MacKenzie-Childs

MacKenzie-Childs in Aurora

MacKenzie-Childs headquarters in Aurora on Cayuga Lake is a destination in and of itself, and certainly worth a stop if you’re in the neighborhood.

The grounds are open for the public to enjoy. They also offer free, guided tours of their Second-Empire Farmhouse throughout the day.

red brick drive

Follow the red brick road

The entrance to MacKenzie-Childs is on NY-90 just north of the Historic Village of Aurora and south of Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. This is state route NY-90, not the interstate I-90. 

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MacKenzie-Childs
MacKenzie-Childs
outdoor living

Stop in the MacKenzie-Childs Visitor Center

Relax after your long drive and watch their 15-minute behind-the-scenes video, “Handmade at MacKenzie-Childs” which runs on a continuous loop beginning at 10am. You’ll learn so much about the craft and the campus.

gift shop
 shop
gift shop

Gift Shop

Everything you love about MacKenzie-Childs in one location with a whimsical presentation. The shop is overflowing with their signature Courtly Check design.

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MacKenzie-Childs

Tour their Second-Empire Farmhouse

Free, daily, guided 40-minute tours take you through 15 rooms on three floors, each one a MacKenzie-Childs design inspiration.

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Stroll around the duck pond

Take a look at the buildings and gardens that surround the campus.

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Follow the red brick footpath

Wander over to the Gothic-Revival-style Chicken Palace and admire the beautiful seasonally-inspired gardens along the way.

MacKenzie-Childs Cayuga Lake

Enjoy the view of Cayuga Lake

I have to believe this is a beautiful spot at sunset.

More information about MacKenzie-Childs

Cost: Free

Located in Aurora, 90 minutes / 74 miles from Rochester (get directions)

More Information: mackenzie-childs.com

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