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Address: 17 Nelson St, Auburn, NY 13021-2668
Phone Number: (315) 252-0339
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Only chapel designed and built by Tiffany Glass company

So nice to go into the chapel, and see the wood and tiffany windows. I was there and sang in the building with Cayuga Community Choir, I heard the organ play fantastic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So nice to go into the chapel, and see the wood and tiffany windows. I was there and sang in the building with Cayuga Community Choir, I heard the organ play fantastic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited the Willard Chapel several times over the past 20 years and always marvel at the wonderful Tiffany interior. It is a beautiful building and I was so sad to hear there has been water damage, which has necessitated the repainting of some of Tiffany's original work. I have also always found it jarring to see the A/C... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 August 19, 2016

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 August 14, 2016 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 August 11, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

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 July 28, 2016 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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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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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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