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Address: 3260 SR 90, Aurora, NY
Phone Number: 800-640-0546
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9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Watch artisans create famous whimsical tableware.

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This place is breath taking. The grounds are spectacular. It is a place you must stop and visit while you are in the area. The shop is beautiful and a merchandised with such taste... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Charlotte, NC
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to stop and enjoy the grounds! Everything was picture perfect- loved the willow tree over the pond. If you love MacKenzie-Childs, this is a must! I am so glad that I made the family make the stop!

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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134 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This place is breath taking. The grounds are spectacular. It is a place you must stop and visit while you are in the area. The shop is beautiful and a merchandised with such taste and flair. I am not a fan of the pottery, but there are a few pieces that I love. The talent is all around. Make sure... More 

Thank FMBGal
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Well I don't actually like MacKenzie Childs but my sisters do so I've made the mistake of purchasing some gifts. Yes they're overpriced but I thought at least they would last. This is not the case. One object, an outdoor door knocker which is completely protected from rain and snow has been outside the last 8 months and is turning... More 

Thank LWE2015
Princeton, New Jersey
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46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Come view the whimsical art at McKenzie-Childs. Set on a beautiful parcel across from the Cayuga Lake, this gem should not be missed. Watch the short showing the steps each piece goes through and be intrigued by the on-site artist as a piece is colorfully brought to life. Tour the 15-room home and pick up a favored item in the... More 

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Penn Yan, New York
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63 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Most of the reviews below describe the experience of a visit to MacKenzie-Childs. I'm a pretty typical male and really had little interest in visiting but I'm certainly glad I did. Went with my wife(of course), son and daughter-in-law on the day before the barn sale. In an earlier review, the reviewer said people had waited hours in line. This... More 

1 Thank symsdad
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

A unique store and pottery. Decorated pottery , furniture, rugs jewelry and a lot more. Way over the top. There is a farmhouse on the grounds which is a must see as it is furnished with all th products of Mac-Kenzie -Childs. The companywas started by artists who certainly had imagination. Everything is very whimsical. Don't miss it

1 Thank Maid40
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were in the area during the annual "barn sale" so we decided to check it out. We arrived late in the day, about an hour before closing, so it wasn't super busy. We had time to walk through the barn sale and saw some really interesting things. We returned a few days later after the barn sale was over... More 

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rochester, ny
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Living in the Rochester area, I had been to Parkleigh Pharmacy, as well as EAST Aurora (very far from Aurora; actually WEST of Aurora) and had experienced the MacKenzie Childs craze. I have friends that are collectors, but never really was overly enthused, before my trip to the BARN SALE this past weekend. For those who are familiar with it,... More 

Thank Lorrie Z
Cornwall on Hudson, New York
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The farmhouse setting was beautiful and the house setting was incredible. It would have been nice to have a narrator on the house tour but leisurely strolling on your own worked well. The initial video was well done to familiarize everyone with what we were going to view. The gift shop is perfect with lots of special offerings. Allow lots... More 

1 Thank brooklynbrenda
Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We stopped just to look and what a great time we had. Fascinating to watch the interns working on a product. I think we had fun just seeing all the crazy things that could have the checkered design on them. Wish I could have afforded something!

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