Farnsworth House offering summer rates for grounds access passes

Farnsworth House offers exterior viewing and grounds access passes at a special summer price of $10 per adult and $5 for children ages 5 to 12.

Grounds access passes offer many opportunities and ways to enjoy the property. Guests are invited to walk the mulched paths, enjoy a picnic or try the scavenger hunt. Learn about the many species of birds and trees on the property with complimentary field guides.

Exterior views of Farnsworth House is an ideal way to introduce younger children to architecture and design. These tickets do not include a guided indoor tour. Tickets for all Farnsworth House tours may be purchased at farnsworthhouse.org/tours.

Through 2021, Farnsworth House, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is celebrating namesake Dr. Edith Farnsworth’s life and times with a new interpretive exhibition, “Edith Farnsworth Reconsidered,” in the visitor center, and “Edith Farnsworth’s Country House,” the temporary refurnishing of the house circa 1955.

Visit farnsworthhouse.org for up-to-date information about forthcoming companion exhibitions, events and programming.

Farnsworth House is at 14520 River Road in Plano.