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Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio

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Address: 3033 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, Waterbury, VT 05677-7029
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+1 802-244-6126
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Tthe Ziemke Glassblowing Studio is the working studio of Glass Artist Glenn...

Tthe Ziemke Glassblowing Studio is the working studio of Glass Artist Glenn Ziemke. It features an observation room where visitors can watch glassblowing as the artists are working. There is also a gallery attached which features the entire line of Glenn's work including from glassware for the table to sculptural pieces for the home and for gifts. Glenn has been working in glass for 40 years and his Waterbury Center Studio is observing its 21st year.

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Beautiful Shop

Great little place. Got to see the man working on his projects and the shop was clean and beautiful. The woman at the register was very friendly and helpful. I got 2 "friendship... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great little place. Got to see the man working on his projects and the shop was clean and beautiful. The woman at the register was very friendly and helpful. I got 2 "friendship" glass balls. They were so stunning and the price was cheaper then any others I found in the town.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were happy we stopped by the studio. We were able to see the artist blowing glass that day! Such an amazing art!

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New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in while visiting the area and was able to watch a piece being made. The cashier provided a running commentary on what was happening and also answered questions. Lovely little shop with interesting pieces on display. Pleasant way to spend some time.

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What an incredible skill. We had the opportunity to watch as the owner made a glass pumpkin. It took more work than I realized! Definitely worth purchasing a piece here.

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Geneseo, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

What a great stop for our family. My mom loves watching glass artists at work, so this was a thrill for her. My kids, who hadn't seen glass work created before were mesmerized. I'm always fascinated how someone can take a bit of nothingness and then design and create something so beautiful. Thank you for the experience!

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Ocala, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I love art glass so we stopped at this small studio. There is a seating area behind a window where you can watch the glass being blown. They were finishing a piece when we arrived so we were able to watch. There are lots of beautiful products, Glen makes everything except the jewelry. I bought a small vase but it... More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The day we went they were not blowing glass It was a small shop and looked interesting but the lady working didn't offer much info We didn't purchase anything as it was not to meaningful Pros - easy to find Cons - call if you actually want to see something Very $$$$

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Pembroke NH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Ok I can't stop buying the glass balls to hang in my window. I really enjoying a visit to sit and watch the owner create masterpieces in glass. There is a viewing window into the studio with a detailed illustration of the whole process...worth a stop.

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Thank CTelley
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

My children (ages 6 and 3) sat mesmerized for about 45 minutes watching Glenn make a bowl and a glass. The array of finished products for sale is stunning. Well worth the trip!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this experience. Fire and glass, light and beauty. The glassblower dances and spins long metal poles with globs of glowing hot glass on one end. He blows into the other end and suddenly, the glob is a vessel, light and beautifully balanced. Magic

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