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Corning Museum of Glass

1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
+1 607-937-5371
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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. From children looking for an adventure to artists looking for inspiration, there is something for everyone at The Corning Museum of Glass. Browse 3500 years of glassmaking history in our collection galleries, then watch glass come to life during the live Hot Glass Demo. You’ll be inspired to experience the wonder of glassmaking for yourself during a Make Your Own Glass workshop (reservations available online). See the stunning Contemporary Art + Design Wing, which houses a 26,000-square-foot contemporary gallery and 500-seat Amphitheater Hot Shop for live glass demos and design sessions. 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+. Blue Star Museum- Free Admission for Active Military and family Memorial Day to Labor Day.
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1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
+1 607-937-5371
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Reviewed yesterday

The Corning Museum of Glass has an amazing collection of glass through history. The exhibits of the technology of glass and its products was fascinating. The changing special exhibits, such as the Tiffany Glass Mosaics, are spell binding. We watched a demonstration of glass blowing,...More

Thank 858geraldf
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Corning Museum of Glass is a wonder. The kind of place that stretches your mind and nourishes your senses. It's visually stunning inside and out from the corporate tower (off limits to the public) to the glass making studios (by appointment), public museum spaces,...More

Thank jdoud13
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to say enough good things about this museum. The curators deserve huge kudos. The collection is amazing and the presentation is designed for maximum effect. I really thought this would be a "oh look, another Pyrex dish" and was blown away by the...More

Thank Midlandpark3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't sure what to expect, but all I can say this was such an outstanding experience from get go, the displays are just beautiful, had no idea glass could be so configured in so many ways. Watched the glass blowing demo, excellent. We were on...More

Thank finnegan804
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You won't expect a world quality museum in a city of this scale. But surprisingly it's there and it's a great place to visit. Plan on spending there least 2 hours if you want to see everything the museum can offer, including demonstrations and interactive...More

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Corning Museum of Glass should be a must visit for anyone who has ever held a glass or put flowers in a vase. First - it's free for kids under 17. Second- the admission for adults is good for 2 days. Third - it's...More

Thank sloanrc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum is unique. It's in a beautiful location in the Finger Lakes region. Near good hotels and restaurants.

Thank Thanksgivingguest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love art and science, so this Museum really appeals to me. The creativity of artists and scientists through the ages is inspiring. Some of the displays are interactive--all are beautiful. Your ticket also gains admission into several live demos of glass blowing, the science...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great time if year to go to the Corning Glass Museum. It was relatively quiet and very beautiful after a post Christmas snow. We were lucky enough to see the Tiffany exhibit and catch all the year end sales in their phenomenal gift...More

Thank I9429BYlisah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth trip up to 1 h drive if you are in the near area. Amazing Museum Interactive Educational Great fun Kids (10 and 13) enjoyed it. We watched all Demos (I think 5) they do and was very good We did “make your own”...More

Thank Igor_Zubkov
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Lauri W
28 June 2017|
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Response from Ryan D | Property representative |
As many have commented already, we would agree that there is something to see and do here for all ages. Many of the Make Your Own Glass experiences are appropriate for all ages and we also offer programming that is geared... More
23 June 2017|
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Response from Ryan D | Property representative |
Yes indeed! The live demonstrations which include glass blowing, flameworking, glass breaking and optical fiber are always popular. If your teens are more hands on they will enjoy our Make Your Own Glass workshops. Best of... More
29 October 2016|
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Response from Ryan D | Property representative |
Hello Jeff, yes we do allow service dogs at the Corning Museum of Glass.