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Corning Museum of Glass

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Address: 1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
Phone Number: +1 607-937-5371
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Open 9am-5pm every day year-round. Offering unique opportunities to explore...

Open 9am-5pm every day year-round. Offering unique opportunities to explore glass: Live glassmaking demonstrations, Make Your Own Glass (addtl fee), hands-on glass exhibits, and stunning glass art collections. See the newly opened (March 2015) Contemporary Art + Design Wing. Make Your Own Glass projects reservations available online. Kids and Teens (17 and under) Free.

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Amazing display

We had no idea how expansive the museum is. Great history of glass going back 3500 years. Some of the artifacts are amazing, that they could find these relics and display them... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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McKeesport, Pennsylvania
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McKeesport, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had no idea how expansive the museum is. Great history of glass going back 3500 years. Some of the artifacts are amazing, that they could find these relics and display them according to the empire associated with them was fascinating.

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New Providence, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Words do not do this place justice. Forget about ALLthe amazing works of art to gaze at. Forget about the inexpensive glassware to purchase... Forget about the sweet transition from learning into doing and back to learning at all the interactive exhibits.....forget about watching art being made in front of you....no...this place actually has a full on glass experience. Fabricating... More 

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Michael! It sounds like you very much enjoyed our Make Your Own Glass Experience and got to make your own piece of art. Looking forward to your return visit so you can add to your collection! More 

Alcalali, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful place to go and see, something for everyone, with a well stocked shop, that will suit all purchasers.

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your "must go" recommendation! We hope to see you again! More 

Chickamauga, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a treasure of beauty hidden in Corning, NY. We all know about Corning kitchen ware, but their glass museum not so much. The most amazing and complete collect of glass dating back centuries. There are live demonstrations, interactive exhibits, plus a gift shop and eatery. Set aside several hours and wear comfy shoes.

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for exploring the wonderful world of glass with us! We hope to have you visit again! More 

Rodney, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Never knew what we were getting into when we decided to visit the Corning Museum but did not disappoint. There is so much to see it starts and learn it is really overwhelming. If you decide to go plan a half day and take time to watch some of the presentations

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! It sounds like you really enjoyed yourself and might need to schedule a return visit to soak in some more glass fun! We look forward to amazing you more in the future! More 

Geneseo NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautifully designed, gorgeous exhibits, and very affordable--kids and teens get in for free! Gift shop is amazing, too--not just your typical souvenir source. All in all, well worth as many hours as you can spend here. Just amazing!

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Deb! Happy to hear that you had such a great visit and maximized on Kids and Teens (17 and under) getting free admission. The admission is also good for two consecutive days if you have time to immerse yourself in the wonderful world of glass! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I really enjoyed the museum There was a guided tour, included with admission that was wonderful. Our tour was supposed to last an hour, but at the end our guide asked if anyone wanted to stay he had more to show us. Most of the group stayed. The tour lasted another 45 minutes. He told us the... More 

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Susan! It is great to hear that you and your husband had such a lovely visit with us. Our Docents are simply the best! Their energy and passion for glass history certainly gives our guests a unique view into the world of glass and the many pieces in our collection. We hope to host more great... More 

Rochester,NY
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment you drive into the parking area you are on your own.No direction how to get into the museum then vague answers to questions about exhibits.With each question you're handed a paper which is useless.We rambled around and the signs are confusing.If you think you might need a restroom start 20 minutes early because there are few and... More 

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to visit and review the museum. Our goal is to exceed our guest’s expectations and clearly we did not do that for your visit. We will share your comments with the café, the Shops and our frontline staff manager. When we were designing our new Contemporary Art + Design Wing which opened last March,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family with two younger children had a great time at the Corning Glass Museum. We saw glass being made in a fantastic black-box theater; our older was able to participate in a glass-breaking demo (and received a token glass sculpture as a gift); and the youngest enjoyed peering into the various glass instruments. The gift shop is HUGE and... More 

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Irene! How fantastic that your kid got to help with the glass breaking demonstration in our Innovation Center. The many demonstrations, both educational and fun, that happen throughout the day are included in the cost of admission. Happy to hear that you enjoyed the Glass Market gift shop and hopefully next time you'll be able... More 

Bedford, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Exceeded all our expectations. Part of this enormous "campus" is a 1 year old all glass building housing contemporary art glass. Other buildings housing premiere glass artists and their varied works. Places to watch glass blowing, others to make small glass pieces yourself.... a lot to do here. An outstanding gift shop with something for everyone. Close to Corning town... More 

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Carole! It sounds like you had a wonderful time here in Corning, the Crystal City! It is great to hear that you enjoyed the new Contemporary Art + Design wing which beautifully displays the world's largest collection of contemporary glass. We hope to keep exceeding your expectations in the future if you visit again! More 

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