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The Corning Museum of Glass

1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
+1 607-937-5371
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Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Open 9am-5pm every day year-round. Open 9am-8pm Memorial Day to Labor Day. From children looking for an adventure to artists looking for inspiration, there is something for everyone at The Corning Museum of Glass. Browse 3500 years of glassmaking history in our collection galleries, then watch glass come to life during the live Hot Glass Demos. You’ll be inspired to experience the wonder of glassmaking for yourself during a Make Your Own Glass workshop (reservations available online). See the stunning Contemporary Art + Design Wing, which houses a 26,000-square-foot contemporary gallery and 500-seat Amphitheater Hot Shop for live glass demos and design sessions. Kids and Teens (17 and under) Free! Adult admission tickets are $19.50 and are good for two consecutive days. Discount of 15% for AAA/CAA, Students, Military and 55+. Blue Star Museum- Free Admission for Active Military and family Memorial Day to Labor Day.
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1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went here just because we never went here before. The museum had a Veterans discount on both tickets for the day. That was a nice surprise. We went to watch the glass blowing exhibition which was fun. However why it was...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is critical to go in the morning (opens at 9). Once the tour buses start arriving 11:30 to noon, the atmosphere changes completely--- noisy, crowded. Before that, it's stunning and serene.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

CMoG is truly a world-class museum. It's nearly impossible to see and appreciate everything in one day, so it's best to take a moment before you dive in to orient yourself and make a plan. There are two art wings, a history wing, and a...More

Thank Lisa M
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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for recognizing what a jewel we are to our community and for taking advantage of our local discounts every year. Our Crystal City exhibit will be refreshed this year and reopen in May, celebrating 150 years of Corning Glassworks having been...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Exceeded my expectations many times over. Their facilities are amazing, very interesting glass demonstrations and the food at their restaurant is excellent. They have the greatest collection of glass objects of all kinds, periods, shapes and sizes. Their gift shop has a large selection of...More

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting and having a great time experiencing the wonderful world of glass. We look forward to your next adventure with glass!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is easy to understand why this place is highly rated- it really is a fascinating place to visit. The exhibits are extensive, admission is very reasonable (especially if you get a discount), and for an extra cost you can make something (my wife made...More

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting and it is great to hear that you had such a lovely experience at both our Museum of Glass and The Rockwell. Our live demonstrations, which take place all throughout the day, are indeed engaging and interesting. We hope to see...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a beautiful museum. My 14 year loved it but my 6 year old was ready to leave before we saw everything. There aren't any interactive parts for kids. There us a part where you can pay to make something. Also be aware that there...More

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting us. Maybe you didn't get a chance to visit our interactive Innovations exhibit, which has many activities for kids. The Make Your Own Glass workshops also have many options for All Ages. Corning has another world class Museum downtown in it's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did not go into museum this trip but did 2 years ago. Very educational experience at a reasonable price. Gift shop offers many great gifts for children and adults at very reasonable prices. Free shuttle to Rockwell Museum and downtown.

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We hope to see you again soon, we have a new exhibit opening in June called "Glass of the Architects," which is not to be missed!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family was looking for a weekend activity to do during the winter. Since we live a little more than an hour south of Corning we decided to try the museum of glass. It was family friendly, interactive and very easy to access, park and...More

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We look forward to your next visit! There is always something new to see and experience.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Corning Museum of Glass. Everything glass from the Roman and Egyptian times to beautiful works of Tiffany, Frank Lloyd Wright, Kings and Queens, dynasties, Pyrex and fiberglass, contemporary art, military, space age as well as glass for your car or home. Pure white space to...More

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Corning Museum of Glass in November to blow Christmas ornaments. This has become a family tradition. Each year we visit family in the area and go as a group to create Christmas ornaments. This year we blew round ornaments and Christmas trees....More

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

How wonderful to hear that we are part of your Holiday traditions, we love it! I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to our Studio staff. We look forward to your next family ornament creating visit!

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jm2moore
6 February 2018|
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Response from celticpriestess77 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I am not completely positive but I don't think they have anything there from Walter Graham. Although he was a very talented and prolific artist and painted many works of art, I'm not sure if he did any glass works. If... More
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Response from HurricaneFinley | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea about the classes. I'm sure you can find your answers on their website. TripAdvisor won't let me leave you a link. Corning Glass Museum
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Lauri W
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As many have commented already, we would agree that there is something to see and do here for all ages. Many of the Make Your Own Glass experiences are appropriate for all ages and we also offer programming that is geared... More
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