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Fun stop on the glass route

Worth the stop if you’re driving the glass route. Exhibits show the history of glass making, and... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Berkeley, California
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Typically excellent German specialty museum

Even if you are not interested in glass but do have some interest in history, this museum is worth... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 May 2018
“Fun stop on the glass route”
12 Dec 2016
“Typically excellent German specialty museum”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Am Museumspark 1, 94258 Frauenau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9926 941020
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Worth the stop if you’re driving the glass route. Exhibits show the history of glass making, and there are some cool old pieces. Everything is in German (which I don’t speak), but I still enjoyed it.

Thank wanderlust3142015
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Even if you are not interested in glass but do have some interest in history, this museum is worth a few hours. It is beautifully organized and puts glass making in the context of the economy and society in general. And there is a surprising...More

Thank RobLaw47
Reviewed 15 June 2016

A wonderful experience. The museum houses an amazing collection and the grounds are beautiful, with picnic spots and fabulous glass sculptures. Well worth a visit.

Thank Avis M
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The glass sculpture garden is a pleasant stroll linking the museum with one or two of the glass-makers in the village (Poschinger and Eisch). The museum itself has a huge variety of glass, explains the history of glass making in the region as well as...More

Thank Clairejerry
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Certainly a niche museum, but entirely fascinating. There are displays from ancient glass to modern sculptures. Beautiful.

1  Thank vicki r
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Interesting to see the history of glass, from beginning to hand blown to mass production. Some beautiful creations in glass to view.

1  Thank Sheri E
Reviewed 10 August 2015

The outside area round the museum is in fact a lovely park with a lake and many interesting glass exhibits which sparkle in the daylight and are well reflected in the lake water. There is also an adventure climbing park both for adults and children...More

1  Thank Magda O
Reviewed 11 August 2014

The Museum is nice and a great small town. We visited on Sunday and it was about the only think in the town open. Very little of interest open. The Museum is rather small but doe a nice job with that they have. Would like...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 23 April 2014

coming from the glass area, I must say it it one of the best glass museums I have seen. and in the very modern building. Have a good luck, all the glass industry in the Central Europe !!!

2  Thank LiberecKabs
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