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Jewell Gardens

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Address: Klondike Hwy., Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: +1 907-983-2111
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Escape to the tranquility of beautiful Jewell Gardens & Garden City...

Escape to the tranquility of beautiful Jewell Gardens & Garden City Glassworks. Stroll Alaska's most spectacular certified organic Show Garden and watch the action at SE Alaska's only public Glassblowing Hot Shop. Book a tour for a unique hands-on "hot shop" adventure which is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to blow your own glass art in the Last Frontier! Join us for lunch or tea service at our restaurant "Poppies" where many of the meals served include organic produce picked fresh from our gardens. Open daily

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What a nice way to spend a couple of hours. This was a very pretty place with informative friendly people, and nice food...

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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227 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a nice way to spend a couple of hours. This was a very pretty place with informative friendly people, and nice food...

Thank andrewnp
Lowood Australia
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255 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who would have thought that such a beautiful and practical garden could exist in the wilderness. Just on the outskirts of Skagway.

Thank Ian H
New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

WOW.... What an absolutely amazing experience this was. I booked this through holland america as part of my cruise and i am so glad i did. Keeper was our glass blower and he was awesum, he was enthusiastic and very helpful. It was fun learning how to make glass ornaments and i was so pleased with my finished product which... More 

1 Thank Alisha H
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Great choose! Never thought I would be blowing glass. It look interesting so my wife and I went. First of all, the staff was great, from our tour guide to our glass blowing instructor. The instructor made you feel like you were the greatest glass blower since himself. He was very hands on with easy to follow instructions. We both... More 

Thank Joshua F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I came in on a Princess Cruise. My main interest was in the Glass Blowing and it was great. I created my own ornament with the help of the people there. Lunch was nice, nothing out of the ordinary, but fine. And the gardens are beautiful. Again, it was fun to blow a glass ornament. The great thing is that... More 

Thank Edna N
Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This was a bucket list item for me. I love glass art and it was so fun to make my own ornament to add to my collection. We booked this through the website. Excellent communication as they had to change our tour time. We were very fortunate that here was only myself and my friend in our class! Sam was... More 

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Skagway, AK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Beautiful gardens, close to town with a spectacular blown glass display around the gardens. Also free viewing of the blowing glass and a great restaurant and gift shop. Walk or take the public bus.

Thank Marliroo
West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Unique place. The flowers in the gardens were pretty. If you like pretty flowers and plants, then this is a nice place to go. They have various glass objects and flowers throughout the real gardens. I thought there would be more glass flowers, etc.rather than mostly real gardens. That is why I gave it 3 stars. It seems the pamphlet... More 

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Learning to glass blow was worth every minute and every penny. I hesitated at first and wasn't sure it was going to be worth it, but I am SO glad we did it!!!! Jeremy was informative, assisted just enough and was very fun. It was one of the coolest things I've ever done in my life...and my kids and husband... More 

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Norwalk, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I was living and working in Skagway this summer and finally went out to Jewell Gardens on my last morning in Skagway before catching the ferry to Juneau. It was sunny and warm and it was a wonderful place to get away from the crowds. The flowers are wonderful and the garden train is a great treat. Take a look... More 

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