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Hands On Glass Studio

124 Crystal Ln, Corning, NY 14830-1861
+1 607-962-3044
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Absolutely incredible experience

If you are travelling to Niagara from NJ/NY, do stop by at Corning Glass Museum....the glass art is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Great experience, more personal than in the Museum

After spending half a day in the Corning Glass museum, we decided to check out this place, given... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Specialties All ages are welcome to enjoy a hands-on experience with glass! As young as 2yrs old can blow an ornament, or pumpkin. Teens and adults can also participant in a one-on-one lesson to make a paperweight. You'll cherish your treasure and the memory of making it. Unique and affordably priced. Glass gifts made by local artists also available in our retail area. Hands-on activities are available year around by appointment, day and evening hours available. Please call to schedule your appointment!! We are handicapped accessible, and have ample parking. For more information or directions please visit our website. History Established in 1990. Hands-on Glass was originally founded in 1990. It was the first public access studio in Corning, N.Y. offering instruction in glassmaking for all ages and levels of experience.
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124 Crystal Ln, Corning, NY 14830-1861
+1 607-962-3044
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are travelling to Niagara from NJ/NY, do stop by at Corning Glass Museum....the glass art is mindblowing...then come to Hands On Glass for a memorable and amazing experience for glass work...My daughter made a pumpkin and I made a paperweight...once the annealing is...More

Thank Ramya17
Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your thoughtful and kind review. Thank you for coming to see us! Rodi

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending half a day in the Corning Glass museum, we decided to check out this place, given its outstanding ratings. And the rating was spot-on! As pointed out below, don't be taken back by the location (one can't have a glass studio on the...More

Thank hetman
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was a great place to blow your own glass. Nice as it is small groups. Made a beautiful pumpkin that sits in my window.

1  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was really skeptical when our car's nav system directed us down what seemed to be an ally and to a building that looks like an old warehouse from the outside. Also skeptical when we went inside -- definitely not much to look at. But...More

3  Thank Wedgewood
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for something to pass some time away along with wanting a unique experience. We got that. They are very personable. My wife and I had a lot of fun, I will say I wish there was a little more hands on other...More

Thank Wher2nxt_214
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I signed up for a glass blowing experience and it was interesting, if not a little less than what I expected. At the time I was there you could choose to make an ornament or a pumpkin. You can pick from about a dozen color...More

2  Thank 3RedDoxies
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We jumped at the chance to participate in the glass blowing activity. It was fun to watch and actually work with the professionals. Making your own glass art was a very unique experience. The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly.

1  Thank BeachWalker143
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We brought our kids here on vacation. I have never heard of such a a place available before. We were able to get an appointment for 40 minutes after we called. All the kids loved it, 14,12 and 10. They ship our ornaments to us....More

Thank David P
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We (3 members of our family) had a private glass blowing session. The individual was very informative and was willing to answer any questions. We blew pumpkins and then picked them up the next day. Gave the true feeling of glass blowing. We were at...More

Thank Lizzard67
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a great place to get real hands on glass experience with a wonderful instructor. We've done a few of the museum offerings and this is a must do, much more hands on than at the museum.

Thank lmaecostello
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Charles H
do you have the room for a group of about 50 people?? this is going to be a military reunion and we are trying to find things that will be of interest to the group.
2 March 2017|
Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Yes, we have accommodated 50 people. If you would like to call we can explain and answer any questions, Call: (607) 962-3044. Thank you.
How much is the entrance fee? the workshops?
10 March 2016|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
No entrance fee. Fees for the hands-on activities vary depending on activity, range from $24. to $40.
Gail D
What does it cost? I can't find a fee for this activity. Are tickets required in advance?
3 August 2015|
Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
No advance tickets required. Fees range from $24. to $40. depending on activity.