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Address: 2 Rutland Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand (Formerly Chronicle Glass)
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06 927 6803
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10:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:30

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What an opportunity: NZ Glass Art works on view (and to purchase) and often you can view glass being created before your eyes in the blowing pit before operating glass kilns. A... read more

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Whanganui, New Zealand
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an opportunity: NZ Glass Art works on view (and to purchase) and often you can view glass being created before your eyes in the blowing pit before operating glass kilns. A one of a kind gallery!

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Thank Artisteyes
Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed visiting Glassworks. The man working at the time was very informative and it was fascinating to watch him work.

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Thank Chris26123
Christchurch, New Zealand
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved watching these people at work, making some amazing creations. Would have been great if someone was giving a bit of a commentary about the processes they were going trhough.

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Thank Whitebait2NZ
Nambour, Australia
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183 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I really enjoyed looking around this working glassworks (though unfortunately it wasn't operating on the day we visited. Lots of inspiring glass art on display, and helpful staff made the visit well worth our while.

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Thank glaitken1
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

What a pleasure watching the creations from glass happen in front of you. Great access for disabled people and it meant I got to see everything. It is hot so don't wear to much :)

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Thank Rochelle T
Whangarei, New Zealand
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The glass kilns are being renovated. Will be back in operation very soon. In the meantime they have a small gallery open and very fine pieces available to buy. Bit too expensive for this pensioner but if I won Lotto.......

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Thank rosiesview
Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The guys at Chronicle Glass know their stuff and love sharing their knowledge. I ended up with a great looking paper weight! Its a must visit if you're staying in Wanganui for a few days.

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Thank ReviewsNZ
Whanganui, New Zealand
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Great way to spend a morning or afternoon. We became entranced and stayed to watch the glassblowing for a couple of hours. This is a working studio with a lovely display area of glass items for sale , some seriously collectable. Recommend it to take well behaved children. They love it

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Thank Kiwicas
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Went with family and once by myself, enjoyed watching the men glass blowing a vase, took skill, getting to the end shame the vase cracked.

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Thank summertime2016
New Zealand
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111 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Chronicle Glass has become an institution on the Whanganui visitor scene. I hear changes are in the wind, but hopefully the attraction will still continue to showcase the best in NZ glass, and allow visitors to watch as some amazing artworks are created

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