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Tacoma Glassblowing Studio

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful experience with fantastic results!

This is the greatest gift and/or experience ever. The one on one glass blowing experiences are... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
nfishburne
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Tacoma, Washington
Date night!!!

It was really fun learning how to make different glass pieces. I would recommend this place for... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
buffgirl2018
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Tacoma, Washington
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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...more
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114 S 23rd St, Tacoma, WA 98402-2903
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the greatest gift and/or experience ever. The one on one glass blowing experiences are just that, very individual and special. The resulting glass items rival any you can buy in fine shops. My eight year old grandsons could not believe what they were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nfishburne
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

It was really fun learning how to make different glass pieces. I would recommend this place for couples and or families wanting to try something new. Each piece you choose to make will have a different experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

This was something if not seen before that everyone should experience. This would be great to show children as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gottahavefunUtah
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Did this with my sister as she has wanted to try glassblowing. Great studio and workshop! Friendly and helpful staff who make you fell very welcomed and are very eager to engage and share their experience and knowledge. Amazing to see your creation take form...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeff P
Reviewed September 26, 2018

If you are even slightly interested in art glass, this is a wonderful destination. During the course of an hour, the Hot Shop will produce at least one piece of glass blown work. The museum is a tribute to Chahuly and other talented artists. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank R2005XEdianer
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This is not to be missed! We were facinated by the processes and they have a live camera feed going at the same time you watch it so if there's something you can't quite see with the naked eye, you are still covered. Plus there's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EricaLeB
Reviewed September 14, 2018

The Tacoma Glassblowing Studio is the hotshop within the Museum of Glass. For those with an interest in seeing how art glass is made, this shop is well worth a visit to watch the glass artisans at work. A visit here is interesting, informative and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Levannah
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We have watched other glass blowing, but never like this. A team of artisans worked in unison, seemingly w/out verbally communicating, to create. It was amazing to watch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James B
Reviewed September 3, 2018

On our first visit to the Museum of Glass we were very lucky to see a glass competition. We learned a lot about the process and got to see exciting timed glass making events.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tkuhnau
Reviewed September 2, 2018

No matter how many times I see glassblowing, I am always amazed at how the artists can manipulate glass into such wonderful shapes. This is a live, narrated display of beautiful glass items being made. Very interesting and enlightening.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Go805030
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Jeannine S | Property representative |
Are glass blowing experience ranges from $75 or 95. There's a five dollar discount each for groups of 6 or more. We have three glassblowing stations so three people can blow the time but the rest of the group can watch. We... More
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janderson912
January 7, 2017|
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Response from Jeannine S | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not, however if cost is an issue two people can work on one piece together at 70+tax verses each making their own piece at 70 each. Have a great night
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whiregirl
December 27, 2016|
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Our gallery is open 9-5 but unfortunately no glassblowing classes available
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Need help w/ Itinerary (0 Replies)
Happy New Year Everyone! Started planning for our family (2 adults/2 teens) trip to Washington. We will be there in late March for 6 days. We have been to your beautiful state numerous times & have visited Seattle, Tacoma, the Olympic Peninsula, Whidbey Island, Mt. Rainier & North Cascades area. We enjoy hiking, amusement parks, museums & just seeing/experiencing new things. Here is what I have planned so far: Day 1: Late night arrival into Sea-Tac. Day 2: Chittenden...More
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