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The World of Glass

Chalon Wayy East | Chalon Wayy East, St Helens, Merseyside, England, St Helens WA10 1BX, England
+44 1744 22766
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Good Museum with a lot going for it.

This place has a lot going for it. Free parking, light spacious cafe (with large glass windows... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MikePendray
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Half term crafts.

Children had lots of fun designing Halloween tea lights and coasters, so much that we have already... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kate s
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St Helens, 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 1 week ago

This place has a lot going for it. Free parking, light spacious cafe (with large glass windows), fun area with mirrors, temporary exhibitions, and shop, all available without paying the admission fee. For the £8 adult admission you get an excellent demonstration of glass blowing,...More

Thank MikePendray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Children had lots of fun designing Halloween tea lights and coasters, so much that we have already booked in for the Christmas crafts. All the family in ate in cafe, food was made to order only let down was the cheap nuggets used in the...More

Thank kate s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful day with Niki on a day course as a birthday present- she was so friendly, very skilled, a great teacher! I would recommend this very informative and creative experience. I can't wait to pick up the pieces I made - a...More

Thank pauline240952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great museum, it shows the history of glass making focussing on St.Helens and its glass makers like Pilkington. Many activities including glass making kiln, tour of part of the old factory and tunnels etc Has a great cafeteria as well, located right...More

Thank byronbean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as a school trip with my class. Such an easy and well organised day. The staff who looked after us were friendly and made sure everything ran smoothly. Such good value for money too. I didn't realise there was so much for schools...More

Thank happymummy2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A very interesting museum based upon the local St Helens glass industry. Based around the Sankey Canal and an original Pilkimgton furnace the museum tells the story if the glass industry, its science, engineering and its people. The glass blowing demonstration is fascinating. Highly recommended.

Thank Singing_Engineer
Reviewed 3 October 2017

An excellent place to visit. Ideal for family visit. An interesting place for all ages. Worth another visit.

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

What a strange place this is. For a start its in St Helens which is a most soul destroying town that ever was. When I went in, there was no sign of having to pay to get in. I simply walked in and started to...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

It was the first time we'd visited with our toddler and we were lucky to find entry was free because it was a heritage open day. She enjoyed the kids area but unfortunately didn't have enough attention for the museum exhibits. She enjoyed walking through...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 10 September 2017

WOW! from what I remember from be a child I thought this would have bored the living day lights out of me, boy was I wrong! Today was lovely surprise as the whole museum was free of charge and free parking (thinking parking is always...More

Thank Chelsea H
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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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