Join the Center for Collections and Research for the first major reinterpretation of Saarinen House since it was opened as a house museum in 1994. Focusing on the lives and stories of Eliel, Loja, and their impressive family, objects, and images from the collections of Cranbrook’s Art Museum, Archives, and the Center’s cultural properties are used to reinvigorate the house and create an entirely new tour experience.

Saarinen House is Eliel Saarinen’s Art Deco masterwork and the jewel of Cranbrook’s architectural treasures.

Upcoming Tours
The abbreviated 2020 Saarinen House tour season begins September 11 and ends Thanksgiving weekend, with public tours Friday, Saturday, and Sundays at 3:30pm Eastern Time. Private tours and group tours are available September to November per staff availability; please call the Center at 248.645.3307 for more information. See the Center for Collections and Research website for detailed visitor information and updates.

Off-season Tours
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research offers limited private tours off-season, November through April. Please contact the Center at 248.645.3307 for details.

Staff-guided public tours of Saarinen House depart from Cranbrook Art Museum’s outdoor peristyle. To purchase tickets please contact the Center at 248.645.3307. Advanced reservations are required.

 

Reservations
Please call 248.645.3307 or email center@cranbrook.edu to make a reservation.

 


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