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Jewell Gardens

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Address: Klondike Hwy., Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: +1 907-983-2111
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Escape to the tranquility of beautiful Jewell Gardens & Garden City...

Escape to the tranquility of beautiful Jewell Gardens & Garden City Glassworks. Stroll Alaska's most spectacular certified organic Show Garden and watch the action at SE Alaska's only public Glassblowing Hot Shop. Book a tour for a unique hands-on "hot shop" adventure which is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to blow your own glass art in the Last Frontier! Join us for lunch or tea service at our restaurant "Poppies" where many of the meals served include organic produce picked fresh from our gardens. Open daily

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Skagway Shore Excursion: Glassblowing Lesson at Jewell Gardens
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Jewell Gardens -I took the tour off the Holland America Vollendam. Bonnie our guide was warm, welcoming and so much fun. The highlight was glass blowing an ornamental ball in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kingston, Canada
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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Jewell Gardens -I took the tour off the Holland America Vollendam. Bonnie our guide was warm, welcoming and so much fun. The highlight was glass blowing an ornamental ball in cobalt blue and white with some Alaskan gold. Jeremy was our instructor was so knowledgeable and reassuring as he led me through the glass blowing process. The bonus is, they... More 

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Skagway, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Oh yeah, this is a good one. The gardens are so impressive and the miniature train that weaves in and out of the gardens is something to behold. They also have a glass works on site with glass blowing demonstrations. Entertaining and educational. Harding glacier and other snow capped peaks add to the beauty of this setting.

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Thank Buckwheat1951
Leominster, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just got back from a cruise to Alaska. One of my favorite excursions was to Jewell Gardens in Skagway, AK! How often do you get the chance to make your own handmade glass blown ornament? It was an incredible experience. Travis was our instructor. He was amazing! Travis showed us all how to make our own beautiful creations reflecting our... More 

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Thank cynthiamartineau
Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We got to learn how to make blown glass ornaments with Travis. It was educational and super fun. I liked all the choices we got to make on our individual projects. We got well supervised hands on experience. I cant wait to see my finished project arrive in the mail.

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Thank carlajt
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gardens here are beautiful and the restaurant is EXCELLENT, some of the best food i've had in alaska. I would've liked more signs on the plants in the gardens. The use of the glass sculptures is also excellent, and the big yellow sculpture apparently took 2 years to make. The glassblowing was fascinating.

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1 Thank anneoverseas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose the glass blowing experience and garden tour for our afternoon excursion in Skagway. It was so great. Keelin is a really nice, well-informed guide. She gave us a tour of the gardens, and there were strawberries to pick! And Keeper is so nice and really good at guiding a novice through the glass-blowing process. My ornament arrived yesterday,... More 

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1 Thank Erika E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An unexpected gem as part of our Skagway excursion. Had a great lunch. The organic vegetable and flower gardens were amazing. Josh gave a tour which was quite informative and entertaining.

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Thank KimEYoung
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Jewell gardens and glassblowing was a great find as our excursion in Skagway. This was my 2nd Alaska cruise and most people do the train ride... Which I did the first time but really wanted to see this place. Although they say it is walkable... It was further than I would of wanted to walk as I did and the... More 

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Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We toured the gardens and the glass blowing here. It was a fun time. We took a local shuttle ride (it was reasonably priced, although I recommend buying the all day pass), and wandered the gardens, watched a demonstration of glass blowing and had lunch. It was a nice way to spend a couple of hours before we took our... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As well as gorgeous gardens there is a glassblowing studio where you can make your own glass ornament. It is then mailed to you worldwide. Really hands on and great fun!

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