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Artisanworks

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Address: 565 Blossom Rd, Rochester, NY 14610-1859
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Like nowhere else

This place is eclectic, unique, informative and fun. As you walk from room to room, it feels like you are stepping from one world into another, and each room has a story to tell... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 August 2016
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Rochester, New York
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Rochester, New York
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This place is eclectic, unique, informative and fun. As you walk from room to room, it feels like you are stepping from one world into another, and each room has a story to tell. It's a window into the history of Rochester, but also just a fun approach to art in general. Go and spend a few hours, and then... More 

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Erie
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

A truly unique place! You never know what you will see here. It changes and there are some very different things. I don't know if classifying it as a museum is quite the way to describe it. There is an eclectic group of art works, cars, antiques just about everything and everything you could imagine. It takes time to look... More 

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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

It is never the same each time I come this local artist museum. The art styles vary so there is a lot to see, and hard to do just in one day. Upon attending a wedding here, the space felt limited. I would recommend a younger crowd if planning a party.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I have gone there several times first time in 2015 omg I walked in there and felt like a kid again it brought back so many merories from when I was a jid I love love love it there is so much to see it wll take at least 2 days to see everything.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Went here for a birthday party...and a memorial service on 2 separate occasions....memorable both times Too bad it's kinda costly otherwise I'd consider renting it out myself... Interesting stuff to look at for sure though Amanda

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Spencerport, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Kids took me here for Mother's day (not Aug.) First time seeing it! Could have stayed looking at all the cool artwork and creative stuff jam-packed in here. Worth a trip if you are visiting Rochester!

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Taipei, Taiwan
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Growing up in the neighborhood surrounding Artisanworks, I used to go here a lot with my family. This place never disappoints! There is always something new that has been added to their quirky collection. During the day, they also have local artists in live studios so you can watch them create their masterpieces. Every inch of this building is covered... More 

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Rochester, New York
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Prepare to be overwhelmed -- in a good way. I've been to Artisan Works many times, always for private parties, and always loved the experience. Each time you come you encounter artworks you recognize as having seen before alongside lots of new ones. Around every corner you'll be surprised. The term "eclectic" describes this collection perfectly. It's a real sensory... More 

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Washington Crossing, PA
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295 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This place is a bit overwhelming as it is filled with art from floor to ceiling and I mean that literally. So give yourself plenty of time to see as much as you can. We went on a Sunday and did not see any one working as the brochure indicated. And we missed the 2pm tour. It was great to... More 

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Auburn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This is a hidden gem of the Rochester art scene. All types of styles. Themed rooms such as the 1950's dentist office, Kodak lab and movie theater. There is roof top art and the business office next store is lined with paintings. Photo friendly and the have snacks. One of my fav places to go in Rochester

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