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The World of Glass

Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens, England
+44 1744 22766
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Fascinating Tribute to British Technology

Great place to stop off en route to Scotland or the Lakes. Fantastic building with lots to amuse... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
wenceslas51186334
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Good day out interesting watching the glassblowing and learning about the glass industry in st... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bungle30
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens, England
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+44 1744 22766
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to stop off en route to Scotland or the Lakes. Fantastic building with lots to amuse ages 6-96. Everything you've wanted to know about glass from the chemistry to the ecology to the business with a well presented glass blowing demonstration. Nice art...More

Thank wenceslas51186334
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good day out interesting watching the glassblowing and learning about the glass industry in st helens

Thank Bungle30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here on a course but found the time to have a look around. Very interesting place detailing the history of glassmaking some wonderful exhibits

Thank Cheekypheasant
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My wife and I visited in March 2017 with friends from Cardiff who were very impressed by this museum as well as the demonstration of glass blowing and the depth of information available. The entrance is very impressive and the frequent displays of art (some...More

Thank Ciaran32
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I remember when this opened and the advertisement was huge in the local area. Shame the outcome was not that great. I have been about 2 or 3 times since its inception and I can say although it was a disappointing but still a great...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Glass Root Gallery goes back to Ancient Egypt and the importance of glass and then the earth into Light Gallery tells us about the rise of St Helens as a coal community. The live glass blowing demonstrations and the special effects film show were...More

Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Had half a day to kill in St Helens and thought this might be a good place to pass the time. Glad that we went. Staff very helpful, the exhibits were well presented and interesting and some lovely pieces in the shop.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 28 April 2017

'World of Glass' is Pilkington's museum which traces the history of glass making in St Helens. You enter though the massive 1897 Victorian Cone into a display area featuring many outstanding items of glassware - from a large glass chandelier to intricate pieces to a...More

Thank Kenneth P
Reviewed 22 April 2017

been many times, good/clean/ good customer service/ great food. lovely staff, service with a smile, very helpful

Thank tigeress87
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Looked at web site no mention of it being closed Easter Friday ,we had travel 50 miles for a day out so you can understand our frustration. Update your site and info please.

Thank marcward81
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AmyR1985
I can't seem to access the Website for the museum, how much is admission?
31 March 2015|
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Response from karen250360 | Reviewed this property |
Reasonable Family ticket 2 Adults and 2 children £24, 1 Adult and 2 children £17, Adult £8, Children £6, Students £6, Concessions £6 Look online for money off coupons. Hope this helps you. Have a great time :)
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