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Museo del Vidrio

Magallanes 517, esq con Zaragoza | Colonia Treviño, Monterrey 64570, Mexico
52 81 8863 1000
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Ranked #22 of 60 Attractions in Monterrey
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: This museum outlines the history of glass and the glass industry...
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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.
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San Antonio, TX
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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.

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North Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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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 

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Miami, Florida
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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.

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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 

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Laredo, Texas
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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 

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Austin, TX
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 

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