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The Red House Glass Cone

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Address: High Street | Wordsley, Stourbridge, England
Phone Number: 01384 812750
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A wonderful display of glass-making in the past

This is an absolutely excellent museum, showing how glass was made in the 19th and 20th Century. Lots of interesting displays and a good shop as well. Very friendly and helpful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
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168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is an absolutely excellent museum, showing how glass was made in the 19th and 20th Century. Lots of interesting displays and a good shop as well. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Lots of fun activities to do, pottery making, watching glass being made, and having a look around the cone. A great gift shop and lots of marbles (for you collectors) and in all, a great day out. Unfortunately, a lot of the activities are closed on weekends, so that is sometimes a let down. ☆☆☆☆

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

we visited this before leaving Stourbridge, was worth the visit. free entrance and free audio guide which explained what you were seeing and then a visit to the coffee shop. Was a nice coffee on a cold day and they where doing snacks and cakes.

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South Petherton
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Visited on Friday in February so not too busy. The main feature is the cone itself which is very impressive. There was a glassblowing demo going on too which kept us amused for 15 minutes. Lots of workshops and studios and a coffee shop.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Always an interesting and informative outing. An ideal starting point for discovering more about Stourbridge's glass industry. There are also fascinating canal walks from here.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Kids love the activities at the red cone, The cafeis quaint but £7.25 for 2 pieces of cake, glass of pop n a coffee is expensive. The museum is well worth a visit

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We visited on a Saturday which is definitely the best day of the week because you can see a glass blowing demonstration, which is very interesting indeed. The highlight, however, has to be the excellent cafe. We had delicious homemade soup & latte coffee, both of which were piping hot. The service was very quick & friendly.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I walked along the canal to get here on two separate occasions and popped in to see what was happening at the cone, its a great place to see and full of history, we were made to feel most welcome and lingered over a coffee or two.The coffee shop is simple but efficient with great cakes. so I might pop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It was homely and I wasn't rushed out when I had finished my meal. IT is very friendly with a surprising choices available.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Whilst travelling through Dudley on a narrowboat we stopped at The Glass House Museum, Dudley. This excellent Museum is FREE entry and during school and holiday times offers a working demonstration of how Glass was blown, used and fired. For those visiting out of school or holiday times, they offer a FREE audio handset so you can wander around and... More 

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