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Jewell Gardens

Mile 1 Klondike Hwy., Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2111
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One of the highlights of our trip.

This place was outstanding. We booked thru our cruise ship so we could have the earliest time slot... read more

Reviewed yesterday
chadnipp
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Nicholasville, Kentucky
FUN Excursion in Skagway!

This is a must-do excursion while in Skagway. The gardens were pretty with glass accents... read more

Reviewed yesterday
LAWright1961
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Madison, Alabama
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Escape to the tranquility of beautiful Jewell Gardens & Garden City Glassworks. Stroll Alaska's most spectacular certified organic Show Garden and watch the action at SE Alaska's only public Glassblowing Hot Shop. Book a tour for a unique hands-on "hot shop" adventure which is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to blow your own glass art in the Last Frontier! Join us for lunch or tea service at our restaurant "Poppies" where many of the meals served include organic produce picked fresh from our gardens. Open daily
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass ornament” (36 reviews)
“gift shop” (62 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mile 1 Klondike Hwy., Skagway, AK 99840
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+1 907-983-2111
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Reviewed yesterday

This place was outstanding. We booked thru our cruise ship so we could have the earliest time slot possible. It was only a 5 min drive to get to the Gardens. and it was such a fun and neat experience. We got to make our...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must-do excursion while in Skagway. The gardens were pretty with glass accents throughout. The cafe was warm and inviting... food was great. The glass blowing experience was the best!! We really enjoyed making our globes. Can't wait for them to be delivered...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great trip! The gardens are lovely, the food was good and the glass blowing experienxe was fun and informative.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great experience doing the glass blowing. I would highly recommend actually blowing your own glass ball

1  Thank Bonimae H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We didn’t know what to expect when we scheduled this excursion during our cruise to Alaska. Our guide Alex was AWESOME!!! He gave us a lot of information and history about Skagway on our short ride to the glass shop. When we arrived the girl...More

1  Thank Colleen W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the best cruise excursion we’ve ever taken. The ride was short, the gardens beautiful and we each got to blow our own ornaments. We were able to choose colors, designs and either a flat base or looped hang. We spun, colored and blew...More

1  Thank Eric & Lori G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Always wanted to try this so jumped at the chance as an excursion for cruise. Tour guide and instructor were both great and super fun. My 12 year old thought it was great and had to buy another piece in the shop. I'd say this...More

1  Thank Pam D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here as an early morning cruise ship excursion. It did not interest me at first, but my daughter really wanted to do it so I booked it for the two of us. I am glad we did. My daughter, in particular, loved making her...More

1  Thank kace e
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked as part of Princess Cruise to Alaska. Glass blowing is something I’ve always wanted to try. Travis was awesome and walked us through all the steps. Just received my ornament that I created. Not bad!!!

1  Thank beachhockey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glassblowing is well worth the time and an experience that cannot be missed. Beautiful gardens. A real jewel.

1  Thank Jacqda
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joanjohnson478
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Pam I | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus called the Smart bus. It is $5 for an all day pass. It will take you out to Jewell Gardens as well as a gold panning site and a brewery which are on the same road as the gardens. Bus stops are on the main... More
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DES63640
January 21, 2015|
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Response from traveler4times | Reviewed this property |
Visited AK on Princess. Didn't know about the Smart Bus. Had an excursion booked and did the train up the mountains and bus back down which included Jewel Gardens. They have a shuttle and will let you off in town so you... More
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