The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms

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The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms

The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
5 Manor Ln. (Rt. 10), Morris Plains, NJ 07950
973-540-0311 | 973-540-1167
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Property Description

This 30-acre country estate of the early 20th-century designer, Gustav Stickley, is a historic house museum and National Historic Landmark. The 1911 house is one of the most significant landmarks of the American Arts & Crafts movement. Guided tours depart hourly on weekends. See website for info on tour times and seasonal outdoor family days, special tours, craft worskshops, scholarly lectures, summer camp, scout programs, field trips and more. Museum shop offers souvenirs, publications and gifts relating to the Arts & Crafts movement. Call two weeks ahead if you require assistive listening devices or other assistance. Gustav Stickley, a well-known spokesman for the Arts &Crafts movement, combined the roles of furniture designer and manufacturer, architect, publisher, philosopher and social critic. Proponent of "a fine plainness" in art and the art of living, Stickley is best known today for his straightforward furniture, sometimes called "mission" or "Craftsman furniture."

Directions

I-287 N. to Exit 39, Rt. 10 W. Take Rt. 10 W. for approximately 3 miles. Right on Manor Lane (look for brown Craftsman Farms signs). Main entrance to Craftsman Farms and parking on right