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Broadfield House Glass Museum - CLOSED

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Beautiful house with wonderful object-filled galleries

I was almost too late in discovering this museum. I moved to the area a couple of years ago, have... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2015
ethelflaeda
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Last rites end of an era :(

This well loved local attraction will soon be closing. It's moving near the Wordsley old Stuart... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2015
538harryp
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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26 Oct 2015
“Beautiful house with wonderful object-filled galleries”
12 Oct 2015
“Last rites end of an era :( ”
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Located in a charming Georgian town house, this museum features world-famous collections of British glass from the 18th century to present day.
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Compton Drive, Kingswinford DY6 9NS, England
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+44 1384 239019
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 26, 2015

I was almost too late in discovering this museum. I moved to the area a couple of years ago, have visited the Red Cone museum several times and somehow never computed that the Broadfield House museum existed. However, I did manage to visit twice before...More

2  Thank ethelflaeda
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

Having visited the Glass Cone ar Wordsley a few times we thought it was about time we visited the glass museum. It has to be said that I did not enjoy this museum as much as the cone, but it still has its merits. After...More

1  Thank mxd321
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

I was almost too late in discovering this museum. I moved to the area a couple of years ago, have visited the Red Cone museum several times and somehow never computed that the Broadfield House museum existed. However, I did manage to visit twice before...More

2  Thank ethelflaeda
Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

This well loved local attraction will soon be closing. It's moving near the Wordsley old Stuart crystal cone museum, on the way to Stourbridge. As a resident of Kingswinford, I will sadly miss this attraction. I am glad that it will kept within the locality...More

1  Thank 538harryp
Reviewed October 5, 2015

Sadly this great venue is no longer open. It will be missed. The replacement venue "The White Cone has no date advertised yet. More info from Dudley Council Website.

Thank Phil L
Reviewed September 19, 2015

very intresting place to visit shame its closing but look forward to when the new centre opens think its in a good place by the Red cone

Thank mary o
Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is really worth a visit - I was here for the open day where we were able to watch the glass blowers live in action. There is a lot to learn about local history. It really is a hidden Gem!

Thank VeronikaFab
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Visited on Saturday with my family. What a great place to visit!! Set over several floors of a beautifully preserved building that has its own interesting history. Can't believe I've left it so long to visit. glass blowing demonstration, lots of history relating to glass...More

2  Thank 1966HJ
Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Broardfield House Glass Museum is a lovely mansion with a glass front and parking. It's quite hard to find as it's tucked away off the main road. However the discovery is very worthwhile as it's a gem. The museum is free and you can...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed April 19, 2015

Although this was not on our original itinerary for a trip to the Stourbridge area, we added it to the list after seeing an item on a recent BBC Antiques Roadshow. I am really glad that we did because it proved to be the highlight...More

Thank Steveanne-2
Reviewed April 5, 2015

A wonderful collection maintaining the history of the glass industry in the local area. Well presented but under threat of being closed and moved elsewhere. Appears not to get many visitors..

Thank Michael B
Reviewed March 14, 2015

My wife and I have collected for some years now, so we went down to the Broadfield Museum for a look around. It's excellent - wonderful displays of beautiful pieces and a good exposition of the history of glass making in the area. We spent...More

1  Thank southendbootboy
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