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The World of Glass

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A really good afternoon out. A nice reasonable priced restaurant to start with them a great... read more

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John P
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Widnes, United Kingdom
Check out Vincent Kelly exhibition in Gallery One - it’s worth seeing

Great exhibition in Gallery One on at the moment, Vincent Kelly’s work is refreshingly new. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Catherine J
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London, United Kingdom
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Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens WA10 1BX, England
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Reviewed today

A really good afternoon out. A nice reasonable priced restaurant to start with them a great experience. This started off in the cinema with an overview of how glass came into being, lasting about 20 minutes. Next it was a demonstration of glass blowing with...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great exhibition in Gallery One on at the moment, Vincent Kelly’s work is refreshingly new. The World of Glass tour is really worth a visit, there’s interesting history about the glass production process and you get to see glassblowing in action. It’s a great day...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great and informative day out. Good for all ages and fascinating to see how the glass is and was produced and why St Helens became a centre for the industry

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very pleasant surprise. Interesting art gallery on display. Stylish gift shop at reasonable prices, good cafe whether you visit the museum or not. The museum , glass blowing and furnace are all interesting and unusual. A gem in the middle of a town centre...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great visit loads to see plenty of history pleasant and friendly people with great knowledge of the industry

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alison and I took or grand kids, 1 boy 6 1 girl 10 to World of Glass in the midweek(school half term). It was well laid out ,the stars of the show were the glass blowing, workshop and the video showing. The museum is more...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good place to visit for all ages lots to see and do children have plenty of activites to keek them amussed, cafe is very nice clean friendly and good

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit. Interesting and fascinating display of glassblowing. Make sure you visit the tunnel section and the section on the history of St. Helens was very informative. Also a good section on WWI. Nice cafe with food at very reasonable prices.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A museum well worth visiting. 8 year old granddaughter has been twice and would love to go again. Superb example of great engineering and of how great the town used to be.

Thank 12Vincent12
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Spent a whole day learning lots of different techniques and making my own pieces with the wonderful Marcin. This was my first time attempting anything like this and he was so patient and knowledgable. Absolutely loved it and can't wait to pick up my finished...More

Thank Claire S
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clairehammo
11 May 2018|
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Response from TheGiantYorkshireMan | Reviewed this property |
I’d say not particularly it’s not really aimed a very young children
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AmyR1985
31 March 2015|
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Response from karen250360 | Reviewed this property |
Reasonable Family ticket 2 Adults and 2 children £24, 1 Adult and 2 children £17, Adult £8, Children £6, Students £6, Concessions £6 Look online for money off coupons. Hope this helps you. Have a great time :)
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