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Simon Pearce Factory Outlet and Glassblowing

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Fascinating!

There is a cat walk around the factory floor from which we watched the glassblowers in action for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TheWilsonater
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New Hampton, New Hampshire
Interesting gifts

Went looking for a unique gift for a new business. Was really impressed with all the selections... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
oldma00
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Suffolk, Virginia
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Watch master glassblowers at work before you shop for the finished product in our retail store. And extensive assortment of second-quality glass is available alongside first-quality merchandise. Factory Outlet Open Daily 10a-5p Glassblowing Tour...more
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265 Glass Dr, Mountain Lake Park, MD 21550-3901
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a cat walk around the factory floor from which we watched the glassblowers in action for almost an hour. Their process, teamwork, and attention to perfection are fascinating! After watching the craftsmen we looked carefully through the store to find the items we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went looking for a unique gift for a new business. Was really impressed with all the selections that Simon Pierce had to offer. Find one and future items for the MIL. Thanks !!!

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was a great experience watching the crafters using their skills. From a catwalk you observe the process as they create their art

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

My wife and I spent a few days in Oakland with her kids and their significant others, and one of the attractions we all stopped at and enjoyed was Simon Pearce. We arrived at a time when we could see how their glassblowers create glass...More

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Steve W, General Manager at Simon Pearce Factory Outlet and Glassblowing, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for visiting Simon Pearce here in Oakland, Maryland! We also appreciate your review and we are excited that you found our factory interesting. Please stop by again soon!

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My fiance and I stopped here while on vacation in the area. We went on a Saturday afternoon, the day before Easter, so it was pretty quiet and there were only two workers on the shop floor. This allowed as a really good view to...More

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Steve W, General Manager at Simon Pearce Factory Outlet and Glassblowing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for visiting and learning about the passion and skill that goes into each piece of Simon Pearce glass. We hope you come back again!

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop by the Simon Pearce Factory Outlet one super cold day with our 10 and 12 year old daughters. A quick 20-minute drive from Deep Creek Lake. It's a quaint and laid back factory setting. The public is welcome to walk into...More

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Steve W, General Manager at Simon Pearce Factory Outlet and Glassblowing, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi EWerwie, We are so glad that you were able to stop by our factory and enjoyed the tour! Please stop by again when you are in the area. Best regards, Steve

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here. There were 6 or 8 glass blowers working and we saw a variety of things being made which was very interesting. It's pretty straight forward - walk in the shop and look for the door by the cash register...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a great little side trip for a rainy day. It's free to visit. You can watch the glassblowers at work and get an interesting lesson on how they do it. The store is too expensive for me, but they do have some lovely...More

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Steve W, General Manager at Simon Pearce Factory Outlet and Glassblowing, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for visiting Simon Pearce. We love for people to learn about the glassblowing process!

Reviewed 3 January 2017

if you come in to purchase some expensive pieces of art glasses you shall be in the right place. i sadly came to see the work of art and got a little disappointed, they do a great job but i was hoping for a more...More

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Steve W, General Manager at Simon Pearce Factory Outlet and Glassblowing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for visiting our factory outlet and glassblowing operations in Mt. Lake Park, MD. Most who visit us find our glassblowing process, where we make all our pieces by hand, pretty amazing. I'm sorry you were disappointed with the glassblowing process. What would have...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

The day we went they were making vases. You can watch live in action but it would have been great if some one would have explained us what each employee was working on and what they do etc. I have been to some places where...More

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Steve W, General Manager at Simon Pearce Factory Outlet and Glassblowing, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for visiting the Simon Pearce Factory Outlet and Glassblowing. If you are in the area again I would encourage you to stop back by and we will make sure someone is there to answer your questions about our amazing glassblowing process.

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