Roycroft Campus, East Aurora

Visit the birthplace of the Arts & Crafts Movement in America! This National Historic Landmark, started by Elbert Hubbard at the end of the 19th century, still offers the history, education, and handcrafted work it was founded on.

The Roycroft Campus Corporation is a non profit organization, operating as a 501c3 in New York State to support the preservation, restoration and reconstruction of the historic Roycroft Campus.
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  • We admire this movement and design style and enjoy learning about the founder and artisans and guild. Several buildings closely arranged on landscaped connecting sidewalks with benches. We also like a...  more »
  • interesting place to walk through and see the historic buildings. can get a nice glimpse of the architecture  more »
  • I came knowing a little about the Arts and Crafts movement and Elbert Hubbard; and I am leaving knowing a lot more! Anyone having an interest in the history of this country during the early 1900s need...  more »
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  • The person who said it's just a collection of gift shops is totally clueless. You have to PAY for tours (historic buildings don't repair themselves) to see the historic rooms or buildings that were used by artisans for furniture making, book making, printing, and glass making. Worth the $30 or so for a 2-hr docent guided tour. The grounds are lush and beautiful to walk, especially in the summer and fall.
  • Celebrated the Summer Solstice practicing yoga on The Roycroft Campus. Beautiful setting!
  • Great historical art by contemporary artists following the arts abs crafts movement.
  • Very disappointed to hear that you don't get to see artisan's at work, THAT would be educational...don't really care to pay $30. to see the "cell" where the artisan's used to live.
  • This is just a collection of gift shops. What a waste of time to visit. Very disappointing. Almost no educational value or signage. Disneyesque in it's blandness.

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