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-Est.1994- Old Town Glassworks is a workers cooperative that has been creating beautiful recycled glassware on the shores of Great Slave Lake for over 20 years. Open Daily, Year Round. Giftshop brimming with our famous northern glasses, mugs, lamps...more
All reviews make your own sand blast recycled glass learn how unique experience fun afternoon hour workshop beautiful selection perfect activity each piece two hours recycling glassware etch souvenir wares art
This review is actually for our visit in May 2016, and not May 2018... a little late perhaps, but still valid.
We had a great time during the workshop that we booked, and came away with two souvenirs that we designed and crafted ourselves! My...More
Making unique glassware out of recycled bottles and glass items. Lesson plus the opportunity to use the studio for a reasonable price. We loved the experience so much that we cruised the second hand and tgrift shops for more glassware so we could go for...More
I visited this store my last full day in Yellowknife and purchased a wine glass for my spouse as a souvenir, which they offered to ship to our home in BC. Because it was Sunday, I was told that the shipping department would call me...More
We heard about Glassworks through friends whi live here in Yellowknife.
We are so glad as we enjoyed the 2 hour workshop and unique takehome souvenir!!
The owner Matthew made this a truly enjoyabke experience!!
We highly recommend this!!
Simon and Lorine Houde
Mathew and his wife raised their family and started their glassworks business in this tiny cabin building until their glassworks business kept expanding and they had to move and find more space for their family !:) Don't hesitate to take the tour the Matthew offers...More
I read about the reviews about this place before the trip. Since I cannot deal with too much outdoor activities in a -38 environment, a glass work shop worked for me. I Pre booked it on line , got a confirmation right away, and I...More
This was the perfect activity for a very cold afternoon in Yellowknife. At a minimum, if you like getting crafty and learning a new skill, this is a great time: you learn how to sand blast glasses, and OTG provides some really awesome and locally...More