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Sandwich Glass Museum

129 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2233
+1 508-888-0251
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The museum details the history of the Boston and Sandwich Glass Company.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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129 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2233
+1 508-888-0251

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We loved our visit to this museum. The glass blowing demonstration was great and very informative. The museum had a lot of different glass items. I especially enjoyed their exhibition on the history of lighting - from candles by animal fat to the lightbulb. Very...More

1  Thank EllenChr
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

So many beautiful pieces so if you like glass you're going to love this Museum it also gives a very good History of Glass making in the area and the gift shop is terrific

1  Thank Patricia U
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This museum offers a complete picture of glass making in the 19th and 20th century. It features a history of the Sandwich glass factory, including its products and technological innovations. It also focuses on people who worked in the factory, both skilled and unskilled. A...More

1  Thank Allen P
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Very good little museum in the charming Cape Town of Sandwich. The video produced by the museum's staff is fascinating, charting the course of glassmaking in this part of New England. The demonstration was fabulous and funny- worth arriving early for a seat. Glass displays...More

2  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Beautiful collection of glass through the ages. Interesting glass blowing demonstration in a great little authentic town.

1  Thank Fernley1
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the museum on the day when it was free admission and rainy, so it was pretty crowded. We were pleasantly surprised by the rich history of glass in Sandwich. The teens in our group liked the live demonstration and the movie. It is...More

1  Thank madisa101
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I took a drive on a rainy Friday to check out the museum. I was rewarded by a great glass blowing demo by a young man, with patience seemingly beyond his years! Not only was he very interesting to watch but also to listen to....More

2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Really interesting museum. They do a glass blowing demonstration that is pretty interesting to see, especially for younger kids.

2  Thank sugarmagnolia928
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The museum is great if you are REALLY into glass items and its history in the area. The glass blowing demonstration is what made the visit interesting and entertaining for us. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank freedom212121
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The 12 and 14 year olds grew bored quickly but us older adults appreciated the intricate glass. There are many different pieces on display. Glass blowing demo is every hour but seats fill quickly so you should plan to be there approximately 5 minutes before....More

2  Thank Kimberly R
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