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Chihuly Garden and Glass
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Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit in Seattle
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Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass Combination Ticket
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Pre-Cruise Seattle Sightseeing Tour
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Owner description: Located in the heart of Seattle, Chihuly Garden and Glass provides a look at the inspiration and influences that inform the career of artist Dale Chihuly. Through the exhibition’s eight interior galleries, lush outdoor garden and centerpiece Glasshouse visitors will experience a comprehensive look at Chihuly's most significant series of work. With both day and night experiences, and full-service dining in the adjoining Collections Café, this long-term exhibition offers a unique experience rain or shine.
Flint
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Gorgeous works of art!! Amazed at what artist can do with glass.. Colors and pieces well worth the time and visit!!

Visited September 2012
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Denver, Colorado
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“Spectacular at Night”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

We went at dusk. The evening lighting is great. A marvelous exhibit. We happened to catch the exhibit in the Dallas Arboretum in early September so this has been a Chihuly Fall.

Visited October 2012
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Springfield
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

His work is incredible. I could stare at the glass displays all day. Was expecting a bit bigger exhibit for $20, but it colors are incredible. I would have liked to see it at night.

Visited September 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Do not miss this”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

I had seen Chihuly in other locales, so I knew what to expect and was looking forward to it. Boy was I surprised. It was beyond my imagination. Room after room of glass installations left me speechless. All ages will love it. It is at the base of the Space Needle. The best time to go is around 5:30. This way you can see all the indoor installations, then wander outside for the installations in the garden. Then the magic begins when the lights are turned on as darkness descends. There is also a Cafe with great food and wonderful Chihuly paintings coupled with wild collections under the glass of the tables, although my favorite was the large number of accordians hanging from the ceiling. There was also a wandering photographer who would take your picture wherever you wanted and then you could email it to yourself and friends - for free. Just go and enjoy.

Visited September 2012
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Virginia Beach
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“Add This To Your Seattle "Musts"”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

Our family group ranged in age from 7 years to late 60's and everyone had a spectacular time here. I have seen many Chihuly exhibitions. This building, garden, and glass objects were designed by Chihuly himself to complement the works, and they are far beyond any other exhibition I have seen. Take your children, and let them use their imaginations to describe what the glass forms seem to suggest to them. The garden is almost as overwhelming as the indoor exhibits -- plan to spend enough time here to enjoy at your leisure. My best tip: after viewing, have lunch in the building's adjoining "Collections Cafe". Food is beautifully presented (of course!), the menu is friendly for all ages, and our gluten-free child was accomodated. The best fun happens as your wait for your food. Chihuly has mounted many of his whimsical collections of accordians, radios from the 1960's, tin soldiers, etc. etc. on the cafe's walls and inside the glass-topped tables. The customers strolled along the one aisle, viewing the collections on the walls and inside other customers' tables -- it was all part of the fun, and no one minded the brief visits to look as we were all taking turns ourselves.

Visited August 2012
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