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Glassworks

815 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2654
+1 502-584-4510
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It was "okay"

I think I came at a slow time. There were not many people there actually working with the glass... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2013
Ben S
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Louisville, Kentucky
Very Interesting

It's great to get such an up close look at such an elaborate and delicate craft. Be sure to sign up... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2013
photobug11
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Glassworks houses the Mark Payton Glass Center and Flame Run. See live demonstrations in Glassblowing and Flameworking on our daily tours. Make a project in our Walk-in Workshop. Shop around in one of our two galleries. Hours are 10-5pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sundays.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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815 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2654
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Reviewed 19 June 2013

I think I came at a slow time. There were not many people there actually working with the glass, which was disappointing, but a LOT of expensive glasswork for sale. :) For me, it was so-so, and a quick trip.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 18 May 2013

It's great to get such an up close look at such an elaborate and delicate craft. Be sure to sign up to make your own blown glass keepsake (extra charge.)

Thank photobug11
Reviewed 10 May 2013

This is a nice place to plan your work party. It is interesting to watch the glass blowers. It can be cold in the winter.

Thank betagirl67
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Awesome facility. Great educational place for kids & adults. Kids were able to make a small glass ornament (2 kids) and they were satisfied & very thrilled to take it home. Watch the little kids though, a lot of the pieces on display were very...More

Thank Tina L
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Watching the glass workers is simply amazing. They turn out beautiful products. Excellent items for sale. A lot of them are out of my price range but the value is good. Something for everyone. Great place to buy presents.

1  Thank louisvillesteve
Reviewed 7 April 2013 via mobile

Watching the artists working the glass at the ovens was very, very interesting. Can't believe how they make it all look so easy. Then take a tour. Don't forget the gift shop. So many beautiful glass objects from which to choose. Just move carefully!

Thank WorldTravelers1218
Reviewed 5 April 2013

My husband and I took our 7 year old to Glassworks not sure what to expect. We had a lot of fun and got to watch glass blowing and lamp work. Our daughter got to make a suncatcher to bring home for around $12.00 she...More

Thank Emily46217
Reviewed 30 March 2013

we visited there and saw very creative uses of glass. Made a suncatcher which was fun. The pleces were expensive.

Thank Sparky228
Reviewed 28 February 2013

If you have not been there, just watching the glass workers ply their craft is terrific. Add that to the exhibits and the work for sale and you have a winner.

Thank Aviv52
Reviewed 18 January 2013

We chose to visit Glassworks based on the recommendation of a couple we met at our accommodations and we're very glad we did. We really enjoyed watching glass blowers at work in their studio, well worth the admission price.

Thank Kshi
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