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815 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2654
+1 502-584-4510
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I could have stayed all day

What a treat to see a working glass factory! The gallery is gorgeous and watching the artists work... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Owensboro, KY
via mobile
Wonderful Experience

We got to Glassworks about 20 minutes after they closed the class section, but the owner Mark was... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
New Lebanon, Ohio
via mobile
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Glassworks houses the Mark Payton Glass Center and Flame Run. See live demonstrations in Glassblowing and Flameworking on our daily tours. Make a project in our Walk-in Workshop. Shop around in one of our two galleries. Hours are 10-5pm Monday - Saturday. Closed Sundays.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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815 W Market St, Louisville, KY 40202-2654
+1 502-584-4510
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

What a treat to see a working glass factory! The gallery is gorgeous and watching the artists work is fascinating.

Thank bluegrassmom3
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We got to Glassworks about 20 minutes after they closed the class section, but the owner Mark was still there and offered to stay late to allow us to do the fire your own glass art. We had a group of 4 and did the...More

Thank Baja08
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

My daughter went with her granny and made a glass "bug". She loved it. They had her make it and then they agreed to mail it to us at home. Thumbs up on this one.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful glassware and you have the chance to watch it being made. Such an amazing art form. Free and worth the walk from center city.

1  Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have seen glassblowing before but others we have been to only allow patrons to make an ornament, they had a wide array of items you could make here. We arrived just before closing so no one really talked to us about the tours or...More

1  Thank BonbiTravels
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Always cool to see glass blowing and I appreciate the artistry. But the place doing the blowing was just making glass zucchini so that was boring. The pieces are very expensive so there was nothing I would buy.

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We enjoyed our time here. It was a different date idea. It should definitely be a place to visit. Everyone was cool and quite helpful.

Thank cmrmusic
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We visited on a Saturday afternoon and it wasn't very crowded. The studio was smaller than I thought, but they had many beautiful pieces for sale. We chose to make our own coasters. It was $115 for four of them. We learned how to cut...More

1  Thank drobin6028
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed it, but we had seen glass blowing before. We paid for the tour which seemed like a waste as you just get a piece of paper and not any direction. The upstairs portion was interesting and we actually got something out of watching...More

1  Thank Amec02
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

What is not to like? We love glass! Especially colored glass. This stop can be totally free or you blow a ton of money on gorgeous art.

1  Thank Miyelani
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