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The World of Glass

Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens WA10 1BX, England
+44 1744 22766
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*** Interesting Day Out For All Ages ***

I have been here on quite a few occasions as I live locally. The entrance is a great place to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
72vrpm
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Merseyside, United Kingdom
Very interesting and interactive place.

Based smack bang in the middle of town makes this place very accessible for all modes of transport... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
atjs24
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“gift shop” (16 reviews)
“hard hat” (10 reviews)
“lovely cafe” (7 reviews)
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Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens WA10 1BX, England
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+44 1744 22766
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"gift shop"
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"lovely cafe"
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"local history"
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"school trip"
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"manchester airport"
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"interesting visit"
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"interesting afternoon"
in 4 reviews
"special effects"
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"all ages"
in 16 reviews
"art gallery"
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"great museum"
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"for sale"
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"children's play area"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been here on quite a few occasions as I live locally. The entrance is a great place to practise singing with the echo! Entry fee is very reasonable and gives admittance to the glass blowing demonstration, of which there are several throughout the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Based smack bang in the middle of town makes this place very accessible for all modes of transport walking distance from St Helens Central train station, on all major bus routes into Town Centre. The glass blowing demonstration is a must for all who wish...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked a glass blowing workshop, just for the 2 of us, and it was a really great, fun and different way to spend a day. Amy & Matt were our instructors and they were very patient, knowledgeable and friendly. With their expert help...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked an afternoon glass blowing course with my daughter as a birthday treat at her request. Only two people allowed per course and we had 1:1 tutoring. The cost of the course entitles you to entry to the shop, museum, an art display and glass...More

Thank KagsieKelly
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Very interesting place to visit, my wife loves all things glass and the history of the process and the Victorian furnace was fascinating. Prices in the shop was very reasonable and cafe was a pleasant place to relax but not very exciting food.

Thank japan2007
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Having lived close to this museum for decades we finally decided to visit last week and were pleasantly surprised. I thought my local history was pretty good but I learnt several interesting facts and really enjoyed going through the galleries and exhibitions. The glass blowing...More

Thank Beverley A
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Even though the furnace was not working. The whole place was just brilliant. Really enjoyed the film, the exhibits, the mirror maze, the tunnel walk. But most of all the staff were AMAZING. Imagine 5 loud families, loads of kids, and still they couldn't do...More

Thank aellituv
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Had a nice morning at the World of Glass. Ideal for a rainy day and worth the entrance fee. Art Gallery, glass blowing demonstration, glass through the ages museum and over the canal you can see how the furnaces worked in an old furnace building....More

Thank stdxn02
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Educational, interesting, fun, and more! Permanent exhibition about the history of the town is a little tired, but really informative. Beautiful collection of glass from across the world. The glass blowing demonstration is great, very skilful! There is a interesting film about glass. The restaurant...More

Thank Howarth1999
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Really friendly welcome by the staff we spent a very interesting 3 hours here. Lots more to see than we first thought and excellent food in the cafe. Worth a look its 5 mins from the Central railway station. The glassblowing demonstration was informative and...More

Thank Simon R
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Claire H
11 May 2018|
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Response from TheGiantYorkshireMan | Reviewed this property |
I’d say not particularly it’s not really aimed a very young children
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AmyR1985
31 March 2015|
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Response from karen250360 | Reviewed this property |
Reasonable Family ticket 2 Adults and 2 children £24, 1 Adult and 2 children £17, Adult £8, Children £6, Students £6, Concessions £6 Look online for money off coupons. Hope this helps you. Have a great time :)
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