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The World of Glass

Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens WA10 1BX, England
+44 1744 22766
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Wow this is value for money. great to see history and then to see glass blowing .I purchased two... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
carol g
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
REALLY INTERESTING PLACE

Spent a really interesting afternoon here, from the history of the Pilkington family and local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kaboozie
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“gift shop” (16 reviews)
“hard hat” (10 reviews)
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Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens WA10 1BX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wow this is value for money. great to see history and then to see glass blowing .I purchased two beautiful items made on the premises. Café excellent. All staff are very informative and friendly.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a really interesting afternoon here, from the history of the Pilkington family and local area, a glass blowing demonstration, art and glass exhibits as well as visiting the tunnels. Good cafe as well with a good range of hot and cold food. The entrance...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was on a date we had finished our coffee and things were going great we didn’t want it to end, it was an awful day the rain was unrelenting we ran in to the world of glass. My first time there, we had a...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasant visit and lovely exhibitions have been coming here for years. The caves are great and the artifacts are fantastic.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Excellent to educate childern about glass making.Also exhibitions and displays showing the history of the local area.

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

I visited the World of Glass Café with colleagues for an informal networking event. Pros: Happy and polite staff Table reservation Nice view of the canal Reasonable prices for drinks Hardly any queues Nice atmosphere It has music play but not to loud that you...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This place has a lot going for it. Free parking, light spacious cafe (with large glass windows), fun area with mirrors, temporary exhibitions, and shop, all available without paying the admission fee. For the £8 adult admission you get an excellent demonstration of glass blowing,...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Children had lots of fun designing Halloween tea lights and coasters, so much that we have already booked in for the Christmas crafts. All the family in ate in cafe, food was made to order only let down was the cheap nuggets used in the...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I had a wonderful day with Niki on a day course as a birthday present- she was so friendly, very skilled, a great teacher! I would recommend this very informative and creative experience. I can't wait to pick up the pieces I made - a...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a great museum, it shows the history of glass making focussing on St.Helens and its glass makers like Pilkington. Many activities including glass making kiln, tour of part of the old factory and tunnels etc Has a great cafeteria as well, located right...More

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AmyR1985
31 March 2015|
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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 :)
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