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Address: 114 S. 23rd Street, Tacoma, WA 98402
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+1 253-383-3499
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TGS offers visitors a close up view of how hand blown glass is made and...

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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Glass blowing class

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Caroleole
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Orange Park, Florida
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Orange Park, Florida
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Costa Mesa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Eaton, Colorado
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 work to the wide variety of experiences they offer- it is a MUST! Be advised,... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 moment with your instructor. Projects were left to "bake" and will be available for pick... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lot of fun thank you Brezzy your the best. I'm new to the area and wanted to try something new and different. I took the intro to glass blowing class. It was a blast making a bowl with a twist. It was so neat doing it. I plane on taking the advanced class to actually get full hands on. For... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been to the Tacoma Glass Studio many times! I LOVE everything about the shop. The experience is so amazing, and very safe. The people are so informative, helpful, and NICE! Each time you make something, it's so exciting to come back and pick it up. You get a deep sense of pride knowing that you actually made something... More 

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
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128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

It is worth a visit more then once. We have now been three times and are not bored with it. The artistry is amazing and the variety of mouth blown glass objects defy description.

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Olympia, Washington
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54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A friend had visited the studio earlier and then invited our group to make pumpkins. We enjoyed an interactive afternoon and learned so many tips and tricks to help even the least creative and imaginative people (me) make beautiful pieces of art! We had so much fun I am headed back in a few weeks to make Christmas ornaments!!

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Thank lkchome
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My husband gave me a gift certificate for this experience and it truly was an amazing gift. Breezy, Debbie, and Ben made it great from beginning to end. Deb welcomed us in, Breezy explained what would happen and helped so much with picking glass colors and preparation. Ben was great at explaining the entire glassblowing experience, answering questions, and allowing... More 

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Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We went to the studio for a glass blowing experience. Everyone had a great time. The entire process was explained while we each worked with an experienced glass artist. The little store where you check in and pick your colors is full of glass work from the resident artists; very cool stuff!

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