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Sandwich Glass Museum, Sandwich

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See masterfully made, ornate glassworks and witness the glassblowing process at Sandwich Glass Museum. The museum's collection focuses on pieces manufactured by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., the 19th-century global leader in glass manufacturing. Learn about the profound influence that glassmaking had on the local economy. The museum's glassblower regularly holds demonstrations using authentic equipment and gives visitors a chance to use the glass press. While touring the museum, you'll witness the chemical reactions behind glass coloring, learn about the life in pre-Industrial Revolution New England, and discover the role glass played in everyday lives. With our international travel planner, Sandwich attractions like Sandwich Glass Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Really enjoyed this museum! The glassblowing demonstration was interesting, and we enjoyed getting to wander the museum and see all of the different types of glass and glass artwork. At the moment... 
    Really enjoyed this museum! The glassblowing demonstration was interesting, and we enjoyed getting to wander the museum and see all of the different types of glass and glass artwork. At the moment...  more »
  • Beautiful displays accompanied by thoughtful explanations and historical information. The glass blowing demonstration was amazing and educational. Exhibits are carefully spaced and social distancing.....  more
    Beautiful displays accompanied by thoughtful explanations and historical information. The glass blowing demonstration was amazing and educational. Exhibits are carefully spaced and social distancing.....  more »
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  • Everyone should visit this tribute to the glass blowers of old. If you ever get a chance to hear a talk about its history jump at it. So interesting!!!
  • Absolutely loved it.. they actually allow people to see how different articles are made. I had the opportunity to see dolphin and a beer glass manufacturing.

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