We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Manchester Hot Glass

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Review Highlights
If not skiing, do this before any other activity

Bring your best sense of humor and get ready for a mind and glass blowing experience. Andrew and... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
West Hempstead, New York
via mobile
Unforgettable experience

We visited Vermont from Los Angeles and will not forget this great shop. We had the pleasure of... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2018
La Crescenta, California
via mobile
Read all 132 reviews
All photos (63)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“hour class”(14 reviews)
“his assistant”(10 reviews)
“paper weights”(7 reviews)
Manchester Hot Glass is a glass blowing studio & gallery in Manchester, Vermont. Check out our popular Glassblowing 101 class and learn the craft yourself!Having read a few not so hot reviews I would like to add that Glass making is not a slow...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
See all hours
79 Elm St, Manchester, VT 05255-4600
+1 802-362-2227
Improve This Listing
Reviews (132)
Filter reviews
132 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews hour class his assistant paper weights great sense of humor fun experience a lot of fun entire process make your own cool stuff magnificent pieces each piece two hours every step of the way money well spent year olds my fiance buy something
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 132 reviews
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Bring your best sense of humor and get ready for a mind and glass blowing experience. Andrew and staff make this otherwise intimidating craft really fun and hilarious. If you have a fun loving spirit and slightly irreverent personality, this is for you. Tell jokes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 126howardw
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited Vermont from Los Angeles and will not forget this great shop. We had the pleasure of having our kids take a class with Andrew. The day before, when booking the class, I called and spoke to his wife about what class would be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bahamas08
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Excellent experience! I purchased a class for one person for 1/2 an hour to make one glass item as a surprise gift for my fiance. He chose to make a pint glass and I was able to help a little along the way. The staff...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Natalie R
Reviewed October 17, 2018

I always wanted to learn a little about glass blowing and Andrew is the perfect teacher. He lines you up the minute you step into the shop. You will not be disappointed in the class at all. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank smeastim
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Took a family day trip up to Manchester from Albany on a Sunday and stopped in at Manchester hot glass for the blown glass object class. Reservations are mandatory but making them is a two minute phone call. All three of us participated in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mikey T
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took a private glass blowing class at Manchester Hot Glass and it was hands down the most fun we had all weekend. For starters, Andrew, the owner, makes the experience really fun. He has a great sense of humor which helps...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank D2011IKmichaels
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The Manchester Hot Glass shop has beautiful hand blown glass pieces. They are decorative and some functional.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed August 25, 2018

In Manchester for a long weekend, I signed up for a 2 hour glass blowing class with my friend ToniMarie. The shop and studio sits in the heart of Manchester and is ran by the owner Andrew and his assistant. Andrew is a very fun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank marcanthonyc45
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Andrew and Alexandra, thank you SO MUCH for an amazing afternoon on Thursday. Our hosts mentioned a cool glass place in Manchester on our last day and we never expected to have so much fun! Your love of glass is obvious and infectious and we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sgleraye
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had such a great time with Andrew making creations out of glass. He and his assistant were super helpful keeping us safe while letting us do some of the work. I couldn’t believe how nicely our pieces turned out. Definitely a one of a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank V844KGjenniferb
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 nearby hotels
Palmer House
442 reviews
.44 miles away
Hampton Inn & Suites Manchester
259 reviews
.70 miles away
Aspen at Manchester
164 reviews
.71 miles away
Casablanca Motel
241 reviews
.89 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 65 nearby restaurants
Zoey’s Deli & Bakery
145 reviews
.08 miles away
1,228 reviews
.32 miles away
Mrs. Murphy's Donuts
145 reviews
.15 miles away
Cilantro Taco
251 reviews
.38 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 41 nearby attractions
Lye Brook Falls
202 reviews
.96 miles away
Comollo Antiques
7 reviews
.57 miles away
Tilting at Windmills Gallery
5 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Victoria M
April 14, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Eddie C | Reviewed this property |
the prices are listed online around 50 for paper weight and 100 for blown glass
August 15, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from AndrewW842 | Property representative |
Several options with group rates available. Options from $50 to $350. It depends on your level of interest