Hudson Beach Glass
Hudson Beach Glass
4.5
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Following in a family tradition that spans three generations, Sean Gilvey has opened Hudson Beach Glass Philadelphia, a glass studio and gallery in Old City. This unique space allows customers to view the glassblowing process as they shop. Decorative soap dishes, elegant sushi trays, beautiful drink-ware and hand-made jewelry are some of the many products available. Hours are Wed-Fri 12-7, Sat 11-7 and Sun 12-5 (Monday and Tuesday closed).
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  • westie2
    Kensington, Connecticut10,954 contributions
    Must do
    It would be near impossible to enter through the doors and not walk away without purchasing some piece of hand blown glass, jewelry or art. We certainly did not. Prices are more than reasonable and the most difficult part is choosing which piece to take home with you. We also also enjoyed watching one of the artists create a small vase. This is a must do for almost anyone visiting the immediate area.
    Visited October 2021
    Written October 23, 2021
  • Colleen C
    Troy, New York2,127 contributions
    Beautiful pieces for anyone's collection
    This place is located on a beautiful Main St ~ many little shops, galleries', and restaurants on a great strip. Beach Glass store holds it's own and is a complete stand out ~ you can see the experience (if your lucky) of them making they master pieces and able to shop a range of products. Glasses, cups, plates, décor, jewelry, vases, kitchen wear, animals, globes, marble, sea glass, and unique interesting pieces everywhere. Parking on the street is free.
    Visited July 2022
    Written July 8, 2022
  • alan s
    10 contributions
    Worth the visit...you may fall in love with a piece
    Just a huge variation in glass pieces as well as a live hot shop. A wonderful place to visit to just experience glass blowing in action, if things are happening, and to look at a host of pieces. I ended up buying a piece by Josh Simpson, who is a seriously good glass blower. His piece was kinda looked like a meteor with some celestial objects embedded in the crystal part. Turns out his wife was a retired NASA astronaut, who flew on the shuttle and did 150 days on the ISS. I real story and beautiful piece. I spent alot of time talking with both owners discussing the various artists and pieces. Was really fun.
    Visited May 2023
    Written June 12, 2023
  • BobHandTV
    New York City, New York142 contributions
    Amazing Store
    This is a very cool place to see. The glass inside this store is amazing. And you can also see them at work blowing glass for future projects. Always worth 20 or 30 minutes when in Beacon
    Visited May 2021
    Written May 30, 2021
  • JOdintz
    Bethesda, Maryland50 contributions
    Special place for art
    Amazing selection of glass works and other art. We purchased a beautiful vase, soap dish and marbles. Yes, marbles. Love the glow in the dark marbles. Great customer service. We will return for more when we ate in town.
    Visited June 2021
    Traveled as a couple
    Written June 30, 2021
  • John H
    New York City, New York112 contributions
    Don't Miss the Upstairs Gallery
    The second floor houses a wonderful art gallery with great rotating shows, mostly sculpture with some wall art. Quite different from the rest of the shop, these are guest artists. Always a good show.
    Visited September 2017
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 6, 2017
  • ajmay15
    Red Hook, New York82 contributions
    This place is awesome!
    We went to Hudson Beach Glass for the first time last weekend. We had a few time slots scheduled for the Make Your Own Ornament event. I had my senior parents make an ornament and I had my teenagers make an ornament. All four of them loved it. Even my teenagers, who had originally not been too excited to go there, loved it and said they would love to go back. The whole glass blowing process is truly amazing and fun to watch. it is even more amazing when you get to participate in it. I thought the $30 to make an ornament was very reasonable -- especially after I saw all that went into it. The items in the store are works of art in themselves and worth a visit just to browse the selection. The studio is in an old firehouse and is located on the main street of Beacon. It is fun to stroll the main street before/after Hudson Beach Glass for a cup of coffee, bakery, chocolate candy shop, cheese shop, vinegar store, etc. You can really plan a fun day starting with a visit to Hudson Beach Glass. We will definitely be back!
    Visited November 2014
    Traveled with family
    Written November 11, 2014
  • Justin W
    Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey3,561 contributions
    The store has some unusual items made of sea glass
    First off the Hudson Beach Glass is housed in an old firehouse on the main street of Beacon and they have done a wonderful job with the renovation being able to showcase all their beautiful items. There were a lot of items in blown or spun glass and there was sea glass itself available for sale. There were all sorts of vases and ash trays of all colors and they are now just getting all the items out for Christmas. On the second floor, they were having a gallery opening with a kite display. Since it was Second Saturday in Beacon, all the galleries were open late and all had small receptions.
    Visited November 2017
    Traveled solo
    Written November 11, 2017
  • LAWRENCE M
    86 contributions
    A very neat glass shop!!!
    Find parking in a general lot and start exploring the area. Shops and restaurants on Main St., but the glass shop is the star. They were making some pieces while we were there but a wide selection of gifts to choose from.
    Visited October 2015
    Written December 30, 2015
  • SUSAN L
    110 contributions
    Beautiful items
    The items for sale were beautiful and nicely displayed. Many ornaments already on display. Grest place if you neec a gift, but pricey.
    Visited November 2019
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 2, 2019
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westie2
Kensington, CT10,954 contributions
Oct 2021
It would be near impossible to enter through the doors and not walk away without purchasing some piece of hand blown glass, jewelry or art. We certainly did not. Prices are more than reasonable and the most difficult part is choosing which piece to take home with you. We also also enjoyed watching one of the artists create a small vase. This is a must do for almost anyone visiting the immediate area.
Written October 23, 2021
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Colleen C
Troy, NY2,127 contributions
Jul 2022
This place is located on a beautiful Main St ~ many little shops, galleries', and restaurants on a great strip. Beach Glass store holds it's own and is a complete stand out ~ you can see the experience (if your lucky) of them making they master pieces and able to shop a range of products. Glasses, cups, plates, décor, jewelry, vases, kitchen wear, animals, globes, marble, sea glass, and unique interesting pieces everywhere.

