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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

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Reviewed 15 August 2016

Perfect rainy day activity, nice info on the history of glass in Sandwich. We easily spent 2 pleasant hours here when it was too rainy to be outside. I recommend it.

2  Thank Mary Ann W
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We stopped into the Sandwich Glass Museum with our 2 girls (ages 8 & 9). They had "treasure hunt" for the kids to do as you walk through the museum. The girls loved it and at the end they brought the map back up to...More

3  Thank Chick D
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed watching the glass blowing demonstration. Lots to look at. Probably boring for small kids except the demonstration.

1  Thank lsnyrsny
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We loved our visit to this museum. The glass blowing demonstration was great and very informative. The museum had a lot of different glass items. I especially enjoyed their exhibition on the history of lighting - from candles by animal fat to the lightbulb. Very...More

1  Thank EllenChr
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

So many beautiful pieces so if you like glass you're going to love this Museum it also gives a very good History of Glass making in the area and the gift shop is terrific

1  Thank Patricia U
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This museum offers a complete picture of glass making in the 19th and 20th century. It features a history of the Sandwich glass factory, including its products and technological innovations. It also focuses on people who worked in the factory, both skilled and unskilled. A...More

1  Thank Allen P
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Very good little museum in the charming Cape Town of Sandwich. The video produced by the museum's staff is fascinating, charting the course of glassmaking in this part of New England. The demonstration was fabulous and funny- worth arriving early for a seat. Glass displays...More

2  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Beautiful collection of glass through the ages. Interesting glass blowing demonstration in a great little authentic town.

1  Thank Fernley1
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the museum on the day when it was free admission and rainy, so it was pretty crowded. We were pleasantly surprised by the rich history of glass in Sandwich. The teens in our group liked the live demonstration and the movie. It is...More

1  Thank madisa101
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I took a drive on a rainy Friday to check out the museum. I was rewarded by a great glass blowing demo by a young man, with patience seemingly beyond his years! Not only was he very interesting to watch but also to listen to....More

2  Thank Mary M
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