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Kokomo Opalescent Glass

1310 S Market St, Kokomo, IN 46902-1633
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Fantastic learning experience

This was our first time to visit the Kokomo glass manufacturer. It was absolutely amazing to watch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Venice245
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Venice
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Hidden gem

I’ve got to be honest, I was worried this place would be dull but the guide was great and gives you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mat_huddersfield
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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“gift shop”(18 reviews)
“factory tour”(9 reviews)
“great tour”(7 reviews)
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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"gift shop"
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"factory tour"
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"great tour"
in 7 reviews
"toed shoes"
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"beautiful items"
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"for sale"
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"different colors"
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"our tour guide"
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"behind the scenes"
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"gift wrap"
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"off the beaten path"
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"second visit"
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"one of a kind"
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"all kinds"
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"art"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time to visit the Kokomo glass manufacturer. It was absolutely amazing to watch the employees work with the dangerously hot molten glass. We have a new appreciation for the prices we pay for stained glass. We did not see ANY glass...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve got to be honest, I was worried this place would be dull but the guide was great and gives you a good look around the whole factory. Worth a visit if you happen to be in or around Kokomo

Thank mat_huddersfield
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was with a senior group & took the tour (13 in each group) which lasted about hour. They show you the process of how the glass is made step by step. It’s a very old company & old buildings so not good for handicap...More

Thank cookieladyangel
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Glad we decided to visit this plant. A little out of the way but kinda easy to find. The plant itself is old, old, old and that adds to the character of the visit. This in not your ordinary polished factory tour..... Our guide was...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

They have a wonderful gift shop with ornaments and home decor made from their beautiful glass. Check it out !

Thank Mamadoc1953
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This glass factory is the best kept secret in Kokomo Indiana - What a treat, with blazing hot ovens to warm the cockles of your heart; hard working glassmakers transferring molten glowing glass from the massive gas fired beehive oven to the master glassmaker on...More

Thank Elliott S
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

If you are looking for some stained glass, this is the place to go. The very best in this country. The oldest glass factory in the U S A

Thank jerrythebarber
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The fact that this place has been operational and in the same place for almost 129 years is incredible in itself. The staff are friendly and like to work there. The tour was great taking us from beginning to end of how this art glass...More

Thank Marilyn G
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I've toured KOG twice and it's always very interesting and informative. Tour guides are very informative and fun. Great place to take the family for something to do and kids love it too,

Thank indyfam20032016
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The ninety-ish minute tour was highly informative and well done. We started with the rolling of glass sheets, moved on to seeing artisans working on glass pieces (flowers that day), saw behind-the-scenes work like storing, moving and packaging glass, had our guide demonstrate glass bead...More

Thank David44149
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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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