Students at Robie House

The Trust’s Education Department offers both on-site and virtual tours, during which students experience Wright’s designs firsthand and are encouraged to ask questions and share their observations.

Each tour can be tailored to classroom themes and partners with activities and lessons from

Tours are intended for smaller groups and are available at the Frederick C. Robie House, the Home and Studio and its surrounding historic neighborhood, and the exterior of Unity Temple.

Chaperones are FREE with a limit of 1 chaperone per 10 students unless otherwise arranged.

Larger groups and those interested in the standard interpretive tour can contact Group Tours at 312.994.4041 or

Inquiry Based Tours

Students’ natural curiosity guides them through each space as they peer through colorful light screens and investigate how design shapes the world around us.

Length: 45 minutes
Fee: $5 per student

Sketching Tour

This tour pairs inquiry with looking activities and sketching prompts that directly engage students in the design process. Students should bring a sketchbook to visually document their experience on the tour.

Length: 60 minutes
Fee: $9 per student

Neighborhood Tour

Explore the historic neighborhood around the Home and Studio and discover how Wright’s innovative designs continue to shape the community.

Length: 30 minutes
Fee: $5 per student