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The World of Glass

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Brilliant day out lots of history to learn about and demonstrations to watch . Lovely gift shop too... read more

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Went with a friend, had read some reviews before the visit. I was impressed with the people we... read more

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Stephen D
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens WA10 1BX, England
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All reviews gift shop well worth a visit excellent museum adults and children hard hats all ages school trip lovely cafe local history interesting visit interesting afternoon art gallery industrial heritage soup for sale great place to visit rainy day
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant day out lots of history to learn about and demonstrations to watch . Lovely gift shop too and the cafe is lovely

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Saintsfa
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went with a friend, had read some reviews before the visit. I was impressed with the people we interacted with. It was obvious that they wanted us to enjoy the visit. The ticket allows you multiple visits so although the glass blowing was not on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

This is ideal for the family with a tour and show on how to make glass with the history as well. There is a cafe for a snack or lunch with a drink. A good play area for the young kids inside.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

We had never heard of it, but were invited to visit by our daughter. What a find; we met in the cafe which is lovely, had a god coffee (the food looks good as well) and then onto our visit. We had a time constraint...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BikerDude100
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Visited the world of glass recently. If you have an interest in glass making this is a wonderful day out. If you don' have an interest in glass making it's still a wonderful day out. Extremely educational and interesting, and the pieces of glass work...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank howardpearson63
Reviewed 15 November 2018

A really good afternoon out. A nice reasonable priced restaurant to start with them a great experience. This started off in the cinema with an overview of how glass came into being, lasting about 20 minutes. Next it was a demonstration of glass blowing with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Great exhibition in Gallery One on at the moment, Vincent Kelly’s work is refreshingly new. The World of Glass tour is really worth a visit, there’s interesting history about the glass production process and you get to see glassblowing in action. It’s a great day...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Catherine J
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is a great and informative day out. Good for all ages and fascinating to see how the glass is and was produced and why St Helens became a centre for the industry

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PaulaPops
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant surprise. Interesting art gallery on display. Stylish gift shop at reasonable prices, good cafe whether you visit the museum or not. The museum , glass blowing and furnace are all interesting and unusual. A gem in the middle of a town centre...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mrb346
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Great visit loads to see plenty of history pleasant and friendly people with great knowledge of the industry

Date of experience: December 2017
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11 May 2018|
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Response from TheGiantYorkshireMan | Reviewed this property |
I’d say not particularly it’s not really aimed a very young children
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Response from karen250360 | Reviewed this property |
Reasonable Family ticket 2 Adults and 2 children £24, 1 Adult and 2 children £17, Adult £8, Children £6, Students £6, Concessions £6 Look online for money off coupons. Hope this helps you. Have a great time :)