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Tacoma Glassblowing Studio

114 S 23rd St, Tacoma, WA 98402-2903
+1 253-383-3499
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Fantastic experience

This is a GREAT experience. The process of watching the fluid glass carefully turn into something... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
mark D
Tacoma, Washington
Great experience

My 13yr old grandson had a wonderful time blowing glass with instructor Ben. We have been at TGS... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Hedy M
University Place, Washington, United States
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TGS offers visitors a close up view of how hand blown glass is made and gives guests the opportunity to try it for themselves. The Glassblowing Experience is a one-on-one session with a skilled glassblower where people of all ages and walks in life can create blown glass for themselves. This facility also offers classes, group events, corporate gifts and their glass gallery features very talented local glass
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114 S 23rd St, Tacoma, WA 98402-2903
+1 253-383-3499
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a GREAT experience. The process of watching the fluid glass carefully turn into something of beauty is fascinating. To learn the technique and appreciate the creativity, complexity, and skill needed and to have LOTs of hands on time is a great experience. The...More

Thank mark D
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My 13yr old grandson had a wonderful time blowing glass with instructor Ben. We have been at TGS before, always impressed! Also ordered a custom hummingbird feeder, and it was completed in 2 days!

Thank Hedy M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It was fun to take family to look at this while outside was raining. Nice way to see a art that is special and even think about taking a class.

Thank P4538OGpatriciad
Reviewed 5 July 2017

My daughter and I signed up for a two hour session. Even though it was 97 outside and warmer inside you get used to the heat in a couple of minutes even though one of the ovens is 2300 degrees, because of a couple of...More

Thank davidvanlauwe
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My husband bought us a visit to the glassblowing studio. He made a beautiful bowl and I made a vase. Of course we had an experienced glass artist there to work with us. He let us do as much as we wanted. Some people just...More

Thank bczican
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The staff made this outing a must do and do again!! They take you through each step of making a beautiful glass piece. Ben, our glass artist showed us techniques and how the glass designs are molded, pulled, swirled and blown. We are definitely doing...More

Thank anderay2017
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Judy and I went down recently and did this - afterwards we wondered why we waited so long to do it! It was a great experience, they had 3 professional glassblowers helping customers. We had Jake who was excellent, but they all seemed very professional....More

Thank jimgull
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Debbie is fantastic! I was able to bring my grandsons on very short notice due to a last minute cancellation. They had so much fun and made amazing projects. I live in Oregon and it is worth the trip up to this studio. They are...More

Thank medeem
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Five stars is an understatement. Aside from the incredible gallery of artwork showing the true skill of the artists, the customer service and the experience (truly an experience!) is bar none. Deborah is an absolute pleasure to deal with and is so customer centered I...More

Thank philjbas
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This was the most amazing experience ever. I was in town for the weekend and my friends have been here before and highly recommended it. When you arrive you get to select your project that you want to make and the design and colors. The...More

Thank Steven Y
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22 February 2017|
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Response from Jeannine S | Property representative |
Are glass blowing experience ranges from $75 or 95. There's a five dollar discount each for groups of 6 or more. We have three glassblowing stations so three people can blow the time but the rest of the group can watch. We... More
8 January 2017|
Response from Jeannine S | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not, however if cost is an issue two people can work on one piece together at 70+tax verses each making their own piece at 70 each. Have a great night
27 December 2016|
Response from Jeannine S | Property representative |
Our gallery is open 9-5 but unfortunately no glassblowing classes available