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Address: 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY 13021
Phone Number: (315) 252-0339
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Willard Chapel A Must See

This is a must see, especially on a sunny day. The Tiffany Glass is amazing, as are the mosaic floors and the wood work. It is just beautiful. A true gem.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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London, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We were with a bus trip to the Willard Chapel. It was a nice day so the sun was shining in through the Tiffany windows. The Tiffany windows, lights and fixtures are the highlights of this tour. If you are a Tiffany fan then this would be a very interesting tour. The tour guide attempted to perform a Powerpoint presentation... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The WIllard Chapel is the remains of a one-time seminary, now partly restored. I enjoyed seeing the chapel; the guide was knowledgeable and engaged, but somehow I was left feeling that something was missing. I wish that were not the case, and i would still encourage you to go for yourself.

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Fun little tour if you like churches or if you are interested in Tiffany. It has a unique mosaic tile floor. This is the only known, unaltered Tiffany religious interior to exist. There is a short video at the end of tour. This tour would likely not be of interest to grade school children or younger.

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Holland Patent, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a must see, especially on a sunny day. The Tiffany Glass is amazing, as are the mosaic floors and the wood work. It is just beautiful. A true gem.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Who knew we'd find Moorish influences in a Presbyterian chapel in upstate NY? Seeing these Tiffany windows up close is well worth the trip. In fact, everything except the organ was designed & crafted by Tiffany! Beautiful, and a real glimpse into a creative genius and his company's work.

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Philadelphia, PA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was an attraction we had really looked forward to seeing. Local pamphlets on Auburn places gave Sunday afternoon hours of 1-4 for the chapel, so we changed our trip to Auburn from Saturday to Sunday to accommodate this. We got there at three o'clock, and it was locked tight. Locals told us that they did not believe it was... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

If you like Tiffany glass. Well worth the stop. The Tiffany windows, chandaliers, and mosaic relief are a beautiful example of Tiffany.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Boy am I glad we made the 2 hour drive to tour the chapel. It is an amazing sight with an amazing story. As expected, the Tiffany windows were beautiful but little did I know that Tiffany also designed the chandaliers, floors and wall decor. Our docent was an excellent tour guide. Very, very knowledgeable. You are allowed to take... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

One of the few remaining Tiffany chapels in the US. Painstakingly restored and beautiful to look at. They offer chamber music performances through the summer and has become a very popular wedding venue. Worth a stop if you're travelling through.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a beautiful chapel. Too bad it is not still being used regularly. The windows and all the Tiffany glass-work is amazing. We did find it humorous, that our tour guide insisted in finding "objects" in the abstract glass pieces of the windows. We just enjoyed the beauty of it and the intricacy of the designs.

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