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Swedish Glass Museum

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Very interesting and enlightening, here you will see very nice exhibits showing the town's glass... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
martimam
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Porto, Portugal
If you like to see glass, this place will show you nearly everything you might want to see!

Just got back from Sweden, and this place is worth a trip! There is an extensive selection of glass... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Annelyse C
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New Jersey
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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...more
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Sodra Jarnvagsgatan 2, Vaxjo, Sweden
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+46 470 70 42 00
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Very interesting and enlightening, here you will see very nice exhibits showing the town's glass industry's history and greatest works.

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Just got back from Sweden, and this place is worth a trip! There is an extensive selection of glass throughout the ages. It was interesting to watch the glass blowing, but it would have been even better if the artists made an attemt to chat...More

Thank Annelyse C
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We bought a pass for the immigration museum that included access to the swedish glass museum. We were so pleasantly surprised. The glass exhibits were interesting and nicely displayed. But there were other exhibits that were unexpected, historical displays of things people have in their...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing examples of craftsmanship and some interesting historical facts too, with some videos as well.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We spent the previous day at Kosta, so it was so informative to watch the video and see how glass artists collaborate with the glass blowers to bring a vision into reality. Admission price includes three museums.

Thank KathyJ166
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

It was amazing seeing different glass artworks but it is not that interesting, i mean the exhibition isn't that big and if you are not a curious person i wouldn't reccomend it.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed. The whole museum was just walking around and looking at glass and reading signs. There weren’t any interactive displays, activities, or demonstrations. I thought I’d see some glass-blowing, painting, or something! I have seen more at other places.

Thank JillybeaninMO
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.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

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

1  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

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