We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museo del Vidrio

Magallanes 517, esq con Zaragoza | Colonia Treviño, Monterrey 64570, Mexico
52 81 8863 1000
Website
Improve this listing
Book ahead on Viator
$100*
and up
92%
Ranked #22 of 60 Attractions in Monterrey
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: This museum outlines the history of glass and the glass industry...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: This museum outlines the history of glass and the glass industry, featuring some beautiful examples of 20th-century glass art.
Write a Review

25 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    13
    10
    1
    1
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Antonio, TX
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
42 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

The history behind the making of glass bottles and other types of custom glass unfolds throughout this museum. It really is one of a kind.

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

This is a very small museum with a nice glass collection but limited, good enough for Monterrey. However the museum is the core of a still running glass factory, one of the biggest in the world. so... if you have time to visit it, it´s a whole experience. I visit this museum several times while I was living in Monterrey... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
38 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Like contemporary art? Looking to find out more about what the up and coming artist are from Mexico? This is a great gallery to visit. Loved the creativity and variety of glass art.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mexico
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

If you are traveling with young, ages 7-70 you can take a course making a portrait frame or a candle holder, depends on the age. It is a LOT of fun, and a great idea for a family to get together and make something that will definitely look great and be completely original. You do have to call and make... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Laredo, Texas
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

It is very well hidden inside the manufacturing plant of Vitro. Even when you are in there you can get turned around since this is a working plant. the museum is 3 floors. The best art is in the 3rd floor which is kind of an attic. There are some very beautiful pieces if you are willing to go up... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Austin, TX
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2008

I was curious since it was so highly rated in Monterrey by others. It was a little out of the way; I had to take a taxi to get there. The museum is way in the back of a working industrial glass plant. You walk past an outer security gate, and then after a walk, there's another entrance where you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Museo del Vidrio also viewed

 

Been to Museo del Vidrio? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Museo del Vidrio staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?