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Swedish Glass Museum

Sodra Jarnvagsgatan 2, Vaxjo, Sweden
+46 470 70 42 00
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Nice museum that gives you on overview of how the Swedish glass production started.

Nice museum that gives the visitor an overview of the Swedish glass production history. I... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Vadstena, Sweden
Nice overview of glass history

Good, decent overview of glas industrie over the years in Sweden. Nice examples of designers and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Here you can see the exhibitions 'Six Centuries of Swedish Glass 2.0' and 'Studio Glass in Transformation' and temporary exhibitions about glass. Smålands Museum and the Swedish Glass Museum are two museums under the same roof. Welcome to visit both parts (only one entry fee). In addition to the museum there is also the house of emigration, this museum is also included in the same entrance fee.
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“glass museum” (4 reviews)
“nice overview” (2 reviews)
“kosta boda” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Sodra Jarnvagsgatan 2, Vaxjo, Sweden
+46 470 70 42 00
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Nice museum that gives the visitor an overview of the Swedish glass production history. I personally recommend that a visit to this museum is combined with a visit to Kosta so that you get to see real life production of Swedish glass.

Thank mael_88
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Good, decent overview of glas industrie over the years in Sweden. Nice examples of designers and their products

Thank koos1950
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This was expensive for what you get to see, not so if you want to visit the other stuff but if you are only interested in the glass it was £9. Make sure you go upstairs as there is more up there. The English was...More

Thank nelly071
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This region is famous for its glass making which is why we came here. The museum is a great introduction. They show the processes by which glass creations are made. They feature many of the artists and their work, There is a special exhibition about...More

1  Thank Pamwiltravel
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this museum with interesting displays, a wonderful gift shop , and a lovely Japanese restaurant. Have given and enjoyed Kosta Boda and Orrefors for many years, so it was really fun to learn more about their history.....

Thank mariasmomonkent
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Nice, well-made and very nice museum that tells the story of a history of a Swedish leading industry. Well worth a visit.

Thank Anders M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Plenty to see, with a number of exhibits. Reasonably priced, friendly staff, bright and airy, parking in street.

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Sweden's glass tradition is renowned and the glass work shown at the museum represents the history glassmaking well. Even if you will be exploring the Crystal Kingdom, the museum deserves to be seen.

1  Thank worldexplorer88_11
Reviewed 2 November 2016

There´s a large room with glass objects through history, all the way back to ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. More unique perhaps is the large and beautifully exhibited unique pieces from around Smaaland.

Thank ch6006hc
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great to visit and learn how glass is fashioned 100 charctors is too much. Clear and to the point is all that's necessary

1  Thank Peter S
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