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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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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Amazing Experience

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Toronto
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Cranston, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Jean & I had a fantastic session with owner Andrew Weill and his assistant, Molly on 02/05/15. We were total novices when we first went in, working with our first "glob" of molten lava glass, but under Andrew's tutelage (complete with urgency, shouting, laughing and having fun), we learned how to blow glass paperweights, glasses and vases (all of which... More 

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Riverdale Park, Maryland, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Beautiful glassware. Handmade pieces are really worth the investment -- but be ready to invest! Only Christmas ornaments were under $20.

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Seacoast NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We needed something to do on a rainy day during our ski vacation. Went in with a group of 16 including 8 kids ranging 6yo to 18. We had a blast. Made 5 paper weights, a vase and a pint glass. Andrew was great. He kept the attention of even the youngest in the group for nearly two hours. We... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Who would ever think of glass blowing as something you could or would want to try yourself ? I went here with a group from my company as a team builder and had a blast. Andrew and Molly really guided us through the process and helped to create something beautiful as well as a one of a kind vase. The... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is a very popular attraction... and once we got there, we can see why... We didn't book well enough in advance so the only time available was the 30 minute paperweight session... It was fun... the staff was friendly (What up, Andy?!) After you make the paper weight, it takes a day to cool, so you have to pick... More 

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London, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A group of 22 scrapbookers recently attended Manchester Glass as one of our outings on our week long visit in Manchester, Vermont. Quite a number of us decided we wanted to make our own vase, bowl, paper weight or carafe. We signed up and were able to blow our own item under the careful guidance and direction of Andrew (owner... More 

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