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Glasmuseum Passau

Schrottgasse 2, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 851 35071
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Lots, and I mean LOTS of glass

Enormous collection in a deceptively large building, covering several floors Displays are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kjlanc
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Ohio
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Lots of glass but learned little

This is a huge museum of glass that covers several floors. We bought our tickets from a lady who... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Bill G
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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“five floors” (8 reviews)
“glass museum” (19 reviews)
“art nouveau” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Schrottgasse 2, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enormous collection in a deceptively large building, covering several floors Displays are interesting but not well labeled or explained, and somewhat repetitious Worthwhile visit for some but too much for many others

Thank kjlanc
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is a huge museum of glass that covers several floors. We bought our tickets from a lady who made no effort to be friendly and helpful. We were told to go to the elevator and push the up button. That's all we got, so...More

1  Thank Bill G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I loved seeing all the colorful glass at the Glasmuseum in Passau, but the lighting left much to be desired. Four, maybe five floors of lovely glass in many rooms, but the lighting was on motion sensors. Some lights never flickered. As a paperweight enthusiast,...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a very interesting museum. If you like glass and crystal you must visit this museum. Many old pieces.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

If you are into glass and crystal, I guarantee you will be in heaven after visiting this place. It's absolutely beautiful all five floors of it. This region of Germany supplied Europe with all kinds of glass for centuries. With over 30,000 pieces and 15,...More

Thank adriano769
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing museum for the person who likes historical glassware dating back to the 1600's. The colors of glass and their shapes are historical treasures. The specialized glass person could easily spend a day (or maybe two) here. Be warned, if you don't...More

Thank rc1078
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I would never have thought a glass museum would be so amazing. The 4 story collection is out of this world. I would recommend it to anyone visiting for a tour. You will not be disappointed.

Thank vwaters800
Reviewed 25 December 2016

My husband is very interested in glassmaking and glass objects, and he spent three days going through this museum while we stayed at the adjacent hotel. The collection is, perhaps, overstuffed and undercurated, but better too much than too little, right? And it must be...More

Thank Arietty
Reviewed 22 November 2016

There were some interesting pieces to see along with the uninteresting. It was a bit boring after awhile.

Thank JerryQuill
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Right opposite the Townhall, this museum is one of the largest glass museums worldwide (maybe even the largest). Unfortunately the presentation is made without any "love". The rooms are dark (there are lights in the rooms, but they are not switched on). The air in...More

Thank JRS-Vienna
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