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Manchester Hot Glass

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Address: 79 Elm Street, Manchester, VT 05255
Phone Number: 802-362-2227
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Sun 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Manchester Hot Glass is a glass blowing studio & gallery in Manchester...
Manchester Hot Glass is a glass blowing studio & gallery in Manchester, Vermont. Check out our popular Glassblowing 101 class and learn the craft yourself!Having read a few not so hot reviews I would like to add that Glass making is not a slow process. We work with HOT Glass and to do so you need to keep moving. I dont rush people, I work at a pace that is nessassary to make quality glass.
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This was something that I thought the wife would like and so I was reluctantly willing to do this. It turned out to be one of the highlights of the trip! Andrew was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Amarillo, Texas
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Few days ago we visited the Hot Glass in Manchester. I tried to call it in the morning with no success. When we entered the store the owner was eating his lunch. We asked if he is open and he said that he was. Annoyed by our presence to say the least, lazy, full of himself and not willing to... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was something that I thought the wife would like and so I was reluctantly willing to do this. It turned out to be one of the highlights of the trip! Andrew was very entertaining! The experience was very educational and a lot of fun. We took the class and made some paperweights, glass cups, a vase and a wavy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I took my 12 year old daughter there to make her own paperweight! What an amazing experience as you can see from her expression!! The owner Andrew is quite a character-we really enjoyed meeting him. I will be returning next time I am in Vermont to take my own lesson!! If you are in Manchester, this is a must!!

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Callicoon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

And not only the glass. This is a MUST when visiting Manchester VT. Wife dragged me kicking and screaming. Crafts are not my thing. BUT this was exciting. You make your own stuff. OK you do have help but your in there blowing and turning and blowing. Wife made a vase (turned out excellent) I made a wavy bowl--it was... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Visited Manchester Hot Glass so my husband could make a paperweight. He collects paperweights, and the opportunity to create his own with coaching and assistance by Andrew and Molly was a real treat for him. It turned out beautifully!

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Freehold, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

My husband and I had a blast!!!! We made a bowl and a beer glass and learned so much! Andrew and Molly were so friendly and make awesome stuff! Can't wait to come back!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Last week my wife and I visited beautiful Manchester, Vermont. We arranged a number of activities including a visit to Manchester Hot Glass. As you approach the studio you cannot imagine the amazing pieces of art that are displayed inside. You open the door and your eyes go from one incredible piece of artwork to the next. Suddenly you know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had an amizing time making our pint glasses, and wavy bowls! There is a very nice show room of different pieces that he has made! Drew definitely made our visit a great time! The next time we are in Manchester we will be visiting again!

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Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I stopped at Manchester Hot Glass as I wanted to purchase something for my new home. My parents had been before and purchased several pieces and suggested this place. When we got there a woman was making her own paper weight. The instructor mentioned there was a spot open and I could make my own glass. For $50 you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I meant to write this several months ago! Andrew and Molly were totally BOSS. My partner and I had gone to VT back in the fall. We talked to the concierge at our hotel and they recommended this place. Even though both my partner and I don't generally like to buy/acquire stuff we gave it a shot because the experience... More 

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