on sale April 1, 2017.

Public Tours are offered  Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays at 2 p.m and Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.  All tours begin at the Museum. Advance reservation recommended.

Public Tour Pricing
$25 for adults
$24 for seniors (65+)
$16 for students
$10 for children ages 7-17 (Children under age 7 are not permitted to tour the Zimmerman House).

$10 for Musuem members

All Zimmerman House tours include general Museum admission; some special exhibitions may require an additional fee.

For more information about public tour offerings, call 603.669.6144, x150.  


Focus Tours

Zimmerman house exterior.

2017 Focus Tour topics and dates will be released in March 2017.  These tours allow Zimmerman House visitors to dive more deeply into different aspects of the house, the Zimmerman’s life and Frank Lloyd Wright’s design vision.

Focus Tour Pricing
$25 for adults
$24 for seniors
$16 for students
$10 for children ages 7-17 (Children under age 7 are not permitted to tour the Zimmerman House).
$10 for Musuem members

All Zimmerman House tours include general Museum admission; some special exhibitions may require an additional fee.


Twilight Tours at the Zimmerman House

Zimmerman house interior dining area.

Isadore and Lucille Zimmerman often hosted musical evenings at their Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home.  Twilight Tours at the Zimmerman House allow guests a chance to enjoy the house in the same way.  Come experience the exceptional acoustics of the home with a live performance in the house’s Garden Room as the sun begins to set.

Twilight Tours at the Zimmerman House include Museum admission and a beverage of choice from the Winter Garden Cafe.  The cost is $25 for museum members and $35 for not-yet members.  Reservations are required.

Twilight Tours begin at either 5:00 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Guests on the 5:00 p.m. tour will start their evening with the tour of the Zimmerman House and end with refreshments at the Museum. Guests on the 6:30 p.m. tour will begin their evening with refreshments at the Museum before beginning their tour of the Zimmerman House at 6:30 p.m.

For more information about twilight tour offerings, please call 603.669.6144, x150.  


Private Tours

Private tours of the Zimmerman House can be scheduled throughout the tour season (April-December) for $250 for 2-13 people. Private tours require at least two weeks advanced notice for scheduling and can be combined with a guided museum tour as well for an addtional $30 per group. While each tour is limited to 13 people, back-to-back tours can be scheduled for larger groups on Wednesdays.  Student groups visiting the Zimmerman House are just $100 per group of 13.

Please note: There is a flat rate for Zimmerman House private tours. Museum members receive a 10% discount on private tours of the Zimmerman House. The Museum requires payment in advance for all private Zimmerman House tours. Payment is non-refundable.

Private Zimmerman House tours are available in English, French, and Spanish.

For more information about private tour offerings or to schedule a tour, email tours@currier.org or call 603.669.6144, x113.  For public tours, please call 603.669.6144, x150.


Victorian to Usonian: Architecture Weekend Getaway

Tour a unique home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1950, wander through the architecturally significant Currier Museum of Art, and then snuggle up to Egyptian cotton sheets in a restored 1885 Victorian bed and breakfast.
Rate: $189.
Availability: Friday or Saturday nights
Contact the Ash Street Inn at 603.668.9908 or email innkeeper@ashstreetinn.com to make reservations.

Inn Package for 2 includes

  • A one-night stay at the Ash Street Inn with a full breakfast in the morning
  • A tour of the Zimmerman House, owned and operated by the Currier Museum of Art
  • Admission to the Currier Museum of Art for the day of your Zimmerman House tour

For 2016, this package will have a $20 surcharge between August 1 and October 31, 2016, inclusive.