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Address: Sodra Jarnvagsgatan 2, Vaxjo, Sweden
Phone Number: 470704200
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Modern Swedish glass is magnificent

A beautifully prepared overview of Swedish modern glass and although the the historical section is being upgraded what there is to see is very good

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
simon J
Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A beautifully prepared overview of Swedish modern glass and although the the historical section is being upgraded what there is to see is very good

Thank simon J
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Sweden is famous (and rightly so) for its art glass tradition and Växjö is home to one of its best museums of glass. A fantastic collection of the works of some of the country's foremost artists and craftsmen. Not rated as excellent simply because part of the museum was closed and I wanted to see more.

Thank Ian G
Vaxjo, Sweden
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Amazing to see this ancient work of art form in a context to Swedish history and development. Very pleasant visit if you like art and history.

Thank FatiouA
Kiev, Ukraine
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399 reviews
340 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I thought this was the best place to visit in Vaxjo. There were a lot of interesting pieces of glass work here. And it is combines with the Emigrant House and Smaland Museum. One ticket for all three places! 70 Kroners.

2 Thank norgeva
Chicago, Illinois
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66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If one is about to explore the "Kingdom of Crystal" or Glasricket region of southern Sweden, then you are likely to find the Swedish Glass Museum a very helpful orientation to the history and range of marvelous Swedish glass-making. We especially enjoyed the stunning art glass on the second floor of the museum.

2 Thank AnneLRooney
London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I have been a fairly decent traveler and I have come across a Glass Museum (not a factory or salesy museum) for the first time. It has some really beautiful artefacts and some other history related sections that I found interesting. I was disappointed that most sections had description in Svenska only and no English. No tour guides or audio... More 

3 Thank Pallavi_Gal
Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

History of why Småland is the glass center of sweden and a lot of different glass to watch.Sculptures I never even thought about in this museum.Beautiful,colorful and incredible glass is in this museum.One part is a museum of Swedish coins and bills,walk on money:) Best:glass with yellow in it that makes it look like gold,impressive. Worst: missing a simple explanation... More 

2 Thank MPnr1
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Highly interesting small museum about all king of items made from glass. Kitchenware, pharmaceutical glass, art & design, optics and many other things. Take 2-3 hours of time to enjoy this exposition. You will find various interesting gems in different shapes and colors. It`s a little pricey but well worth it. There`s a nice coffee shop in the same building...

2 Thank TheDoubleWalker
Acton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Some very interesting work, well worth the time! We only had an hour or so, but could have spent more time there.

2 Thank Cuub55
Vasteras, Sweden
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47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Being an absolute novice on glass art, I really enjoyed the visit. Some inconvenience though, due to refurbishing.

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