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Sandwich Glass Museum

129 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2233
+1 508-888-0251
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The museum details the history of the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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129 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2233
+1 508-888-0251

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This was a lovely museum! The displays of sandwich glass were stunning! So glad we stopped here. The glass blowing demonstration was so interesting and the young man doing it was so nice. There were so many beautiful displays - the dinning room that lights...More

Thank 123Freckles
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the glass museum and I do recommend. The history of glass making was very interesting and there were many beautiful pieces . The glass blowing demonstration is a must see if you are going. I had only one issue with my visit and...More

Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The Sandwich Glass Museum is an absolute gem! The museum itself has an incredible collection of glasswork, exploring tons of different techniques used to create or enhance the pieces. If you aren’t interested in glass before coming in, you will be after! Don’t miss the...More

Thank Kaeyers
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Have been to many glass blowing places before, but this was far above the others. Wonderful museum , nice things for sale and excellent demonstration by the entertaining glass blower, Alex. Highly recommended for a visit. Plan over an hour to appreciate it.

1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Loved the glass blowing demonstration and found some wonderful affordable gifts in the shop including a rather lovely pink hair grip. who knew?!!

Thank hayman2
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Finally made it here after passing it for 47 years. We enjoyed the demonstration, they offered a movie that brought you to how glass making made it to Cape Cod. We all enjoyed the displays rooms and what we learned. There is some beautiful glass...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a little museum that traces the history of glassmaking in Sandwich. The glassblower is terrific. He blew a pumpkin while we watched, then explained why he put it in a special opening in the chimney to cool slowly. He answered all our questions...More

Thank comfortnurse
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Nice museum. The glass blowing demonstration was great. A lot of historical information about glass along with some interactive exhibits. The gift shop was a bit pricey.

Thank Jgavinsop
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I don't particularly like the ornate, colored glass work on display in much of the museum, but the visit was well worth it because of the fascinating history of glass-production in Sandwich and the excellent live demonstration.

Thank Traveller61767
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The myriad number of glass work in this museum is amazing! Beautiful pieces, some hundreds of years old. The glass blowing demonstration is something you have to see. So many of the pieces are so fine and delicate it is really astonishing. Definitely worth the...More

Thank EShep125
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