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Old Town Glassworks

3510 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H1, Canada
+1 867-669-7654
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Fun-tastic Thing To Do!

My friend has organized this without us knowing what we were doing. When we got here we were so... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Rachael F
Mississauga, Canada
Perfect recycled memory

This place is a perfect activity to bring back a unique souvenir while recycling. People are... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Mel I
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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, magnets, soap pumps & other locally made art and handicrafts. Robbie Craig Prints, Scarves, mugs and glasses. Tuckamoor Wildcrafts Felted Bookmarks, ptarmigans and Owls. Feel Good handcrafted soap, lip balm and lotion bars. Local Dene seal, beaver and wolf ornaments. Frozen Flames earrings, rings, and pendants. Shannon Moore Clean Candles and Jewellry. Valerie Desjardins Custom Northern Artwork, Bottle neck rings and Earrings. Two Hour Glass Engraving Workshops. Ages 3 & up Great for Birthdays, Tourists, Team building , conferences, Friends, First Dates, and Families. Discounts for Students, Groups, and Returning Clients. Groups of 2-8, Everyday. Book your spots Online. Custom Engraving. Logos, Awards, & Gifts.
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3510 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2H1, Canada
+1 867-669-7654
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

My friend has organized this without us knowing what we were doing. When we got here we were so excited. It was such a fun afternoon and a great takeaway. We got to learn how the program helps with recycling and also got to make...More

Thank Rachael F
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This place is a perfect activity to bring back a unique souvenir while recycling. People are absolutely fantastic there. Try to talk with Matthew!

1  Thank Mel I
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We pre booked a make your own glass workshop. $55 includes 1 item $18 value or less. Lots to choose from. We had soo much fun creating our glass that we made a bunch more to bring home. They bubble wrap and box them for...More

1  Thank jason j
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Not only do we go to Old Town Glassworks to see their beautiful "artwork" for sale, but we were also able to take a glass etching workshop. It was fun!! Our instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful, allowing us to be creative with the stencils....More

1  Thank PenLy
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is an excellent place to spend an hour or so being creative and learning about repurposing old/recycled glass! The instructor was careful about safety, and gave great directions on how to apply the templates, and then how to sand-blast the glass, then we went...More

1  Thank BlodynCymraeg
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We really enjoyed meeting the owners. It was a very enjoyable hands-on experience. You get to actually sand blast your glass piece yourself. It's really nice to learn a bit about the local culture of green up-cycling. If you sign up for the workshop (which...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 6 December 2016

My teenage daughter and I did a glass etching workshop at Glassworks, and it was absolutely a highlight of our trip to Yellowknife. I am not a crafty person, and frankly didn't think I would enjoy it much, or be able to complete anything worth...More

1  Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We really enjoyed the workshop. The instructor was very helpful and even assisted my disabled husband to make a special drinking glass. Very kind guy. It's surprisingly easy to make unique souvenirs here. Tip: Register in advance. We tried to go back for a second...More

1  Thank Meg N
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

was a fun and rewarding two hour experience for the five of us, all the gals including four year old Willa Jane. Phone ahead to book!

1  Thank Goldie1954
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to this place a couple times to do the two hour glass works workshop. Once was with my Mom and the other was with friends who had their 16 year old son and 13 year old daughter with them. We had a blast...More

1  Thank lleger74
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8 August 2016|
Response from A May M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. I would call and ask. I'm think there too young. My granddaughter is 16