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Kokomo Opalescent Glass

1310 S Market St, Kokomo, IN 46902-1633
+1 765-457-1829
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Beautiful Glass - Educational Tour

My husband and I are glass artists. We came to this factory to buy glass and learn more about how... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gwen H
via mobile
Very interesting

I toured this with family from Indianapolis and we really enjoyed it. It was interesting to see how... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Kokomo, Indiana
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“Beautiful Glass - Educational Tour”
11 Apr 2017
“Very interesting ”
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1310 S Market St, Kokomo, IN 46902-1633
+1 765-457-1829
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I are glass artists. We came to this factory to buy glass and learn more about how glass is made. This us a 128 yr. old factory - and it looks it. We learned a lot on the tour and bought a...More

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I toured this with family from Indianapolis and we really enjoyed it. It was interesting to see how they make the glass then shape it into beautiful pieces!

Thank SeptSav
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a working colored glass production facility. It's very old!! still using some of the same furnaces from 100 yrs ago. Tours include watching how the glass is colored/made, and what the glass is used for... all over the world. Shop sells items made...More

Thank Robbi O
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I took the tour of the factory this week. Old 2000 degree furnaces with men ladling molten glass onto a steel plate that gets turned over a few times then sent through rollers making an eight foot sheet of glass. Glass blowers creating artistic pieces...More

Thank GregLnIndy
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We didn't schedule our visit for a weekday, and were not able to get the tour of the glassmaking factory. That was our fault, not theirs. They only offer one tour each weekday, at 10 AM, and we knew that ahead of our visit. Next...More

Thank Seas0ned-Traveler_58
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My friends and I toured the factory and loved it. If you can visit, you should do it. I also bought some unique jewelry and gorgeous glass pieces!

Thank 854kayl
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here as part of a trip to Kokomo to have tea. We didn't know much about the place before going, but found it to be quite small with limited selection. We would have been interested in a more upscale offering, but found the...More

Thank DMJA21
Reviewed 31 December 2016

After taking a tour of Kokomo Opalescent Glass (KOG) factoring earlier in the year with a group, my wife and I went back taking our grand daughter and her friend. Because they were short of tour guides, we had the CEO as our guide. After...More

Thank trave328
Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you're a glass afficianado or history buff, this place is for you. From watching glass being blown to learning the history of this longstanding glass company, it's a lovely couple of hours. You even get a little gift at the end. The only down...More

1  Thank Rita W
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Local shop with the most beautiful creations!! Has tours--they stop at noon. They have seasonal blown glass, plus much more!! Good parking, friendly staff! They will gift wrap as well. Truly unique!

Thank dragonfly322
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Casper Z
How much does it cost? Do i have to make a reservation?
28 March 2017|
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Response from KokomoOpGlass | Property representative |
If you have a group with 10 people or more, we welcome you to schedule a private tour as it would give you a better experience and make it easier for us to plan ahead. If you have a group with less people however, you're... More
Do u have to make a reservation for 10:00 tour. Or can u just show up at 10?
3 May 2016|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
We had a scheduled tour 2 years ago but I got the impression that they were more than willing to do whatever was needed. The furnace area might not be available but I'd think pretty much everything else.
Do tours of the factor leave at specific times?
11 November 2015|
Response from KokomoOpGlass | Property representative |
Indeed they do! Our tours leave at 10:00am every weekday morning.