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Tacoma Glassblowing Studio

114 S 23rd St, Tacoma, WA 98402-2903
+1 253-383-3499
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Excellent experience

Celebrated daughter's birthday with glassblowing experience. Wow! What personable, professional... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cicalmama
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Seattle, Washington
via mobile
Beautiful local artistry

Just stopped in for a quick visit. We will not have time enough to come back for a glass blowing... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Kelly B
,
Reading, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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TGS offers visitors a close up view of how hand blown glass is made and gives guests the opportunity to try it for themselves. The Glassblowing Experience is a one-on-one session with a skilled glassblower where people of all ages and walks in life can create blown glass for themselves. This facility also offers classes, group events, corporate gifts and their glass gallery features very talented local glass
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114 S 23rd St, Tacoma, WA 98402-2903
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+1 253-383-3499
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated daughter's birthday with glassblowing experience. Wow! What personable, professional staff with a well-organized set-up! THANK YOU Deborah, Breezy and Ben for such a fun learning experience. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Just stopped in for a quick visit. We will not have time enough to come back for a glass blowing expierence, but if we had time we would have loved to have done that. Debra at the counter was very helpful in explaining the premise...More

Thank Kelly B
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I have been blowing beautiful glass pieces since October of 2014 I believe and have been amazed by the artistic ability of those that help you.....not to mention the wonderful gals up front, that by now, feel like family! I have made many pieces for...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Worth the trip. Artist that make amazing blown glass art. Truly beautiful in every detail. Would go back a 2d time.

Thank treith
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Is amazing to watch how a material can be transformed into art, takes skills to do it. Good about this glassblowing studio is not too crowded and the process can be watch closely.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you are visiting Tacoma, you have to check this place out. You can actually watch people glass blowing in the hot shop and they have some amazing works of art.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

My wife and I signed up for a Sat class and got to make our own glass art. I am not a crafty person at all, but I really enjoyed this experience. And I really am surprised at how good my glass work turned out....More

Thank Dwray23
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went to their pumpkin selling event. Amazing amount of items for sale and decent prices. Great quality and nice people. Really enjoyed looking at all their different pumpkins. Amazing variety saw the ad in the newspaper. Great job!

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My husband has always wanted to try glassblowing, so for his birthday this year we took the family ( including my 7 and 10 year old kids) to do TGS's glassblowing experience. Each of us got to pick what we made and the colors. Jake,...More

Thank Stephanie A
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a GREAT experience. The process of watching the fluid glass carefully turn into something of beauty is fascinating. To learn the technique and appreciate the creativity, complexity, and skill needed and to have LOTs of hands on time is a great experience. The...More

Thank mark D
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Ayler-Purgatorio
22 February 2017|
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Response from Jeannine S | Property representative |
Are glass blowing experience ranges from $75 or 95. There's a five dollar discount each for groups of 6 or more. We have three glassblowing stations so three people can blow the time but the rest of the group can watch. We... More
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janderson912
8 January 2017|
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Response from Jeannine S | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not, however if cost is an issue two people can work on one piece together at 70+tax verses each making their own piece at 70 each. Have a great night
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whiregirl
27 December 2016|
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Response from Jeannine S | Property representative |
Our gallery is open 9-5 but unfortunately no glassblowing classes available
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