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Oglebay Institute Glass Museum

Wheeling, WV
+1 800-624-6988
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Interesting little museum

This was our kid free weekend so we enjoyed this and the mansion museum at a nice leisurely pace as... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
JBArtistic
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Eastern USA
Fantastic

The glass museum was wonderful, especially the glass blower. My favorite part of the entire visit... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Judy L
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Goshen, Indiana
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The museum displays glass items and has a demonstration area for glass blowers, cutters, and decorators.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass museum” (30 reviews)
“punch bowl” (6 reviews)
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Wheeling, WV
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+1 800-624-6988
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This was our kid free weekend so we enjoyed this and the mansion museum at a nice leisurely pace as we arrived at the resort before our room was ready. We enjoyed walking around and reading the signs. I wish they had more details about...More

Thank JBArtistic
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The glass museum was wonderful, especially the glass blower. My favorite part of the entire visit. Just make sure you arrive before 4pm as the glass blower closes up shop early. Would recommend.

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A great place to visit and to see some truly beautiful art; no 2 hand blown pieces are identical and yet they form such perfect sets!

Thank ldwat1952
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

You will find a variety of stemware, bar ware,artifacts vases, seasonal glass pieces for yourself or as gifts. Well priced although some of the more unusual art pieces can lean toward being a little expensive. The glass pieces are made locally and from other areas-...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a wonderful place to just meander through and see the history of glass making in the Ohio Valley.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 9 January 2017

You will learn a lot about glass by visiting the glass museum. Many collections of glass are on display. All are labeled so you can learn where they were made, what company made them, and interesting facts about them. The huge Sweeney punch bowl on...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Toured the Glass Museum and Mansion in December 2016. Many thanks to the employees who pointed out the best routes for a member of our group in a wheelchair. The Mansion, although nearly 200 years old, has been renovated to be wheelchair-accessible. Beautiful interiors, great...More

Thank LesleyH007
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Stunningly beautiful hands blown glass and other works of art. Also available are sweatshirts and other souvenir gifts.

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We enjoy going here every year. They have beautiful and unique things. I love the flower lights so I bought a few not for my light display.

Thank divadi17
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This glass museum is a great store. It has some wonderful pieces to view and also lots of options to buy pieces. Overall would recommend.

Thank amborland05
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Diane C
What is he address?
29 September 2016|
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Response from Shryock K | Reviewed this property |
They are located at 465 Lodge Dr., Wheeling, WV. They are in the lower level of the Carriage Glass House. Their website has more information and photographs.
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Irina G
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15 November 2015|
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Response from CDLSC | Reviewed this property |
That's a tough one! The best I could find for you is their phone number - 304-242-7272. It's worth pursuing if you can -
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