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Zen in furnitures

Our two hours drive was well worth to get to explore a wonderful oasis of Japan in PA. If you... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Hartsdale, New York
Amazing tour

My wife & I visited the Nakashima Woodworkers shop for one of their Saturday scheduled tours. What... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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1847 Aquetong Rd, New Hope, PA 18938-1140
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Our two hours drive was well worth to get to explore a wonderful oasis of Japan in PA. If you appreciate a touch of woods and natural patterns and shape the furnitures offer, this is a must to visit. Help to understand better if you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The grounds, buildings and furniture were all beautiful. A young man who said that George was his great grandfather greeted us and told us a few things about the studio, furniture and family. You could walk around by yourself and ask questions in each building....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Donna C
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

My wife & I visited the Nakashima Woodworkers shop for one of their Saturday scheduled tours. What a surprise to find that the docents were his children Mira & Kevin. Both shared much of the history of their father along with growing up on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

I visited the Nakashima Woodworkers with a group of professional educators. The docent led tour was extremely informative. The craftsmanship of the tables and furniture was of the highest quality. The grounds are beautiful and we were ablke to walk around the different buildings on...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Louis G
Reviewed 8 November 2017

There is a small window of time each week to visit this remarkable, even hallowed, place--the studio and home of the preeminent furniture maker of the mid-late 20th Century. George Nakashima created museum-quality chairs, stools, tables...just about every kind of furniture imaginable. When George died...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is one of the best tours I have been on as it is done is such a welcoming manner. We felt like guests, not visitors , to the site. Led by the son and daughter of George Nakashima the 2 hours fly by with...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank stonewell
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a national treasure and we had no idea it is less than 15 miles from our home -- we will grant it is in another state and the Delaware River is in between. We knew of George Nakashima and his astounding way with...More

Date of experience: May 2017
6  Thank serenitywriter
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Learn from Mara her history of WWII and the Japanese internment camps. See George's gorgeous furniture designs. Choose a slab of wood and have the gallery make you a table. You will be so happy do did all of this.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Persnickety2014
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Crafts lovers in our area all know the work of Nakashima, and just by chance, I found his address on Trip Advisor under "Things to Do". The name leaped out and I spent an hour admiring some truly beautiful work.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Have known about George Nakashima for decades but a trip from Oakland, CA to Pennsylvania gave us a chance to drop in on the home and work compound he developed on nine acres of gorgeous land outside of New Hope. Several independent buildings house his...More

Date of experience: September 2016
5  Thank design49er
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