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 one 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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Tour Su W 5-4-13Fresh 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, January 24 and 31 & February 7 and 14, 2015 

5:00 p.m.

Advance reservation required.

This after-hours tour offers new and returning visitors a rare treat. We begin at twilight in the North Cottage before visiting Gustav Stickley's Log House in the evening, when the amber light of the copper lanterns shines most beautifully.

Part of our Fresh Eyes Tour Series, created to provide insightful new ways to see and experience the Log House, the Twilight Tour explores the development of electricity in New Jersey, and the part it played in daily life at Craftsman Farms.

Make it a date! Bring your significant other and you're sure to see sparks fly during this electric evening. Then linger in the Museum Shop for light refreshments following the program. Reserve your spot by purchasing tickets today!

Mr. Stickley’s Detectives: Time Travel Tour


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

2015 dates to be announced

11:00 a.m.

Advance registration required.

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.





In Mr. Stickley’s Steps: The Craftsman Farms Walking Tour

Home Page Walking Tour

Saturdays in 2015

dates to be announced

10:00 a.m. (weather permitting)

Advance reservation required

Imagine yourself as Mr. Stickley’s guest on this 1-½ hour walking tour. Stroll the grounds of Craftsman Farms, tour the North Cottage and visit the exterior of the Stickley-designed farm complex.

Please note: This is a 1-½ hour walking tour with a moderate degree of difficulty.

Advance reservations are required by 5:00 on Friday.


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

Morris Chair in place RFSSaturdays in 2015  

dates to be announced

11:00 a.m.

Advance reservation required.


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.



Holidays in the Log House: Candlelight Tour 

Doug staircase

Will return again in December 2015!

Advance registration required.

Return during the holidays to see the Log House festooned for the holidays. Take a special after-hours tour set amid beautiful Arts-and-Crafts-inspired period decorations. Tours explore early 20th century holiday traditions with an Arts and Crafts approach, and visitors can delight in the holiday season as Gustav Stickley and his family might have celebrated. 




March 29, 2015






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Museum opens at Noon

Tours depart at:
12:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m
2:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m.

CLOSED: New Year's Day, Independence Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

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