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Glasi Hergiswil

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Address: Seestrasse 12, Hergiswil 6052, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 41 632 32 32
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09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Glasi Hergiswil is the only remaining glasswork in Switzerland where...

The Glasi Hergiswil is the only remaining glasswork in Switzerland where glass is still blown and shaped by hand. Visit our glass-world experience in Hergiswil: museums, exhibitions, onsite stores, and watching the glassblowers at their profession. The Glasi is the perfect destination for families and glass enthusiasts alike. The products of Glasi Hergiswil are available at selected retailers, directly at the Glasi Hergiswil, or in the Glasi-WebShop. We also offer custom designs according to individual needs.

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Glassworks

We spent a very interesting two hours watching glass blowing , pouring and casting, followed by a tour of the museum a reasonably priced purchase in the shop.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We spent a very interesting two hours watching glass blowing , pouring and casting, followed by a tour of the museum a reasonably priced purchase in the shop.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

One of the hidden jam of so called lake Lucerne. The factory is all about glass and its development. First, we took a self guided tour about the factory's history, than, entered the area of glass production. It is possible to blow your own glass, there is a separate line for it. Same floor they have a glass museum with... More 

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Kiryat Tivon, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Everything is very well organized, very well done, very professional. Except, when we went to buy tickets, although my husband spoke to the cashier in German, she held a conversation with me in French. My conversational French is acceptable, nothing more, but I am American and I have an American mouth and American sounds come out of it, my accent... More 

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Dubendorf, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

One can see the process of making glass plates, vases and decorative figures. The museum part is a bit old-fashioned (80s style). Playable musical instruments made of glass is a nice kid's attraction. Overall, a very good experience.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you have a small child, the museum part may not be fun for you. The multimedia tour was enlightening for adults but may not be so for small children or people who have claustrophobia. Our daughter (at 5) started to cry in a short time. Museum was a labyrinth shaped which has different dark and small rooms with many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

There is a museum where you can learn a lot about how they work and make glas. There is also a shop with many things you can buy. If you want to find something for a good price go to the shop over the street!

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I'd initially planned for our family to spend an hour here... 3 hours later we left! We were amazed by the 3D museum tour where you are literally inside the exhibits. And then to suddenly find yourself in the factory - amazing! The best experience was our girls getting to each blow their own glass Christmas baubles. But the fun... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I have never experienced a museum like this where it ushered you on with guided light and doors opening, and then door sliding closed behind you. It is progressive. For those who have problems walking in dim lighting, this may be a challenge. For those who may have claustrophobia, or if you need to feel you can go back or... More 

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Roberto_Niederer, Verkaufsleiter at Glasi Hergiswil, responded to this review

Hello UDIOinKS Thank you for your kind words. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our company. Hopefully your review will encourage more visitors to come see the Glasi and keep our traditions alive. I wish you a fun and memorable stay in Switzerland. Best regards Roberto Niederer More 

Mohali, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

It was mesmerising to see conversion of molten silica to different shapes of glass. Glasi Hergiswil is worth visit and is located on the shores of beautiful lake.

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

An amazing museum! Great for kids and grown ups. Really informative and interactive. The shop is also fab with lots of amazing things to purchase.

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