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Address: 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY 13021
Phone Number: (315) 252-0339
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Wow -- what a chapel. Well worth visiting, even after you receive a parking ticket from the City for not realizing that where you parked was a "kisok" area. Oh well. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Hannacroix, New York, United States
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Hannacroix, New York, United States
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124 reviews 124 reviews
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Wow -- what a chapel. Well worth visiting, even after you receive a parking ticket from the City for not realizing that where you parked was a "kisok" area. Oh well. The Willard Memorial Chapel has quite the history, starting as the Auburn Theological Seminary campus, it sat on 10 acres of land, and in 1939 they relocated to NYC.... More 

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Brentwood, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Loved the whole experience of seeing Tiffany stained glass windows and woodwork! It's history is very interesting.

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Auburn, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Be prepared to be wowed! A complete Tiffany Chapel from floor tiles to stenciled vaulted ceiling. Lamps, stained glass windows - of course, a Memorial Tablet and the entire atmosphere. A nice video will orient you to the design, Auburn Theological Seminary and the big players there and the City of Auburn. The Community Preservation Committee has engaged a company... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a beautiful chapel and our docent knew so much more about the history of the building than we could have ever gleaned on our own. We could take photos, which was such a nice bonus!

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Astoria, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It's the one Must See in Auburn and the one I didn't get to see. The building is amazing but the chapel designed by Louis Tiffany was closed over the three days we were in Auburn..Maybe next time.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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50 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My husband, sister, brother-in-law, and I visited the Willard Memorial Chapel in August. We spent the morning at the Mirabeau Spa, but I made sure we left in time to catch the 2PM guided tour at the chapel. The chapel is only 6.5 miles from the spa. We were really glad we made the tour. You not only get to... More 

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Kingston New York
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107 reviews 107 reviews
34 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We attempted to see the chapel, but unbeknownst to us, there was a concert going on....a church organist guild or something like it. The chapel was packed with folks listening to the organ concert which was nice to listen to from afar. The architecture was interesting. The experience would have been nicer, perhaps, to see the stained glass windows...but listening... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Awesome pipe organ -- we were fortunate to walk in while someone was giving a concert! Interesting artifacts, art, and architecture

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Central NYS
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Do not miss a visit to this treasure if you are in the area. A complete Tiffany interior with some of the most beautiful stained glass you can imagine, this chapel is often used for weddings. Bring your binoculars, so you can see the details of the stained glass!

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Beautiful chapel -- all designed and created by Tiffany! Windows, woodwork, floor tiles. If you are passing this way, it is a "must see."

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