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Address: 124 W. Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130
Phone Number: 740-687-0101
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A Glass Town Shares Glass History

An Art Deco style museum housing glass exhibits that change periodically with themed glass items. There are volunteers who are available to explain the exhibits and lead you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Lancaster, Ohio
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Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

An Art Deco style museum housing glass exhibits that change periodically with themed glass items. There are volunteers who are available to explain the exhibits and lead you through the different areas of the museum such as a movie showing the history of glass making in the Lancaster area, which is the home of glass manufacturer, Anchor Hocking, an100 year... More 

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Marion, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

More than just a museum, you can watch glass blowing demonstration and take a class. If traveling any distance call ahead to set up a time. Made a glass Christmas tree ornament which was a lot of fun. Price was very reasonable as you get to keep what you make, they will ship it too as the piece as to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

One of the best glassblowing exhibitions I've seen. That alone is worth the stop. The exhibits change regularly but there a mini showcases of past exhibits. Docents are very knowledgeable and love answering questions.

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London, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Three of us enjoyed creating glass paper weights - what a unique, hands-on class taught by an experienced artisan! Three of us gals made a day of driving to Lancaster, taking a glass working class at the Ohio Glass Museum and having an excellent vegetarian gluten free lunch at The Well restaurant.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A pleasant, fairly focused museum that won't take long to visit. But don't skip the gift shop. Affordable, hand-blown glass, from Christmas ornaments to stylized vases and bowls.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

regardless of which exhibit is up when you visit. If you haven't seen glassmakers at work be sure to do that too. The staff/volunteers are very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

The employees are well versed in the museum. My teenagers enjoyed it. They got to see glass blowing.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The museum looks small time if you just peek inside. The exhibit is small. But, the best thing you get is a session watching and listening to the resident glass blower take you through making a vase. He is a born speaker and a gifted craftsman. He was also knowledgeable and gave us tips on how to glue glass (we're... More 

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Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Glass pieces are arranged in well-lit glass cases that showcase the beauty of the pieces selected for the shows. Allow an hour, longer if you're there on a day when they're doing glass-blowing demonstrations. AAA members get discounted admission.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

just when you think you've seen all the glass you could see, then, a visit to the glass museum is in order....beginning with a short movie about the history of glass making in Lancaster, especially anchor hocking glass, you are then directed to the various exhibits of the different types of molds used to form the glass, and, then you... More 

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Address: 124 W. Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130
Phone Number: 740-687-0101
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
Open Hours:
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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