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Corning Museum of Glass

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Address: 1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
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+1 607-937-5371
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Open...

Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Open 9am-5pm every day year-round. Open 9am-8pm Memorial Day to Labor Day. Offering unique opportunities to explore glass: Live glassmaking demonstrations, Make Your Own Glass (addtl fee), hands-on glass exhibits, and stunning glass art collections. See the newly opened (March 2015) Contemporary Art + Design Wing. Make Your Own Glass projects reservations available online. Kids and Teens (17 and under) Free. Adult admission tickets are $19.50 and are good for two consecutive days. Discount of 15% for AAA/CAA, Students, Military and 55+.

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Such an interesting place!

There is something for everyone at this museum: scientific, historical and hands-on demonstrations for kids. My favorite part was the amazing collection of glass and the work of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is something for everyone at this museum: scientific, historical and hands-on demonstrations for kids. My favorite part was the amazing collection of glass and the work of current artisans. Great way to spend a day!

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Durham, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very interesting museum. The displays are wonderful - everything you ever wanted to know about glass... the history, manufacture, varieties, composition, etc. It's presented well and the displays are well thought-out. Great for kids and adults. Plan for a minimum of four hours and perhaps more if you want to do some of the hands-on programs.

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Ooltewah, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Definitely would recommend the "Make your own glass" classes. The gift shop alone is worth the trip. Love the different exhibits.

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New Providence, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the best museums we have ever visited. Lots of interesting demonstrations, very engaging for kids, lots to see - from the history of glass making 3500 years ago to displays of gorgeous hand-made pieces from famous artists like Chihuly and Steuben. Can even make your own piece, assisted by a knowledgeable staff member. Museum staff is... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent most of our time in the two galleries dedicated to contemporary artists. The collections are extraordinary in terms of the artists represented, the creativity of the pieces on display, and the visual impressions. We also viewed glass blowing demonstrations. We could have spent more time exploring other galleries, including the history of glass and glass innovations. Plan on... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is a must to see. A lot of objects to help you to have colorful dreams after the visit. The ticket is a bit expensive (like in Europe), so think about spending there at least three hours. If you have kids bring them with you. Parking is free in a 2 min walk. If you have 15 min... More 

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Iselin, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 9-year old son loved the glass making activities and was excited to see all the demos in the Innovation Center. Overall we thought it will be an hour's trip but there's lots to do and one should plan at least 3-4 hours. The gift shop had some really neat items. The contemporary glass art gallery was my favorite. The... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was ok. If it was in an area were there was multiple things to do as well as the price was a little easier in the pocket book I would give it 5 stars. Here's the why, it was $30 for my daughter to make a little flower out of glass which is understandable. What I couldn't understand... More 

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for visiting us from Buffalo. Kids and Teens 17 and under always have free admission here and for adults the admission does cover two consecutive days. The Make Your Own Glass experiences are a very popular activity here and the base shipping cost is $18 for 1-5 pieces. It might seem expensive but this... More 

Kitchener, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had stopped in Corning overnight on our way farther south. Our visit to the CMG was unplanned, but definitely worth the time. The museum has a great mix of exhibits (both historical and contemporary, demonstrations, and hands on experiences. We very much enjoyed the glass blowing demonstration. The space is well suited for families, groups, couples, etc. Adult admission... More 

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in even though it was unplanned. We do offer 15% discount on admission for Students, Military, AAA/CAA and 55+. Admission is also good for two consecutive days. We hope to see you again for a planned visit! More 

New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building, as expected, was all made of glass, which causes the museum's galleries to be inundated with natural light and for one to feel enlivened despite spending the whole day indoors. And this is what you should plan to do: arrive early and stay in the whole day because even one day will not be enough to see everything,... More 

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this review

Thank you for your comprehensive review! It sounds like you were successful in fully immersing yourself into the wonderful world of glass that we have here. Our admission is actually good for two consecutive days since there is so much to see and do, plus Kids and Teens (17 and under) are free. I will pass on your comments to... More 

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