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Address: Klondike Hwy., Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: +1 907-983-2111
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Description: 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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Jewell Gardens Tour and Glassblowing Demonstration

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Excursion for Glass Blowing

We recently took an Alaskan cruise with Norwegian and signed up for the Jewell Gardens Glass Blowing excursion. It was an awesome experience. Kate met us at the ship and told us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Lansing, Michigan
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Lansing, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We recently took an Alaskan cruise with Norwegian and signed up for the Jewell Gardens Glass Blowing excursion. It was an awesome experience. Kate met us at the ship and told us some Skagway history on our way to the gardens. Once we arrived, Sam and Kate helped all of us create our own glass ornament. There were many colors... More 

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Milbank, South Dakota
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were on an Alaskan cruise with Princess and signed up as an on-shore excursion. It was so much fun making our own glass globe. Addison was so informative and helpful. Brooke was an excellent guide explaining the different plants and the history of the gardens. The lunch was enjoyable. Definitely would recommend it. Smaller groups are a plus allowing... More 

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Kingston, Illinois
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Sara meet us at the boat and put us at easy with her friendly manner. Addison explained the steps to us and then helped us achieve a perfect work of art. This was my favorite excursion on the trip. My sister-in-law and I had the best time. The gardens were beautiful and the vegetables huge. My husband was sorry he... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We signed up for a tour of Jewell Gardens and glass blowing while on our Alaska Land and Sea tour. My husband and I both made glass ornaments with the patient and skillful help of Sam, (i'm hoping that's the correct name). It was fun to pick colors and designs and be part of the whole process. Then we headed... More 

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Bourbonnais, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My family and I came back from an Alaskan cruise recently. We went with Royal Caribbean and signed up for Jewell Gardens as an on-shore excursion. The tour guide that met us at the dock was so friendly; I wish I could remember her name :( When we got to Jewell Gardens, we went through the side then into the... More 

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Wisner, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This excursion was so much fun, our group of 4 had the best time making our individual glass globes. The gardens are beautiful and our tour guide was very pleasant and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this to anyone visiting Skagway, Alaska. Loved the hands on experience in making our globes. Lunch with homemade lemonade an extra plus with this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Halibut panini and cheesecake to die for... eating while viewing the beautiful gardens colored with creative glass-blown flowers. The child in you will marvel at watching the two trains continuously moving through the tracks around the garden.

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

What we thought was just going to be a relaxing day was so much more. Our tour guide and glass blower were like watching a comedy duo and the experience of blowing glass was a lot of fun. The grounds were incredibly beautiful and the restaurant was wonderful. HIGHLY recommend this tour to people of all ages.

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This rates among my top 5 experiences of all time! We had the most amazing excursion to Jewell Gardens. My 13 year old daughter and I took the excursion through the Grand Princess that allowed us to try our hand at glass blowing and then have dinner. Though it sounds like an expensive excursion, it's a fantastic deal for the... More 

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San Antonio, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Keeper is the name of the young man who treated us like family and showed us the art of glass making - some of it. We had such a great time learning about how to work with a big blob of molten glass, roll it around in teensy pieces of colored glass, and end up with an amazing globe that... More 

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Additional Information about Jewell Gardens

Address: Klondike Hwy., Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: +1 907-983-2111
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Skagway
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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