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Address: 124 W. Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130
Phone Number: 740-687-0101
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We visited the glass museum & as a nurse, I really appreciated all the medical type exhibits. We watched the artist blow glass into an ornament. She was very good at explaining... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2016
Karen C
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Escalon, California, United States
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Escalon, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We visited the glass museum & as a nurse, I really appreciated all the medical type exhibits. We watched the artist blow glass into an ornament. She was very good at explaining what she was doing as she did it, then opened up for questions from the audience. Fun visit. They also let you take classes to learn how to... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

While small by comparison well worth the visit. They have ever changing exhibits about glass, how it's made and its uses. There is a glass-blowing demonstration towards the back of the museum. Would be an interesting visit for kids or anyone interested in glass blowing. Small and wouldn't take more than an hour or two to visit.

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Thank Bob J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

I took a glass blowing class and blew a glass heart shaped paper weight for Valentine's day. My husband took the glass with me and we picked up our "hearts" a couple days latter after they had come out of the oven and cooled.

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Thank phyllis h
West Chester, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Great museum about industrial glass - but unfortunately that's not incredibly interesting. They start you with a video (which was informative) then a docent takes you around. I found myself wanting to "move on" much quicker than the tour that was given - now this is not to say that you won't find anything interesting to see, but it's just... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I visited the Ohio Glass Museum in August 2015 and was quite surprised by this great little museum. At first, I will admit I was a bit perplexed as to why I was looking at display cases filled with TV tubes, medical equipment, and tail light fixtures, until I realized that the history of glass encompasses more than just vases... More 

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Thank IndyAngie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

We took the glassblowing class and made ornaments. My son is 10, and he was even able to do it with the help of the instructor. This is something we will definitely not forget.

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Thank Rebecca R
Lancaster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

An Art Deco style museum housing glass exhibits that change periodically with themed glass items. There are volunteers who are available to explain the exhibits and lead you through the different areas of the museum such as a movie showing the history of glass making in the Lancaster area, which is the home of glass manufacturer, Anchor Hocking, an100 year... More 

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Marion, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

More than just a museum, you can watch glass blowing demonstration and take a class. If traveling any distance call ahead to set up a time. Made a glass Christmas tree ornament which was a lot of fun. Price was very reasonable as you get to keep what you make, they will ship it too as the piece as to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

One of the best glassblowing exhibitions I've seen. That alone is worth the stop. The exhibits change regularly but there a mini showcases of past exhibits. Docents are very knowledgeable and love answering questions.

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London, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Three of us enjoyed creating glass paper weights - what a unique, hands-on class taught by an experienced artisan! Three of us gals made a day of driving to Lancaster, taking a glass working class at the Ohio Glass Museum and having an excellent vegetarian gluten free lunch at The Well restaurant.

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