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The new Bedford Museum of Glass

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61 Wamsutta St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7335
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NB Museum of Glass

I was thrilled to find this Museum within the New Bedford Antiques store. I love old glassware! I... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2017
138maureenc
Nice Saturday

Full of passion and very knowledgeable workers! Great collection of glass animals and paperweights... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2017
Dobromiła T
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61 Wamsutta St, New Bedford, MA 02740-7335
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

I was thrilled to find this Museum within the New Bedford Antiques store. I love old glassware! I am fascinated with the many types that have existed. I was in seventh heaven for at least 1 hour, as I went through. I had a marvelous...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Full of passion and very knowledgeable workers! Great collection of glass animals and paperweights from all around the word. We had great time!

Thank Dobromiła T
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Tucked away in the back of an antique store -- THE NEW BEDFORD MUSEUM OF GLASS has a very nice collection of locally made glass. They have some beautiful pieces, which are interesting to see but the space is so odd and so small, it...More

1  Thank Sandra G
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I think this may be the best glass experience of my life, and I have viewed about a dozen Dale Chihuly offerings, besides Corning, Sandwich, and all my other experiences. The director elevated this experience to far more interesting. He took us through the back...More

1  Thank orcasgal
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I am impressed by the whole collections in this museum. At first I didn't expected too much in such a small town. Once walk inside, the collections are world wide not just New Bedford Art and North America collections. Some are Europe some are Asian...More

1  Thank Ophelia Z
Reviewed June 19, 2016

We had the fortune of visiting this museum on a day when the director was there. It wasn't too busy and he gave us a tour. First he said he'd show us a few things and then let us on our own, but he ended...More

1  Thank LolaGirl
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

In the rear of an antiques mall. Director was extremely informative and pleasant. Diverse selection and gift shop. Well worth stopping to visit.

Thank Wilfred B
Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

The woman working there was full of knowledge and took the time to show us around. A Groupon also made our visit inexpensive, a nice bonus. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area!

Thank LaurenLaurenMae
Reviewed February 15, 2016

I enjoyed the exhibits, but I would have liked to have more background information on the pieces that were shown. There was nobody there that could answer any questions. For example, how did they make the Vaseline glass, and is it safe to use? They...More

Thank Beachbum93014
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Very nicely displayed variety of beautiful glass. Museum director was very helpful and informative. Located in the same building with two floors of antiques and collectibles. Easy to find with great parking.

Thank CapeCodOne
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