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The World of Glass

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Very good. and interesting

good place to visit for all ages lots to see and do children have plenty of activites to keek them... read more

Reviewed yesterday
St Helens, United Kingdom
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Great place to visit. Interesting and fascinating display of glassblowing. Make sure you visit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dave B
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens WA10 1BX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

good place to visit for all ages lots to see and do children have plenty of activites to keek them amussed, cafe is very nice clean friendly and good

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to visit. Interesting and fascinating display of glassblowing. Make sure you visit the tunnel section and the section on the history of St. Helens was very informative. Also a good section on WWI. Nice cafe with food at very reasonable prices.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 days ago

A museum well worth visiting. 8 year old granddaughter has been twice and would love to go again. Superb example of great engineering and of how great the town used to be.

Thank 12Vincent12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a whole day learning lots of different techniques and making my own pieces with the wonderful Marcin. This was my first time attempting anything like this and he was so patient and knowledgable. Absolutely loved it and can't wait to pick up my finished...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not been here for at least 20 years so time for a revisit and wow has it changed. A truly excellent museum tucked away in a rather grim St Helens. Superb greeting and then a welcome by the staff who explained where evrything is and...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 4 September 2018

A really interesting place to visit. Whilst the history of Pilkington Glass is the same every visit, the art exhibitions are always changing, and the glass blowing demonstrations fascinating, even if you have seen it before. A lovely bright building with cafe, leading over a...More

Thank annex394
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Allow a good 3 hours to get the most of your visit to this extremely interesting museum. Plenty to see if you are the least bit interested in our industrial heritage, good presentations and the glass blowing demonstration is worth the price of admission alone,...More

Thank Ellingtonia
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Great to hear and also see the history of glass and the Pilkington's family. The life glass making show is wonderful to watch.

Thank PetroBekker
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We visit here at least once per month to see the new exhibits and they are always excellent. The restaurant is well worth a visit. The shop always has beautiful things that you never see in the shops.

Thank Les G
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Southport and Formby National Trust Association booked a fully inclusive group visit on 1st August 2018 for one of our outings and we all had a thoroughly good time. We were really well looked after, the guides were enthusiastic and knowledgeable, the Kaleidoscope cafe served...More

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Claire H
11 May 2018|
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Response from TheGiantYorkshireMan | Reviewed this property |
I’d say not particularly it’s not really aimed a very young children
31 March 2015|
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Response from karen250360 | Reviewed this property |
Reasonable Family ticket 2 Adults and 2 children £24, 1 Adult and 2 children £17, Adult £8, Children £6, Students £6, Concessions £6 Look online for money off coupons. Hope this helps you. Have a great time :)