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Dorotheenhutte Wolfach

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Address: Glashuttenweg 4, 77709 Wolfach, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 7834 8398 0
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Neat visit but time when not busy

We had planned on doing the vase blowing where you get to blow your own vase for €15 but unfortunately it was the Sunday of a German holiday weekend and it was busy. Each vase... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Spangdahlem, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

We headed here to fill half an hour and stayed for nearly two hours. Yes, it is a shop, but gives you an idea of the range of glass products made here, and of course, there are now the Christmas trinkets in. There was no wait to blow your own vase, so for 15 euro we have a completely unique... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

A rainy day so we thought we'd try the glass place. Very disappointing. It was busy (August and wet), the blow your own vase was €15 and you literally give 3 puffs if you're lucky. It was queued up so we gave it a miss. The rest was all in German and most of it was a shop. Even the... More 

Spangdahlem, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had planned on doing the vase blowing where you get to blow your own vase for €15 but unfortunately it was the Sunday of a German holiday weekend and it was busy. Each vase takes 15 mins and there were a good 7-8 people in front of us so we skipped it. Watching them blow a few was neat... More 

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Ansbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We loved this museum, we had heard great things about it but weren't sure we'd understand anything since we don't speak german. The museum had english on many things and was very interesting. We even got to blow our own vase, got to pick out colors and shape along with how the top was cut. We loved it! Hope to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A very cool place to visit. We've been to other glass museums and this one rates high on the list. Very friendly staff.

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Ashdod, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The glass museum is located inside of a glass store. You can buy anything from vases to toys for Christmas tree. If you want to visit the museum you need to pay at the cashier.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The glass hut shows travellers how the glass industry works and how artists sculpt figurines with extremely hot glass.. You also can get to blow your vases. Tip - if you are travelling on weekends then they only have 2 ppl doing the glass work and hence only glass vases are done figurines are done only during the weekdays .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lovely 2-3 hours spent in browsing through the small museum and attached shops. The highlight for us was seeing the master craftsmen ( and women ) making the glass pieces- right from blowing to grinding and polishing them. And of course, blowing our own vase for 15 €. I thought it was a steal ( and I loved how it... More 

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Bath, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The museum is interesting, but on the smaller side. But the real attraction is watching the glass blowing. There are two areas next to each other. On one side, the professional blowers are making the items they sell in the store. It is really fascinating to watch. Then on the other side you are invited to blow your own vase... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We were their on a rainy day. the plane was 1 hour tops but it was so interesting for adults and kids that the time was tripled. perfect place to travel with all family.we used the "black forest card" so it was for free to.

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