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Passauer Glasmuseum (The Glass Museum)

Am Rathausplatz, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 4908 5135071
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For A Glassware Historian This Is A Must See

This is an amazing museum for the person who likes historical glassware dating back to the 1600's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The Villages, Florida
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Blown away by the collection a must see

I would never have thought a glass museum would be so amazing. The 4 story collection is out of... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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Am Rathausplatz, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
+49 4908 5135071
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing museum for the person who likes historical glassware dating back to the 1600's. The colors of glass and their shapes are historical treasures. The specialized glass person could easily spend a day (or maybe two) here. Be warned, if you don't...More

Thank rc1078
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I would never have thought a glass museum would be so amazing. The 4 story collection is out of this world. I would recommend it to anyone visiting for a tour. You will not be disappointed.

Thank vwaters800
Reviewed 25 December 2016

My husband is very interested in glassmaking and glass objects, and he spent three days going through this museum while we stayed at the adjacent hotel. The collection is, perhaps, overstuffed and undercurated, but better too much than too little, right? And it must be...More

Thank Arietty
Reviewed 22 November 2016

There were some interesting pieces to see along with the uninteresting. It was a bit boring after awhile.

Thank JerryQuill
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Right opposite the Townhall, this museum is one of the largest glass museums worldwide (maybe even the largest). Unfortunately the presentation is made without any "love". The rooms are dark (there are lights in the rooms, but they are not switched on). The air in...More

Thank JRS-Vienna
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had some time left in Passau so decided to visit the glass museum. At an entry fee of 7 euros, definitely not worth it to us. 4 floors of various pieces of glassware from 1800's and early 1900's, but nothing spectacular. We were done...More

Thank Virginia T
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We are in Passau today on our river boat cruise. Glad I had the opportunity to go into this interesting museum. What a beautiful collection of all kinds of glass you can imagine. This is an immense collection of any and all kinds of glass....More

2  Thank retiredfrwork
Reviewed 15 September 2016

There is so much material made of glass here, one tires after an hour or so. very interesting and part of a hotel along the river front next to the city hall.

2  Thank Ron W
Reviewed 19 August 2016

this is a unique museum and I don't think there could be a second one like this anywhere in the world. The building alone is a visit worth. A historical building with many turns and corners and steps, amazing doors and jars. The collections are...More

4  Thank saponifier
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very large collection of glassware! I was especially pleased by the very large collection of very nice art-nouveau glassware!

1  Thank Victor D
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