Tours

 

In Mr. Stickley’s Home: The Essential Tour

 Thursday through Sunday

 Tours leave the Museum Shop at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15 and 3:15 p.m.

 No reservation necessary.

The Log House

Explore the Log House at Craftsman Farms, Gustav Stickley’s rustic country estate and a National Historic Landmark. Largely restored to its 1910 - 1917 appearance, the Log House at Craftsman Farms is the only home Stickley designed and built for his own use. 


This basic tour lasts approximately 1-¼ hour and takes visitors through the two main floors of Stickley's dream home, offering an in-depth look at Stickley's life and work. Our knowledgeable docents afford every visitor the opportunity to ask questions and discuss areas of interest.


Tours depart from the Museum Shop.


Advance registration is not required for this tour.

 

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Fresh Eyes Tour Series

The Stickley Museum is pleased to offer a variety of tours to our visitors. The Fresh Eyes Tours series runs on a rotating schedule and offers returning and first-time visitors opportunities to see Craftsman Farms in new ways.

 

Evenings at Craftsman Farms: The Twilight Tour

Twilight TourSaturdays, February 11 and 25,

& March 11, 2017

5:00 p.m.

Advance reservation required.

$5 Members

$12 Non Members

 


Cure your cabin fever this season with our original after-hours tour! We begin at twilight at the North Cottage – with new restored original windows! You’ll see Gustav Stickley’s Log House in a new light, a soft evening light, accentuated by the amber glow of the home’s original copper lanterns. This tour takes visitors through the Stickley family home, delving into Stickley’s story while exploring the development of electricity in New Jersey and the part it played in daily life at Craftsman Farms. Bring someone special – make it a date! And linger in the museum shop for light refreshments after the program.


Note: This tour occurs mostly indoors but, weather permitting, will begin with a brief span outdoors, traveling to see the North Cottage.

 

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Purchase tickets online below, or by calling 973.540.0311.

For more information, please call 973.540.0311 or email info@stickleymuseum.org.

 

(Note: A PayPal account is NOT necessary; you can choose to have PayPal process your payment straight from your credit card.)

 

Twilight Tour

February 11, 2017

at 5:00 pm

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Twilight Tour

February 25, 2017

at 5:00 pm

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Twilight Tour

March 11, 2017

at 5:00 pm

Sold out! Please call 973-540-0311 to be placed on a waiting list.

 

 

 

 


 

Mr. Stickley’s Detectives: Time Travel Tour

DetectiveTour

Ages 6-9, MUST be accompanied by an adult.


Available to groups of 8 or more by reservation only. Call 973.540.0311 or email education@stickleymuseum.org for details. 

Accompanied by an adult, kids use photo clues and handling objects to investigate life in the Stickley’s home 100 years ago.


Gustav Stickley lived at Craftsman Farms with his family from 1910-1917. What did the Stickley kids do for fun? What was their home like? What did they wear? What chores did they do? How are our lives different? And how are they the same? Just imagine what we can discover! 


Bring your young detectives and together we’ll travel back in time! Kids use photo clues and handling objects to explore what life was like in Stickley’s family home 100 years ago. This fun and engaging guided tour, created especially for families, explores the social customs, popular pastimes, and other aspects of daily life during the Progressive Era.

 

 

 


 

Mr. Stickley’s Style: Beauty, Harmony & Simplicity

Morris Chair in place RFS

Available to groups of 8 or more by reservation only. Call 973.540.0311 or email education@stickleymuseum.org for details. 

 

Whether you’re taking on the restoration of a historic bungalow, or simply looking to integrate a few Craftsman pieces into your home, our “Beauty, Harmony & Simplicity” tour breaks down the elements of Mr. Stickley’s style into parts, making it easy to get the look in your own home.

 

Once you have the tools you need, tour the Log House, Gustav Stickley’s masterpiece of Arts & Crafts design and be inspired!


This 1½ hour introduction and tour includes a resource guide.

 

Call 973.540.0311 or email education@stickleymuseum.org for more information.

 

 

 

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The Stickley Museum
at Craftsman Farms
2352 Route 10 West
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
973.540.0311
info@stickleymuseum.org