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Tacoma Glassblowing Studio

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

The staff made this outing a must do and do again!! They take you through each step of making a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
anderay2017
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Pearland, Texas
Excellent customer service!

Judy and I went down recently and did this - afterwards we wondered why we waited so long to do it... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
jimgull
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Tacoma, Washington
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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114 S 23rd St, Tacoma, WA 98402-2903
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff made this outing a must do and do again!! They take you through each step of making a beautiful glass piece. Ben, our glass artist showed us techniques and how the glass designs are molded, pulled, swirled and blown. We are definitely doing...More

Thank anderay2017
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Judy and I went down recently and did this - afterwards we wondered why we waited so long to do it! It was a great experience, they had 3 professional glassblowers helping customers. We had Jake who was excellent, but they all seemed very professional....More

Thank jimgull
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Debbie is fantastic! I was able to bring my grandsons on very short notice due to a last minute cancellation. They had so much fun and made amazing projects. I live in Oregon and it is worth the trip up to this studio. They are...More

Thank medeem
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Five stars is an understatement. Aside from the incredible gallery of artwork showing the true skill of the artists, the customer service and the experience (truly an experience!) is bar none. Deborah is an absolute pleasure to deal with and is so customer centered I...More

Thank philjbas
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This was the most amazing experience ever. I was in town for the weekend and my friends have been here before and highly recommended it. When you arrive you get to select your project that you want to make and the design and colors. The...More

Thank Steven Y
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

My family celebrated Christmas by going here and making glass art. They were so awesome with all age groups that we gave our niece and nephew on the other side of the family gift certificates for their Christmas gifts and now all of the other...More

Thank Dmguptill
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This was my third year making something. Love coming here and will do it again next time I visit. Have made 3 different things, bowl, vase and pumpkins. Highly recommend taking a class.

Thank Caroleole
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Seriously! This is so much fun! The staff is so helpful and friendly. This was my second trip and I know I will be back, again and again! A Tacoma must do!

Thank Cvando7
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Epic experience! If you see the Glass Museum and the Chihuly Bridge or if you have any understanding of the art of glass or glass glowing, treat yourself to an experience at the Tacoma Glassblowing Studio. Whether you stop by just to watch the artists...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Three stalwart young glassblowers greeted our party of twelve. Individual projects were selected from an array of options. pairing three students at a time with a pro, gave us individualized fail-safe instruction. Waiting your turn and watching was almost as fascinating as being in the...More

Thank Cheryl4209
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Ayler-Purgatorio
How much is it and can u do 8 ladies at once for a girls night out or sat afternoon
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
Do you offer any kind of package deals or discounts for 2 people taking class together?
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
Is it open tomorrow tues dec 27th
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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