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Zimmerman Glass Factory

Address: 301 Valley Road, Corydon, IN
Phone Number: 18127382206
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Ranked #5 of 17 Attractions in Corydon
Type: Cultural
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Corydon, Indiana
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This place has been in corydon for many years. A family owned business. They have beautiful crafted blown glass items great for many occasions, birthday, wedding gifts etc. they will give you a guided tour with explanation of the art of blown glass. I highly recommend this place when you visit our small town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stopped here while in Corydon and I was not disappointed. It is basically just a garage/workshop with a gentleman making glass. Nothing fancy, nothing commercial. It is like going over to a friends garage to hang out. Kerry Zimmerman was very nice and did a glass blowing demonstration for us and the other families who had stopped by. He... More 

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Killen, Alabama
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Kerry Zimmerman is very talented and was giving a demonstration to 50 children while we were there. I think it would be impossible to leave without a purchase. He is friendly and his factory is small and he makes you feel like a friend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

A lost art that the Zimmerman's have kept alive! Wonderful pieces of art and a great demonstration. If you have never been you have got to go to see the masters at work.

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Corydon, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Zimmermans is a Corydon landmark. Everyone seems to love their work and many have some sort of Zimmerman glass in their home. The factory is very interesting - and certainly has a home town feel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The man who makes the glass creations is the 3rd generation to share this lost art. He makes all the glass pieces that are sold there. It's fascinating to watch him turn a glob of molten glass into something usable.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Just a small place to watch glass blowing. They could do a lot more to cater to tourists. Sign is very small and they could have more products to choose from.

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42 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

There is history in this art glass business that parallels that of the first capitol of Indiana. Tragedy and heroism mark milestones in the Zimmerman family business. When in Southern Indiana this work space & showroom are a must see. You will love their product & the experience. You will want to take home a unique piece of inexpensive art.

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