Dedicated to the history, art, and science of glass Corning Museum of Glass boasts a collection of more than 45,000 glass objects. Trace 3,500 years of glass history around the world through the museum’s varied collections. Highlights include the glass portrait of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh and Venetian glass masterpieces. Head to the contemporary gallery to view objects from the last 25 years. At the Innovation Center, learn about the science and technology behind glass. The museum also offers daily classes, so you can try glassmaking and take home your own handmade souvenir. For more souvenir options, browse the large gift shop, which sells artworks, home items, jewelry, collectibles, and more. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Corning holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Corning Museum of Glass and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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Corning Museum of Glass Reviews
Wonderful exhibits of contemporary art amazing art all made with glass!! Pieces exploit the characteristics of glass, such as it’s transparency and reflective properties! Also there is an enormous exh... more »
Admission to CMOG is valid for two days. This is for a reason. If you're doing it right, you will need those two days. We learned about CMOG through their (now sadly ended) association with Celebrity ... more »
We had an absolutely fabulous experience taking our pumpkin glass blowing class. The staff was extremely helpful, friendly, and safety focused. They have a limited class size, so reservations are recommended. The price for the experience of blowing your own glass was very reasonable. They offered shipping (since it has to cool overnight). We received our pieces extremely well wrapped in two days. Their gift shop was so fun to shop at as well. They had a wide range of prices and styles. I highly recommend.
So we visited the museum during the summer 2019. It is a small museum but if your a fan of this "glass art" you'll feel at home here. All in all, we enjoyed the experience. That being said we bought a lot of souvenirs including a glass water bottle with a rubber protection/casing. Unfortunately the top of the bottle accidentally broke when I twisted the cap. But the review is about the museum right? It gets better from here, though I did not see any customer support from their contact list, I still sent an email to their info section ( just to try my luck), and guess WHAT?? They replied and they asked for my contact details so they can send me another bottle (see pic, it just arrived today). Amazing! KUDOS! Corning Museum of Glass. Shout out for Russell and Stephanie, thanks! P. S. My family and I left the museum full and satisfied coz the food was great!
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