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The Corning Museum of Glass

1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
+1 607-937-5371
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Located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. Open 9am-5pm every day year-round. Open 9am-8pm Memorial Day to Labor Day. From children looking for an adventure to artists looking for inspiration, there is something for everyone at The Corning Museum of Glass. Browse 3500 years of glassmaking history in our collection galleries, then watch glass come to life during the live Hot Glass Demos. You’ll be inspired to experience the wonder of glassmaking for yourself during a Make Your Own Glass workshop (reservations available online). See the stunning Contemporary Art + Design Wing, which houses a 26,000-square-foot contemporary gallery and 500-seat Amphitheater Hot Shop for live glass demos and design sessions. Kids and Teens (17 and under) Free! Adult admission tickets are $19.50 and are good for two consecutive days. Discount of 15% for AAA/CAA, Students, Military and 55+. Blue Star Museum- Free Admission for Active Military and family Memorial Day to Labor Day.
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1 Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830-2253
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Reviewed today

Stopped here with brother and both our families during a vacation in the area. Driving down from Seneca Falls we thought we would only be at this Museum for an hour with our hyperactive 2, 4, 12, and 12 year old children, but were we...More

Thank captainshark32
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Reviewed yesterday

Went back to the Corning Museum of Glass after many years. The new wing with contemporary pieces and the Amphitheater Hot Shop are not to be missed. Make sure you catch a hot glass demo. Jeroen Verhoeven's Virtue of Blue (2016) and Javier Pérez's Carroña...More

Thank William G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyable experience. Beautiful architectural building bringing in so much natural light to highlight the beautiful and colorful glass sculptures. Museum is easy to navigate and follow the history of glass manufacturing. We'll organized and easy to understand displays. Many interactive displays and demonstrations not to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was easy to navigate and walk through. The artwork is phenomenal and so are the live demonstrations. You also have the option to pay extra money in order to create your own blown glass piece of art. The staff was friendly and the...More

Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum with our 10-year-old daughter the purpose of making our own glass piece. We found it very interesting, the staff very friendly and the whole event very instructive. Would return if in the area.

Thank LiliFeb2008
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped at the museum without much of an idea what to expect. This museum is not about Corningware. It is a beautiful exhibit on the history and growth of glass. It is filled with visual and hands on displays. We spent...More

Thank Rose M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My bf & I always wanted to see corning. We live in WNY so it's a good 3 1/2 to 4hr drive. Luckily he had business in Rochester which is still almost 2 hrs away so we found a cute hotel on the lake in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took family visiting from Asia to the museum and spent both days. I have been there two years ago with my kids and parents and had loved it even then. Had no idea there is so much to glass or to Corning, outside of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Corning museum of glass April 7,2018 We finally returned for the much anticipated new wing of the museum, only two years after it opened officially. First let me say that the membership is worth the price of admission for the existing museum as it stood...More

Thank Sawwhetowls2
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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting again after several years and renewing your membership. We highly value our members and agree that it does provide a great value. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our renovated Shops and the historical exhibits and demonstrations that we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fun place to spend a couple of hours. Lots of interesting and informative galleries, and a great interactive section for kids and adults alike. We really enjoyed the demonstration events, one on glassblowing and one on glass breaking. Friendly staff and a...More

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Ryan D, Marketing Staff at The Corning Museum of Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting!

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jm2moore
7 February 2018|
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Response from celticpriestess77 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I am not completely positive but I don't think they have anything there from Walter Graham. Although he was a very talented and prolific artist and painted many works of art, I'm not sure if he did any glass works. If... More
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adamsfamily22
19 January 2018|
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Response from Peggy H | Reviewed this property |
Watch demonstration of glass making. No actual hands on. It was amazing even when the glass blower unfortunately had his glass bresk
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Lauri W
29 June 2017|
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Response from Ryan D | Property representative |
As many have commented already, we would agree that there is something to see and do here for all ages. Many of the Make Your Own Glass experiences are appropriate for all ages and we also offer programming that is geared... More
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