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Kokomo Opalescent Glass

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**Public Tours M-F at 10AM** The daily public tour is Monday - Friday at 10:00 AM only, excluding some holidays. Our factory workers come in early and leave as soon as the daily public tour is finished. Private tours are available if scheduled prior...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1310 S Market St, Kokomo, IN 46902-1633
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+1 765-457-1829
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can tour America's oldest art glass company and see first hand how its done. See hand-ladled glass from 2500 degree furnaces being rolled into sheets of opalescent glass. Watch artists make blown glass creations in the Hot Glass Studio, also sand blast etching, stain...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here 2 or 3 times in the last 3 years. Usually, I just picked out glass in the racks just inside the door from the gift shop. This time, a nice lady told me there was more glass further to the left,...More

Thank Dale M
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This is one of the most interesting factory tours I’ve done in a long time. If you have any interest in glass—glass blowing or stained glass—you will enjoy the tour. Our tour lasted about 90 minutes and covered all the stages of glassmaking and a...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 28 August 2018

this is a one of a kind place to tour in Kokomo since they make glass to ship around the world and to repair lots of stained glass windows for churches and cathedrals. Nothing in this country compares to their product results. Very interesting tours...More

Thank jesshockus
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The company offers a wonderful tour. It was difficult to hear at times just due to the noise level in the factory but it was still possible to marvel at the hard work and skill to do the various jobs. Our tour guide was also...More

Thank dinkydog99
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We were in area ,looking for things to do before family reunion later in the day . This worth the time , our guide was very through in explaining things over the noise in places. It hot tour , think molten glass 2000f . and...More

Thank d f
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Kokomo Opalescent Glass was the reason why we came to town and we were not disappointed. The tour was very interesting and a must-do if you like glass. It gets really warm on the tour so I’d suggest bringing a bottle of water with you....More

Thank notesfork
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Really enjoyed the tour of the glass company. Learned alot! Kathy our tour guide was very sweet and knowledgable. Well worth your time to take it. I bought some items in the gift shop the young lady that rung us up however was very rude!

Thank snickeeb2
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Great place for those who like to make items out of glass. Really nice gift store with lots to chose from. I did a tour one time also. Very interesting to see how the glass is made. Glad I live close!

Thank Gae M
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Being as stained glass is one of my hobbies it was fascinating to see how it is created. Justin provided a very informative tour which showed us all aspects of the operation. Also enjoyed visiting with the all of the artisans that were working on...More

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Casper Z
28 March 2017|
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Response from KokomoOpGlass | Property representative |
If you have a group with 10 people or more, we welcome you to schedule a private tour as it would give you a better experience and make it easier for us to plan ahead. If you have a group with less people however, you're... More
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miknbren
3 May 2016|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
We had a scheduled tour 2 years ago but I got the impression that they were more than willing to do whatever was needed. The furnace area might not be available but I'd think pretty much everything else.
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Patsy625
12 November 2015|
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Response from KokomoOpGlass | Property representative |
Indeed they do! Our tours leave at 10:00am every weekday morning.
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