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Blenko Glass Company Studios & Gallery

Route 60, P.O. Box 67, Milton, WV
304-743-9081
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Milton
Type: Art Galleries
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lanex
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213 reviews 213 reviews
118 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

My wife has been to Blenko a number of times over the years but it had been a number of years since she had been so this was a great treat. I had never been and found it interesting. We went on a weekend and there are no tours on the weekend.

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Bristol, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My grandfather would always bring us to Blenko Glass when we visited in the summer when we were kids and it is exactly as I remembered it. I did take my son this time so he could watch some of the workers in action in the factory just like I did when I was a kid. They were not making... More

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Charlotte, NC
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Blenko has a wonderful shop with a large selection of their glassware at a discounted rate. The glassware made here ranges from everyday functional to beautiful art pieces that you will want to put on display throughout your home. Blenko offers viewings of the glass being made. You can watch the entire process from red-hot liquid glass, through the shaping... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I used to live in Charleston in the mid-60s. Then, as an adolescent, Milton seemed far away. The interstate made this factory much closer-- almost suburban. Although I left the area 46 years ago, in my few returns I always include a visit. It's like a stop on a pilgrimage, a ritual, a part of a memory. My house has... More

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Herndon, Virginia
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Make sure you go when glass is being made, only 4 days a week. Work here is not at a frenzied pace, but after you watch the artisans in motion for awhile you realize there is a well orchestrated motion to everything. Interesting watching the various hand blown shapes come to life. Even older children will enjoy seeing the hot... More

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Shropshire, England
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178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We enjoyed our visit here, it was most interesting and informative, and some nice stuff to buy. We had heard about this company as they make the awards for the CMA's

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Jacksonville, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We are originally from Pea Ridge, and like to visit WV every few years and Blenko is always a must see stop for us. We were there on March 17th and loved going to their shop and seeing all of the beautiful glass fixtures and creations. However, our biggest disappointment, (including this time) is that we always seem to come... More

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Hurricane, West Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Especially great when signing by the Blenkos and holiday events. I have not tried the classes, but friends said they were good values. I

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Gallipolis, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Went for my first visit in July. Went back again this weekend. It is very interesting and a fun place to shop.

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Milton WV
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Blenko Glass is the quintessential small town business. Many of the employees have worked for Blenko for decades, their stained glass is world class. Weekdays you can watch glass being blown and pieces being created, and buy stained glass (if you're lucky, you can buy partial or 'seconds" sheets at a discount). Many come to get the colorful discarded shards.... More

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