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Willard Chapel

17 Nelson Street, Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 252-0339
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Ranked #3 of 18 attractions in Auburn
Type: Architectural Buildings, Churches/ Cathedrals
Most recent review
- Jul 17, 2014
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English first
Central NYS
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

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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Auburn, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is believed to be the only remaining, complete church interior still intact that was designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Over 100 years old, it is one of the very treasured tourist destinations in the finger lakes region.., occasionally hosting concerts, weddings, and tours.

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Detroit, Michigan
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86 reviews 86 reviews
14 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were in town to see our friends get married in this hallowed place. What majestic beauty! The place exuded majesty and a warmth one can only find in older churches like this. While it was impressive, it never felt oppressive. The Tiffany glass throughout was a sight to see as well as some of the stunning woodwork that matched... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Would you like to see a Tiffany glass chapel that just escaped the wrecking ball? Treat yourself to a visit to the beautiful Willard Chapel.

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FINGER LAKES
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30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We visited here on a rainy Thursday and had the tour to ourselves. Our host was extremely knowledgeable and obviously a trained historian. The story of the property and it's demise, and the rescue of the remaining gem of a building are fascinating. It is hard to believe we almost lost the whole thing. The fact that the whole interior... More

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North Adams, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Very personal tour for $5 and interesting history. Liked the moorish designs. Great value. Able to take plenty of photos.

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New York
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

If your in the area ,the Tiffany chapel windows are magnificent.The history of the divinity school and chapel are extremely interesting.

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Auburn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We attended a wedding at Williard Chapel and it was just beautiful inside. The only negative comments I have is that the parking was lacking...most of the guests parked in the grass. Also if you have a larger wedding the chapel doesn't seat more than 100 people comfortably. The ambiance of the chapel is very romantic and the staff there... More

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Rochester, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

This is a really nice Chapel. It has real Tiffany Stained Glass Windows which are beautiful. The floor also is interesting, but the organ that was truly something to see. If you're in the area you should stop by and take a look. There is a $4.00 donation.

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