Parking on the street is free.
Written July 8, 2022
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alan s
10 contributions
May 2023
Just a huge variation in glass pieces as well as a live hot shop. A wonderful place to visit to just experience glass blowing in action, if things are happening, and to look at a host of pieces. I ended up buying a piece by Josh Simpson, who is a seriously good glass blower. His piece was kinda looked like a meteor with some celestial objects embedded in the crystal part. Turns out his wife was a retired NASA astronaut, who flew on the shuttle and did 150 days on the ISS. I real story and beautiful piece. I spent alot of time talking with both owners discussing the various artists and pieces. Was really fun.
Written June 12, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

BobHandTV
New York City, NY142 contributions
May 2021
This is a very cool place to see. The glass inside this store is amazing. And you can also see them at work blowing glass for future projects. Always worth 20 or 30 minutes when in Beacon
Written May 30, 2021
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JOdintz
Bethesda, MD50 contributions
Jun 2021 • Couples
Amazing selection of glass works and other art. We purchased a beautiful vase, soap dish and marbles. Yes, marbles. Love the glow in the dark marbles. Great customer service. We will return for more when we ate in town.
Written June 30, 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

John H
New York City, NY112 contributions
Sep 2017 • Couples
The second floor houses a wonderful art gallery with great rotating shows, mostly sculpture with some wall art. Quite different from the rest of the shop, these are guest artists. Always a good show.
Written September 6, 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

ajmay15
Red Hook, NY82 contributions
Nov 2014 • Family
We went to Hudson Beach Glass for the first time last weekend. We had a few time slots scheduled for the Make Your Own Ornament event. I had my senior parents make an ornament and I had my teenagers make an ornament. All four of them loved it. Even my teenagers, who had originally not been too excited to go there, loved it and said they would love to go back. The whole glass blowing process is truly amazing and fun to watch. it is even more amazing when you get to participate in it. I thought the $30 to make an ornament was very reasonable -- especially after I saw all that went into it. The items in the store are works of art in themselves and worth a visit just to browse the selection. The studio is in an old firehouse and is located on the main street of Beacon. It is fun to stroll the main street before/after Hudson Beach Glass for a cup of coffee, bakery, chocolate candy shop, cheese shop, vinegar store, etc. You can really plan a fun day starting with a visit to Hudson Beach Glass. We will definitely be back!
Written November 11, 2014
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Justin W
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ3,561 contributions
Nov 2017 • Solo
First off the Hudson Beach Glass is housed in an old firehouse on the main street of Beacon and they have done a wonderful job with the renovation being able to showcase all their beautiful items.

There were a lot of items in blown or spun glass and there was sea glass itself available for sale. There were all sorts of vases and ash trays of all colors and they are now just getting all the items out for Christmas.

On the second floor, they were having a gallery opening with a kite display. Since it was Second Saturday in Beacon, all the galleries were open late and all had small receptions.
Written November 12, 2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

LAWRENCE M
SCHENECTADY86 contributions
Oct 2015
Find parking in a general lot and start exploring the area. Shops and restaurants on Main St., but the glass shop is the star. They were making some pieces while we were there but a wide selection of gifts to choose from.
Written December 30, 2015
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

SUSAN L
110 contributions
Nov 2019 • Couples
The items for sale were beautiful and nicely displayed. Many ornaments already on display. Grest place if you neec a gift, but pricey.
Written November 2, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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