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Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum

39 Erie St, Port Jervis, NY 12771-2809
+1 845-856-5375
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Glass, glass, glass

We missed the glass making tour. Very nice shop, tons of materials for sale. Very good prices for... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Michael B
,
New Jersey
via mobile
Friendly and interesting

My mom and I took our grand and great grandkids there a couple of summers ago. (I do a "cousins... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
motherthomp
,
Montague, New Jersey
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Visitors can take a guided tour of our historic, yet state-of-the-art working glass factory and watch actual production of pressed glass during the week. During Special Events throughout the year, our guest glass artists demonstrate the timeless art of glass blowing.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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39 Erie St, Port Jervis, NY 12771-2809
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+1 845-856-5375
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We missed the glass making tour. Very nice shop, tons of materials for sale. Very good prices for custom work. Just over the bridge in NY. Nice river view and creamy just down the road. Inexpensive gifts available as well as some real treasures. Drinks...More

Thank Michael B
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thank you Michael B for taking the time to write a nice review. Sorry you missed one of our factory tours; there are 15 scheduled tours during the week, all timed around the workers' schedules and store staffing--hopefully the next time you are in town...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017

My mom and I took our grand and great grandkids there a couple of summers ago. (I do a "cousins camp" in the summer) There were no other visitors there, but they gave us a tour of the factory. The workers were fun and informative...More

Thank motherthomp
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review of your experience at Gillinder Glass. We're glad that everybody enjoyed their factory tour and our gift store, which offers hand made items by over 100 artists, including our visiting guest...More

Reviewed 24 December 2016

This glass factory may seem like a trip back in time as you watch molten glass formed into glass pieces that most of us see quite often when we travel. I have worked in manufacturing so maybe I see things differently than some others but...More

Thank lakeozonia@gmail.com
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Thank you, lakeozonia, for the great review ! It's great to hear that our customers understand and appreciate what we do and they want to share their experience with others! We are also glad to hear that you and your family were able to enjoy...More

Reviewed 18 December 2016

As it was 15 degrees outside we were looking for an activity and found this remarkable glass factory. Gillinder Glass is well over 100 years old You enter through their show room. Currently, Gillinder glass makes commercial products such as the lights for runways. On...More

Thank barbara115de
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2016

Dear Barbara, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience at Gillinder Glass, both in the gift store and on the tour! We are one of a very few glass manufacturers in the US who does...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went for a tour of this glass manufacturing plant and was so pleasantly surprised. Though they make mostly commercial glass products (runway lights, stadium lenses, etc.), they sometimes have artist's demonstration days when glass blowing artists make beautiful vases, bowls, ornaments, etc., right before your...More

1  Thank Russell G
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Thank you Russell G for writing such a nice review and sharing your experience at Gillinder Glass! We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit and can recommend us to others--we appreciate it very much! Sincerely, Allyson Gillinder, Director-Retail Operations

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Very friendly people with deep knowledge and a great business story. Very interesting history and amazing real working factory tour. Worth every penny of the oh so reasonable price of admission. Can say enough positive things and the shop is full of interesting gift ideas.More

Thank Marcia H
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2016

Thank you Marcia H for taking the time to write such a nice review of your experience at Gillinder Glass and letting others know about us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit and that you can recommend us to others. Sincerely, Allyson Gillinder,...More

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly and informed staff will give a wonderful tour of glass factory. Also great gift shop tucked away in pretty town of Port Jervis. I love my glass Buddha!More

Thank Diana K
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Thank you Diana K for your kind words and for taking the time to write such a nice review about your experience at Gillinder Glass and Port Jervis! We hope you enjoy your Buddha for many years to come, and that you come back to...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Cool place. My boyfriend never went here so I took him to look around the gift shop. The other time I went here I took the tour. It was cool. I would return for more presents for people.More

Thank Brie V
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2016

Dear Brie, Thank you for returning to Gillinder Glass and bringing your boyfriend to show him all the wonderful hand made gift ware that we carry in the store, which is open 7 days a week! We hope he is fan now, too! We appreciate...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

This museum/factory is tucked away in a residential neighborhood in Pt. Jervis; follow the signs to find it. At $5 the tour is very interesting,and a good value. It only takes place 3 times a day, if I remember correctly, 10:30 am, 12:30 and 2:30...More

Thank dovidk
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you for visiting Gillinder Glass and taking a factory tour with us—and for taking the time to write this nice review and share your experience! We agree that at $5.00 ($4.00 if you are a senior or a child 16 & under) is a...More

Reviewed 3 August 2016

I recommend calling to confirm they are open, and available for tours. very informative, great stop and good food in town. I recommend 1-2 hours for the visitMore

Thank fade32242
ally54, Director of Sales at Gillinder Glass Factory & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

Dear fade32242, Thank you for your nice review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit, not only with us, but with the restaurant(s) that you dined at, too! While the gift store is open 7 days a week, it is definitely a...More

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gittue
Is it wheelchair accessible?
15 September 2016|
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Response from ally54 | Property representative |
Yes, we are wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant.
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