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This beautiful, large modern facility offers well-curated exhibits, some of which stay and some of... read more

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ChangingWoman1
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Rochester, New York
Visit and love shops too

Very great place to tour,make glass, buy glass and art too! Several times have taken my children... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SnowyInNYState
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Corning, New York
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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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Reviewed yesterday

This beautiful, large modern facility offers well-curated exhibits, some of which stay and some of which rotate. They offer glass-making demos and classes, and there's an area about the history and science of glass that is most interesting. The gift shop is a great resource,...More

Thank ChangingWoman1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very great place to tour,make glass, buy glass and art too! Several times have taken my children and visitors to experince making glass paper weights and ornaments. So much fun!

Thank SnowyInNYState
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wife and I really wanted to see this during our trip. While there was a lot to see and do here finding our way around was very confusing (even with the map). We only sat in on one demonstration (glass breaking) which was very well...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were able to make glass ornament, flowers, pendants, and more. There was also lots of good/interesting demonstrations.

Thank L0RDKING
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a good experience. The workshops/ activites happening in museum should be covered. You get to know about glass making, glass breaking , things we had studied in our schools but seeing it practically gives a good inpact and makes you understand better .the...More

Thank kritilakhwani86
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Let’s start off with I love museums and art. This place is huge, with a lot of things to look at and well curated exhibits. It attracts people from all of the country and world which is pretty cool, however this means there are a...More

Thank Frankie1289
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must see! Plan on taking at least 3-4 (or more) to get the full experience. The tour will give you lots of detail information about The history and the artists. Otherwise you can just walk around, read and gawk. There are 7...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Kids (ages 13, 11 -- both of whom were free) love glassblowing and we've done it before. The museum parts were ok for them -- the first gallery had a scavenger hunt on the phone which kept them interested. Wish other galleries had that too....More

Thank melissa l
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped in for a quick viewing of the Museum. Whoa! We were there until they closed and spent the night in Corning so that we could go again the next day. The Research Library and Elizabeth (Regan), the Librarian, were extraordinary. I was able...More

Thank HelenGWeber
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped off on our way to Niagra to make a sun catcher and wind chime in coloured glass. Picked up on the way back three days later - the kids love the finished product and all their own work. Great way to spend a few...More

Thank Mark S
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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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Response from Michaela D | Property representative |
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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