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Tacoma Glassblowing Studio

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

Worth the trip. Artist that make amazing blown glass art. Truly beautiful in every detail. Would... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
treith
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Moneta, Virginia
Mind blowing

Is amazing to watch how a material can be transformed into art, takes skills to do it. Good about... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Searchingandtravel
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Seattle, Washington
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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
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Worth the trip. Artist that make amazing blown glass art. Truly beautiful in every detail. Would go back a 2d time.

Thank treith
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Is amazing to watch how a material can be transformed into art, takes skills to do it. Good about this glassblowing studio is not too crowded and the process can be watch closely.

Thank Searchingandtravel
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you are visiting Tacoma, you have to check this place out. You can actually watch people glass blowing in the hot shop and they have some amazing works of art.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

My wife and I signed up for a Sat class and got to make our own glass art. I am not a crafty person at all, but I really enjoyed this experience. And I really am surprised at how good my glass work turned out....More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Went to their pumpkin selling event. Amazing amount of items for sale and decent prices. Great quality and nice people. Really enjoyed looking at all their different pumpkins. Amazing variety saw the ad in the newspaper. Great job!

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My husband has always wanted to try glassblowing, so for his birthday this year we took the family ( including my 7 and 10 year old kids) to do TGS's glassblowing experience. Each of us got to pick what we made and the colors. Jake,...More

Thank Stephanie A
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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Ayler-Purgatorio
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
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janderson912
8 January 2017|
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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
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whiregirl
27 December 2016|
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Response from Jeannine S | Property representative |
Our gallery is open 9-5 but unfortunately no glassblowing classes available
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