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815 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2654
+1 502-584-4510
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not a lot to see

The place had few glassworks but not near what I was hoping for. the best part is that it was... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2013
Michael C
More of a high-priced store than a museum

We have visited a nuber of "glass showhouses" and museums throughout the U.S.,. This is not nearly... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2013
Marietta, Georgia
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Glassworks houses the Mark Payton Glass Center and Flame Run. See live demonstrations in Glassblowing and Flameworking on our daily tours. Make a project in our Walk-in Workshop. Shop around in one of our two galleries. Hours are 10-5pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sundays.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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815 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2654
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

The place had few glassworks but not near what I was hoping for. the best part is that it was free. Some of the items were pretty but overall, it was nothing special.

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 17 July 2013

We have visited a nuber of "glass showhouses" and museums throughout the U.S.,. This is not nearly among the better ones. Yes, it has a workshop and yes, you can see some glass being made, but the majority of what you see is a Very...More

Thank exauctioneer
Reviewed 19 June 2013

I think I came at a slow time. There were not many people there actually working with the glass, which was disappointing, but a LOT of expensive glasswork for sale. :) For me, it was so-so, and a quick trip.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 18 May 2013

It's great to get such an up close look at such an elaborate and delicate craft. Be sure to sign up to make your own blown glass keepsake (extra charge.)

Thank photobug11
Reviewed 10 May 2013

This is a nice place to plan your work party. It is interesting to watch the glass blowers. It can be cold in the winter.

Thank betagirl67
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Awesome facility. Great educational place for kids & adults. Kids were able to make a small glass ornament (2 kids) and they were satisfied & very thrilled to take it home. Watch the little kids though, a lot of the pieces on display were very...More

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Watching the glass workers is simply amazing. They turn out beautiful products. Excellent items for sale. A lot of them are out of my price range but the value is good. Something for everyone. Great place to buy presents.

1  Thank louisvillesteve
Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

Watching the artists working the glass at the ovens was very, very interesting. Can't believe how they make it all look so easy. Then take a tour. Don't forget the gift shop. So many beautiful glass objects from which to choose. Just move carefully!

Thank WorldTravelers1218
Reviewed 6 April 2013

My husband and I took our 7 year old to Glassworks not sure what to expect. We had a lot of fun and got to watch glass blowing and lamp work. Our daughter got to make a suncatcher to bring home for around $12.00 she...More

1  Thank Emily46217
Reviewed 31 March 2013

we visited there and saw very creative uses of glass. Made a suncatcher which was fun. The pleces were expensive.

Thank Sparky228
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