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Museo del Vidrio

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Address: Magallanes 517, esq con Zaragoza | Colonia Treviño, Monterrey 64570, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 81 8863 1000
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: This museum outlines the history of glass and the glass industry...
This museum outlines the history of glass and the glass industry, featuring some beautiful examples of 20th-century glass art.
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I love this small museum

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2013
AuntBec
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San Antonio, TX

25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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San Antonio, TX
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
42 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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.

North Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 

Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
38 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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.

Mexico
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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 

Laredo, Texas
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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 

Austin, TX
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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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