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Ohio Glass Museum

Address: 124 W. Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130
Phone Number: 740-687-0101
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Lancaster
Type: Science Museums, Museums
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Type: Science Museums, Museums
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Tue - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Chicago, Illinois
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120 reviews 120 reviews
68 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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ohio
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196 reviews 196 reviews
98 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
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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Logan, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We recently visited the Glass Museum in Lancaster, OH. This place is very attractive. The hosts are very friendly. The glassware is beautiful. The short movie and glass blowing was very educational. They change the glassware every 6 months so this is a place you could visit more then once.

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Porter, Indiana
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108 reviews 108 reviews
59 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

we decided to take a lesson with mike the glass blower at the museum and it was one of the main highlights of our trip. he is takes the time to explain the steps of the process and than assists you with the glass making process. You can choose from several things to make and call to schedule an appointment.... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
32 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The Ohio Glass Museum is on Main Street in Lancaster, Ohio. The museum has a number of glass exhibits showing the variety of glassware and decorative tableware manufactured by the Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation and the Lancaster Glass Company. There are other specialty glass items on display as well. If you are older than 50, you will probably recognize a... More 

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Pickerington, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I can't say enough about how lucky our couty is to have such an interesting and well-run specialty museum like this. If you haven't been yet and you live in Lancaster, then shame on you. ;-) WELL worth it!

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Zanesville, Ohio
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109 reviews 109 reviews
35 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Being that my Dad worked for Anchor Hocking glass for 45 years, we have used alot of the products shown in their show room. It brought back a lot of memories of using them and still own. It's sad that plastic is used so much more than glass. Not in my home.

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