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Blair Museum of Lithophanes, Toledo

4.8
#6 of 7 in Museums in Toledo
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Lithophanes are three-dimensional translucent porcelain plaques which when backlit reveal detailed magical images. First created in Europe in the 1820s, the largest collection of this 19th century art form in the world is now on view at the Blair Museum of Lithophanes.
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  • I’d never heard of or seen lithophanes before so I walked in with no expectations at all. The docent explained what the exhibit was and how they were made very clearly and then we were free to walk...  more »
  • Unfortunately, the museum will no longer be part of toledo botanical garden and is looking for a new home. Exhibit is excellent, open from 12 to 4 on Sat and Sunday until Oct 28, 2019  more »
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  • Quite a remarkable little museum dedicated to a lost art.
  • This is a small museum, but we'll organized and the staff seemed very knowledgeable. It was very interesting. I purchased several night lights as Christmas gifts.

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