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Sandwich Glass Museum

129 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2233
+1 508-888-0251
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The museum details the history of the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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129 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2233
+1 508-888-0251
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Reviewed yesterday

Sandwich Glass Museum is a beautiful place to spend a few hours. On the hour, there is a glass blowing demonstration which was quite interesting to see. On the half hour there is a short video of the family and glass making in the area,...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sandwich Glass Museum recalls the history of the local Boston & Sandwich Glass Factory, which was founded in Sandwich by Deming Jarves in 1825 and earned Cape Cod's oldest town a global reputation as a glass manufacturing center. In addition, the museum features a...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leave a couple of hours so you have time to see all the historic glass that had been made in this local glass factory, now a museum. They have a wonderful glass blowing demonstration where they make a vase in front of your eyes. We...More

Thank astronomer1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the film explaining the history of the company. Beautiful displays, interesting exhibits including a contemporary glass artist, and glass blowing demo.

Thank Katrinka703
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting exhibit and demonstration , on the hour. Also an interesting short movie on the background of the family and circumstances . You get a feel of the history and the people at the time. Very nicely done, enjoyable.

Thank Kathrine2100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Glass Factory has now been shut longer than it operated but is enshrined in the memory of Cape Cod in this museum. The hologram display and the history of lighting in the US are two very good displays, also the cup plate display.

Thank Bea T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reviews history of glass making and has examples from many eras. Beautiful colored glass displayed in windows so light really shines through them. Even contemporary glass pieces are displayed. Interesting demonstration by a young glass blower that held our attention and was very entertaining. Small...More

1  Thank telade
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good demonstration of glass blowing, fantastic information on history of glass and the particular factory beginnings in Sandwich. So many beautiful pieces, such vibrant colours in some pieces. Many items in the gift shop but I would have preferred to see some of the larger...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must go when you are in the area!! Just incredible, you will spend several hours and be amaaaaaaazed

1  Thank johnmarrone07
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The history of glass making is very interesting. All the displays of various types and styles of glass from the past and present. The demonstration of glass blowing was very informative and you were close enough to b e able to see what was being...More

Thank Lee G
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