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The Corning Museum of Glass

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Corning Museum of Glass Admission
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Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Open 9am-5pm every day year-round. Open 9am-8pm Memorial Day to Labor Day. From children looking for an adventure to artists looking for inspiration, there is something for everyone...more
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1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Me and my dad were part of a tour group. We went there and it was interesting showing what they can make out of glass. I am not sure if I will go again as the stuff is very expensive but they are good quality...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so glad you enjoyed the tour so much! Our tours come complementary with admission and really allow us to directly teach our guests about glass. Don't forget the admission tickets are good for two consecutive days. That should give most people enough time...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

I live so close to this museum & yet hadn’t been in years. The museum is unbelievable, the history of glass & the most amazing things made from it. Also, once a month they have 2300degrees( the temp of the furnaces used to make glass.)...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It sounds like you really enjoyed learning and experiencing all about the fascinating world of glass. You certainly gain a whole new appreciation for the glass that you can see in our exhibits when you watch our talented glass artists make beautiful objects out of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not our first visit to the museum but always a fun and interesting visit. The staff is very friendly and well informed. You will never run out of things to see and most likely wear yourself out before you see the entire museum.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, thanks for visiting us again! It's great to hear that you always find your time here fun and interesting. We are glad to hear that you thought our staff were friendly as we work very hard to ensure our staff is highly trained in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was interesting learning the history of glass and Corning. I missed the blowing your own glass. Go earlier in the day for that experience. But there are other things to see in the afternoon.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It sounds like you enjoyed your time here! As our Make Your Own Glass program is very popular activity, we recommend signing up ahead of time online or by calling us to save time and guarantee a spot. We are looking forward to your next...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been to the Corning Glass Museum on a bus trip but wasn't given enough time to go through the Museum. This time we stayed about 3 hours and the displays from the various years and countries were outstanding! Another fun part was that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting and for leaving and leaving a review! It sounds like you enjoyed having some time to explore the Museum. There are many great memories to be made here for individuals and families alike with something for everyone to enjoy. Next time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here specifically to see the glass blowing as we had seen it on one of our cruise ships and the blowers came from here. I was glad we had free passes as I found it would have been very pricey for us 4...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting and for leaving a review! We are glad that you were inspired to come visit us after watching a few of our talented gaffers when we were partnered with Celebrity Cruises. Our admission is based on similar museums' admission, and includes both...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not expect such a wide range of exquisite glasswork on display and also other uses for glass. There are demos and opportunities to make your own souvenir (booking may have to be done in advance). And a lovely store with many unique items....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for leaving a review. It sounds like you really enjoyed learning and experiencing all about the fascinating world of glass. You certainly gain a whole new appreciation for the glass when you watch our talented glass artists make beautiful objects...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quick pit stop for our 8-day east coast tour and it came as a pleasant surprise on our way to Niagara Falls. The collection on display is large and varied. It chronicled the history of glass making. The highlight for me was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad we were a pleasant surprise on your way to Niagara Falls! Providing narrations in Mandarin in some of our live demonstrations is one way we strive to make glassmaking accessible to all of our guests. We are happy that you found...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is nothing like it in the world Been there many times, but not for 20+ years. It is bigger and better than ever. Go and be amazed.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you returned to see us after more than 20 years! Thank you for leaving a review, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great, original museum that continues and highlights the heritage of the world-leading local glass industry. Lots for everyone: there are traditional glass items (vases, glassware etc.), there is a fascinating contemporary glass art wing, there are shows in which they demonstrate glassblowing etc. -- and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michaela D, Communications Associate at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and we are thrilled to hear that you such a wonderful time with us. It's great to hear that you found our Contemporary Art + Design Wing fascinating and that you thought there's something for everyone to see/do here. There are...More

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jfilipps
August 15, 2018|
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Response from Michaela D | Property representative |
Hello! So, a 30-minute demonstration features our glassmakers going through the process of hand-making a basic, but unique piece of glass, typically a vessel such as a vase or bowl. A 90-minute demo is a little different, as... More
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FamilyfromNY
July 23, 2018|
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Hi! You must have missed our entire section dedicated to locally made glass. As well, we have previously examined the mix of products in our shops, and the result was that 63% of our offerings are made in the United States... More
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rwulkan
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Michaela D | Property representative |
Hi! According to Google Maps, The Corning Museum of Glass is about a four-hour drive from Englewood, NJ.
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