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Address: 114 S. 23rd Street, Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone Number: +1 253-383-3499
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TGS offers visitors a close up view of how hand blown glass is made and...

TGS offers visitors a close up view of how hand blown glass is made and gives guests the opportunity to try it for themselves. The Glassblowing Experience is a one-on-one session with a skilled glassblower where people of all ages and walks in life can create blown glass for themselves. This facility also offers classes, group events, corporate gifts and their glass gallery features very talented local glass

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Absolutely Amazing!

This was an amazing experience! The people were wonderful and carefully walked us through the process of choosing an item to make, the colors to use, and let us know what to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kim B
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San Diego
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San Diego
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing experience! The people were wonderful and carefully walked us through the process of choosing an item to make, the colors to use, and let us know what to expect. Chris was our glassblower and he was great. He was patient and explained everything as we went along. I am SO pleased with my bowl! It is... More 

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Thank Kim B
Craig, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was absolutely Amazing! We could of day there all day and watched them blow glass. It was warm and cozy on a rainy day.

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Lakewood, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We won 4 gift certicates at a fundraiser auction for Global Helps and decided to have some friends go with us and share the experience. What a great time and such an amazing experience learning how to work with glass! Definitely want to go back for their ornament making package. Too cool!

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We first visited Tacoma Glassblowing as a couple in early March and had so much fun spending the morning being creative so we decided to set an appointment to bring our 10 & 12 year old boys. The two of us moved on to make garden pieces while my boys both chose to make pumpkins. We all had a great... More 

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Fort Yukon, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Glass blowing has been on my mother's bucket list and we decided it was time to mark that one off~ I contacted Debra at the shop and she worked with me to set up the appointment (we were coming from out of town.) When we arrived we were warmly greeted and my mother was wished a Happy Birthday~ Then we... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We had participated in this type of activity before so I was somewhat prepared for what was involved in glassblowing. What we were not prepared for was the level of service that was provided. TGS really wanted us to be happy with our project. They not only helped with the type of item we wanted, they let us pick out... More 

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Tacoma, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

I bought my granddaughter (16) an "experience" twice for gifts--Christmas & birthday and she LOVED her experiences!! Had lots of fun being "artistic"!

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Thank Karol B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Our experience was amazing! ALL the people at TGS are so kind and so patient! Stop reading and GO :)

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I was pretty excited to take my first glass blowing class but assumed it would be more of a watch and learn and do a few tiny token movements. That was not the case! My teacher was Chris and he is absolutely wonderful! He talked me through all the steps, explained why things are done, jumped in at the "important"... More 

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Seattle, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Great glass pendant lights, yard art, glass balls, and more. This time of year, they have lots of glass pumpkins.

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