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815 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2654
+1 502-584-4510
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The owner was so awesome and stayed open for us to come in and make some pieces after hours. We... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2016
Michelle D
via mobile

Interesting to watch creation in action! Our visit was perfectly timed to watch visiting glass... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2015
Tatiana R
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Glassworks houses the Mark Payton Glass Center and Flame Run. See live demonstrations in Glassblowing and Flameworking on our daily tours. Make a project in our Walk-in Workshop. Shop around in one of our two galleries. Hours are 10-5pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sundays.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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815 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2654
+1 502-584-4510
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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

The owner was so awesome and stayed open for us to come in and make some pieces after hours. We participated in the glass blowing process and learned about how it is all made. My friends and I had a great time! We live out...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Interesting to watch creation in action! Our visit was perfectly timed to watch visiting glass artist Alexis Silk create a sculpture from scratch with Paul Nelson and their assistants.

Thank Tatiana R
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Stopped in late in the day, wanting to make your own in the Mark Payton Glass Center upstairs, and he agreed and stayed after hours. Such a cool experience and left with great memories and a beautiful souvenir. Can't say enough about how much we...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Make your own glass snowman!The process is guided by owner Mark, but becomes uniquely your own, as he guides you through the steps of adding the face and any extras. We had lots of fun, took lots of pictures, and thoroughly enjoyed learning about the...More

2  Thank recrutme
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

It seems interesting when you see the stire and exhibition but when the tour starts its not that interesting at all. I felt I could do other stuff with the time that I spent there. I think the tour should create more possibilities andd contact...More

2  Thank jstorckmann
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Made an appointment for me and 3 children. Mark was great at explaining what to do at the perfect level for each child. So much to see in the work area that kids were entertained even when it wasn't their turn to work one-on-one. They...More

2  Thank NanciLynn
Reviewed 24 November 2014

I love the walk-in workshops that they have at Glassworks. They have projects to fit any budget and ability. This can be fun for a girls day out or as a project to do with children or grandchildren.

3  Thank Kentucky_Kat
Reviewed 21 October 2014

A beautiful space for events. We were there for a wedding and the decor, service and food was amazing.

1  Thank Jaycee524
Reviewed 13 October 2014

My husband and I got to learn how to make a glass kiss with Mark today. It was a fun and informational experience. Mark was great to work with and made the whole experience one of the high points of our trip to Louisville!

1  Thank Cjr43410
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Really neat building that has been converted into a couple glass-themed sales business plus you can watch glass art being made. I understand you can take classes there but I didn't see that at the time of day I was there. Really neat observation area...More

2  Thank Joe S
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