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Willard Chapel

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Address: 17 Nelson St, Auburn, NY 13021-2668
Phone Number: (315) 252-0339
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Must see destination for Tiffany glass fans

This beautiful chapel is surrounded by Tiffany glass windows -- but of even greater importance, the entire interior, from wood ceiling to mosaic floor, was designed by the Tiffany... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful chapel is surrounded by Tiffany glass windows -- but of even greater importance, the entire interior, from wood ceiling to mosaic floor, was designed by the Tiffany Glass and Decorating Co. in the 1890s. It is the only such building still in existence; for that alone, it is worth a visit. Our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful,... More 

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kenmore ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tiffany at his best in this old chapel. There is a tour and admission fee and video too. Docent was just Ok and the chapel is awaiting repairs for the exterior/

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Willard Chapel is famous for its interior designed by the Louis Comfort Tiffany studio. It'd be a great stop on an upstate NY tour of Frank Lloyd Wright and similar architects and artists out of that period. It's unfortunate that some of the decor in the Willard Chapel was lost to water damage and painted over, but there is... More 

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Willow Street, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Willard Chapel is a totally Louis Comfort Tiffany Chapel. The guide did an excellent job helping us to see the pattern of design and how it all fit together. The stained glass windows were fantastic. It is amazing that the chapel has survived and one hopes that they will be able to find the funding to complete the restoration.... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Willard Chapel is a quiet, less well-known gem in the Auburn area. Thank goodness for Trip Advisor telling us about it or we never would have known. The windows, glass tile mosaic floor, hanging lights, pews and furniture, walls designs, and gold-leaf and mosaic memorial plaque, all done by Tiffany are simply amazing. Docents provide tours on the hour... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great historic and beautiful chapel! The Tiffany windows are gorgeous! Any couple getting married here is very lucky! Would recommend to others!

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Louis Comfort Tiffany designed a gorgeous chapel for the Willard sisters who wished to honor their deceased parents by donating a chapel to a seminary once located in Auburn. The other buildings are lost, but this jewel box of a building remains. There was a guide who was quite informed who led our "private" tour (just two people). Fortunately, we... More 

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Farmington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

very worthy to go and see the tiffany glass windows. overall it was pretty interesting including altar flooring and would be a great place for a wedding

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Buffalo, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Made a quick stop in Auburn to visit the William Seward House. Heard about the chapel and wanted to quickly see the Tiffany Windows. You need to be on a tour to see them, and it's $8 for adults, which is a complete rip off. My mom and I got into the Seward House for only $13 total and the... More 

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Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Easy to find, well maintained and full of unbelievable Tiffany windows that are in perfect/untouched condition. The staff is excellent---you get an up close, unobstructed view of Tiffany at its best

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