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Glass blowing years ago was a large industry in the Ohio Valley. Bellaire,Ohio was the place to... read more

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Bonnie H
Beautifull Museum

Enjoyed watching the glass blower plus he explained what he was doing.. Had to buy one of the Xmas... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
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The museum displays glass items and has a demonstration area for glass blowers, cutters, and decorators.
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Wheeling, WV
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All reviews glass museum punch bowl gift shop on display great tour interesting information for sale my mother in law works of art wonderful pieces wheeling area nice items extensive collection each piece christmas ornaments nice stop worth a visit
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glass blowing years ago was a large industry in the Ohio Valley. Bellaire,Ohio was the place to work and people have thousands of pieces of glassware. Bellaire Imperal Glass. Going to Oglebay takes me back years ago. IT is amazing to watch them blow glass....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

Enjoyed watching the glass blower plus he explained what he was doing.. Had to buy one of the Xmas balls he made while we were there. The gift store has anything in glass that was made there or by some local groups.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

Great history of Wheeling and the glass making industry. I had no idea that it was a popular place for glass factories. Great little museum that also explained how the colors are made for each piece. My favorite was watching a glassmaker make a Christmas...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Wheeling was a center for glass and china up until the 1950's. The glass museum features the companies that made glass and china and has a replica of a downtown Store that sold these items to Victorian ladies. The glass blowers are absolutely amazing. You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

The glass museum is alright. They have allot go different pieces in there. But the best part is at the you get to watch a guy blowing glass and making Christmas ornaments that u can buy in the gift shop for $15. They are definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

Bob was very informative when we visited during the Thanksgiving season. Even gave me permission to tape the event. He made 2 glass decorations while we were there. Unfortunately we didn't get back there to see the finished project.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

I really enjoyed visiting the glass museum, they have some incredible items on display. However, the most interesting part of the museum was the display of them making glass pieces. It was super educational and they took the time to answer our plethora of questions....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

We stopped into the glass museum while staying at the Oglebay Resort - there are some beautiful pieces of glass on display, some for sale. It's a nice stop to take in while in the area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank VNKSmith
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Great tour...even a wonderful site of the Sweeney Brother's Punch Bowl...a picture is available on my site of the Olgebay Museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rosie S
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This was a stop in our trip that I really didn't care if I visited. At least until we got there. I thought it was a nice hour and a half visit. I would at least give it a chance.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Barbara W
July 8, 2018|
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Response from ZanderAustralia | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe I saw an elevator, suggest you call to confirm.
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Diane C
September 28, 2016|
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Response from Shryock K | Reviewed this property |
They are located at 465 Lodge Dr., Wheeling, WV. They are in the lower level of the Carriage Glass House. Their website has more information and photographs.
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Irina G
November 14, 2015|
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That's a tough one! The best I could find for you is their phone number - 304-242-7272. It's worth pursuing if you can -
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