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Address: Klondike Hwy., PO Box 535, 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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Skagway Shore Excursion: Glassblowing Lesson at Jewell Gardens

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Beautiful

Jewell is a jewel! Don't miss their little shop in town as well. Bought a globe. They packed it well and it made it home in one piece.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
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California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Jewell is a jewel! Don't miss their little shop in town as well. Bought a globe. They packed it well and it made it home in one piece.

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skagway ak.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went to the garden for the 3rd annual rhubarb festival. A great time to go. The garden is in full bloom, rhubarb stalks as big as my wrist. After all Skagway is the garden capital of alaska. All the restaurant food is fresh from the garden. If your a train buff; the garden train is awesome, a mini white... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We took an excursion to the Jewell Gardens. We had the opportunity to learn how to blow glass and then make an ornament. It was fun and we have a great keepsake. The trip provided lunch but everyone agreed that the food was terrible with few options. The gardens are beautiful and nice to walk through. We enjoyed the trip... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We visited the Jewell gardens as part of a cruise excursion. It was well worth the trip. The range of plants and the beautiful garden designs were first rate. The whimsical glass objects scattered throughout the gardens were magical. Our guide was very personable and knowledgeable. We also had a delicious lunch in the restaurant. I fell in love with... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was a neat glass-blowing exerience. A good thing to do if you have extra time in Skagway, which we had plenty of as our ship was there all day.

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San Francisco, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Recently took a cruise to Alaska and took a tour the Jewell Gardens. I have to say, this was the highlight of my trip. The gardens were beautiful and our tour guide Josh was amazing. You could clearly see he enjoyed what he was doing and was excited to be a part of it. We were fortunate enough to watch... More 

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Minden, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We had a 3 generation trip including my daughter, my recent college grad nephew and I. The glassblowing was so much fun. Travis was an excellent teacher and Mahuddy was very helpful with styles, colors etc. Both were interesting friendly young people Afterwards, we visited the garden and gift shop and enjoyed a lovely late afternoon tea with local Alaskan... More 

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Apple Valley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My family and I had the chance to spend the late afternoon at Jewell Gardens, during an excursion while on our cruise. My father, my cousin, and I went, there was suppose to be a 4th person, but they never showed up. A pity to, they'd of had fun. The staff did a wonderful job of demonstrating the many techniques... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We spent the afternoon at Jewell Gardens in Skagway Alaska while on a recent cruise and found the afternoon absolutely fabulous. After touring the gardens, we sat down for an outstanding glass blowing demonstration. I have been to Murano in Italy and this glass blowing demonstration blew them out of the water. They demonstrated how to make one of those... More 

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Frisco, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We had the opportunity to experience the glass blowing at Jewell Gardens. Both my husband and I had a great time. Travis was a great hands on guy, and very funny too. His 'assistant' and our guide was MaHaddy. She was very informative and very pleasant. Both made our experience a good time. The gift shop is fabulous and they... More 

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