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Thames Glass

688 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6735
+1 401-846-0576
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My girlfriend & I went to Thames glass for a lesson. We chose to create two small ornaments. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Khalil-Greene
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FUN GLASS BLOWING EXPERIENCE

This store has so many beautiful hand-made pieces for a great value. I always thought glass was... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2018
Joseph M
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We are open for the year and offer glassblowing lessons most days. Please call for available time slots or come watch the glassblowers working. See their finished hand blown glass pieces at Thames Glass Glassblowing Studio & Gallery. Hand Blown Glass by Matthew Buechner since 1981.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“glass blowing” (41 reviews)
“beautiful glass” (13 reviews)
“glass ornament” (12 reviews)
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688 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6735
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+1 401-846-0576
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend & I went to Thames glass for a lesson. We chose to create two small ornaments. The prices appear a little extensive but you also get to keep the ornaments. The lessons show you the skill needed and the methodical techniques used to...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

This store has so many beautiful hand-made pieces for a great value. I always thought glass was expensive and I see why it is. I booked a private glassblowing lesson for my girlfriend and I couldn't be happier with our experience. It is truly an...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Thames Street glass offers the most beautiful hand blown glass treasures. From bowls to christmas ornaments

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

Like I said great places. Castle Hill Inn has the best views. The Poplar House Is an affordable place to stay close to down town.

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

The store offers so many beautiful hand made items, it’s a pleasure to browse. I booked a private glass blowing lesson & it was a delightful experience with an outcome far beyond my expectations! I’d decided in advance to try to make a vase and...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2017

We participated in making an ornament as part of an artisan package through Admiral Fitzroy's Inn. We were not sure what how it would be. The artisans who gave us our lesson and helped us with the process were knowledgeable, patient and made us feel...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

My daughter and I decided to try something different on our mother/daughter getaway to Newport, Rhode Island. We never knew how to blow glass so this was a perfect choice for us. The shop has beautiful displays. We decided to make our own glass ornament...More

Thank Pati227
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

This place is awesome! We both made glass ornaments. It was the coolest experience. Mark, our instructor, was patient and made us both at ease. I would have never thought that we would have such a remembrance of our trip. We also had to bring...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Thames Glass has a good selection of items that are beautifully made and reasonably priced. I found a piece to bring home as my souvenir of Newport.

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Shane was excellent!! Our group of 5 learned 3 different projects!! A wonderful experience for the group thanks!!

Thank Deborah S
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Kimjoz
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Response from Aardvark47 | Reviewed this property |
You can go to their website: thamesglass
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Response from ThamesGlass | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in “making your own glass” at Thames Glass. It is $38 to “make your own glass ornament” with lots of help from a skilled glassblower, which takes about 10 minutes, $65 to make a paperweight... More
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