We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sandwich Glass Museum

129 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2233
+1 508-888-0251
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
$57.00*
and up
Go Boston Card
More Info
$74.00*
and up
Cape Cod Summer Day Trip from Boston Including Sightseeing Cruise
More Info
$76.00*
and up
Fall on Cape Cod: Day Trip from Boston with Sightseeing Cruise
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
The museum details the history of the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“gift shop” (70 reviews)
“young man” (21 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
129 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2233
CONTACT
Website
+1 508-888-0251
Write a Review
Reviews (575)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

21 - 30 of 570 reviews

Reviewed July 2, 2017

Excellent museum and gift shop. Do not miss the glassblowing exhibit. We come back every time just to revisit this wonderful museum. Make sure you see the interactive glass marble coaster!

Thank Ms5h
Reviewed July 1, 2017

The Glass museum has changed since I was there 15+ years ago. The movie is worth catching as is the glass blowing demonstration. Sample of different glass produced over the years is very interesting. Plenty of parking. Enjoy!

Thank lnkritz
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Not really knowing anything about glass blowing, I was impressed with all the info packed into a smaller-sized museum! In the space of about 90 minutes, we saw a movie about the Sandwich Glass industry, a glass-blowing demo, and saw lots of beautiful glassware. A...More

Thank Melanie P
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Sandwich glass was made here in mid - late 19th century, not because of the sand but because of the pine forest. The big takeaway wasn't the workmanship but that they went out of business due to the start of other places further west that...More

1  Thank Ron C
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Watch glass blowing by an artist. Enjoy the many antique glass items on display. Reasonably priced gift shop. Video on the history of glass blowing in Sandwich was very enlightening.

Thank rdurkis
Reviewed June 21, 2017

The Museum is quite informative on the history of Sandwich glass. I learned a lot and enjoyed the museum. Takes about an hour. Includes a glass making demo and a couple other multimedia type displays.

Thank Travel4Foto
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

The sandwich Glass Museum offers glass blowing demonstrations and many examples of blown and molded glass with descriptions. It was a worthwhile stop on our visit to Sandwich, MA.

Thank Diane V
Reviewed June 14, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit! The displays and their descriptions were beautiful and fascinating. The glassblowing demonstration was awesome, and Alex was not only informative but his personality was very entertaining and engaging. Lovely gift shop as well.

1  Thank joanie4719
Reviewed June 13, 2017

My husband and I stopped in because someone suggested we go. It is a great way to spend an hour or two. Very informative! I don't want to give anything away, but the museum exhibits have fun little surprises and some very amazing and unique...More

Thank W883WPrebeccah
Reviewed June 11, 2017

We sat on benches to watch glass being made using different techniques throughout history and in Sandwich, the oldest town on Cape Cod. There is an extensive walk- through gallery featuring historical and contemporary exhibits. Local artisans have created many hand-crafted items for purchase in...More

Thank MariaP1779DE
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Chew
469 reviews
.60 miles away
Beth's Bakery & Cafe
313 reviews
.29 miles away
Ice Cream Sandwich
216 reviews
.58 miles away
The Dan'l Webster Inn Restaurant
598 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Heritage Museums & Gardens
722 reviews
.77 miles away
Boardwalk
379 reviews
.69 miles away
Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center
164 reviews
.87 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sandwich Glass Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit