Corning Museum of Glass, Corning

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Dedicated to the history, art, and science of glass Corning Museum of Glass boasts a collection of more than 45,000 glass objects. Trace 3,500 years of glass history around the world through the museum’s varied collections. Highlights include the glass portrait of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh and Venetian glass masterpieces. Head to the contemporary gallery to view objects from the last 25 years. At the Innovation Center, learn about the science and technology behind glass. The museum also offers daily classes, so you can try glassmaking and take home your own handmade souvenir. For more souvenir options, browse the large gift shop, which sells artworks, home items, jewelry, collectibles, and more. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Corning holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Corning Museum of Glass and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Perhaps because I had high expectations, I was disappointed by this very large museum. First warning sign: to enter the museum you must go through an enormous gift shop and pass by an outdoor... 
    Perhaps because I had high expectations, I was disappointed by this very large museum. First warning sign: to enter the museum you must go through an enormous gift shop and pass by an outdoor...  more »
  • This is a world-class museum and is worth a visit by anyone interested in glass art, the art of making glass or the industry of making glass. 
    This is a world-class museum and is worth a visit by anyone interested in glass art, the art of making glass or the industry of making glass.  more »
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  • The building is gorgeous! It was definitely a good learning experience about glass. The art work on display is mesmerizing and awesome. The food is surprisingly really good at the cafe! Definitely recommend to come and spend a few hours learning about glass and seeing some amazing art work
  • To much Chinese junk, they must own the place

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