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Canberra Glassworks

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Nothing of genuine Interest

Quiet drizzling day, stopped there to see what all the fighting was about in regards to planning... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Opportune visit

Situated next door to Markets. This is a great place to see how glass is modified in to things... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Canberra Glassworks is Australia's only cultural centre that is wholly dedicated to contemporary glass art. At its core Canberra Glassworks is a working Glassworks that provides access to glassmaking facilities for glass artists. Canberra Glassworks...more
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11 Wentworth Ave, Canberra 2604, Australia
+61 2 6260 7005
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Quiet drizzling day, stopped there to see what all the fighting was about in regards to planning permissions. Instead, I had a look at a none too interesting victim of the local heritage gang. It's of no particular attraction for any age group and seems...More

Thank roemanner
Reviewed 4 days ago

I enjoy looking at the workmanship in anything that is made well. The products of the Canberra Glassworks were well made and beautiful. The light travelling through many of the pieces was spectacular. The price of many of the pieces was over the top. I...More

Thank Macca M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated next door to Markets. This is a great place to see how glass is modified in to things. Looks like you can actually participate in doing it under guidance.

Thank TheOldForrest
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Canberra Glassworks is situated next to the Old Bus Terminus markets and is well worth a look. There is live glass blowing demonstrations and if you book ahead you can arrange a glass blowing session. There are beautiful examples of the artists wares for...More

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived 2 hours before closing. Only one other in gallery watching.We were subjected to.....nothing. the glass blower chatted to his assistant who giggled inanely all the time. We tried to give them our attention for an hour but after the 12th and last person arrived...More

Thank Mootnell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the glassworks late in the day but we saw some spectacular glasswork in the gallery space and ventured into then production areas where we saw some actual glass items being made, fascinating. There was an artists space too where they were doing some...More

Thank Resort46389625436
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very little to see the day we visited and a small gallery where you can see some of the finished items, which are for sale. There is a lot to see and do in Canberra and this would be well down on my list.

Thank Valerie037
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glassworks have a viewing gallery where you can watch the glass making in process. We watched a couple who had bought a lesson and were making a glass bird, what a great experience or gift for someone.

Thank SydneySider5
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful set up with viewing area and safe seating. Artists were great to watch and the whole process was very interesting.

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place for all ages to watch the glassmakers create a fabulous piece and to ask questions about it all. Grandchildren were fascinated at the change in the colour and size of the glass as it was blown, rolled, heated up, mixed with other colours...More

Thank Gail T
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24 October 2017|
Response from debjhall | Reviewed this property |
When I went there was on a Sunday and they were allowing visitors the chance to create their own glass balls for a cost. It’s probably in operation more during the week.