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Address: 17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY 13021
Phone Number: (315) 252-0339
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Absolutely Beautiful

I did not know that a full Tiffany designed chapel still existed outside the museum down in Florida. The tour was very informative and we were allowed to take pictures. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
Sally and John O
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Novi, Michigan
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Novi, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I did not know that a full Tiffany designed chapel still existed outside the museum down in Florida. The tour was very informative and we were allowed to take pictures. The workmanship is amazing!

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bennington vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

While staying in Skaneateles we were directed to the Willard Chapel by the local visitors center. It was absolutely amazing! It is the only complete Louis Comfort Tiffany Chapel in existence and WOW what a sight. The Chapel is operated by a local preservation group, nonprofit. The volunteer docent who gave us the tour, Rita, was extremely knowledgeable and completely... More 

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Hannacroix, New York, United States
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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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37 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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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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47 reviews 47 reviews
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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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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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106 reviews 106 reviews
34 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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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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