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Fun and creative

I attended a hands On class and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Rodi was my instructor and her... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
char1scott
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Mobile, AL
Creative and educational fun!

Rodi is an excellent teacher! She calmly explained each step of the process and we each took a turn... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denise P
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“paper weights”(4 reviews)
“make your own”(5 reviews)
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Specialties All ages are welcome to enjoy a hands-on experience with glass! As young as 2yrs old can blow an ornament, or pumpkin. Teens and adults can also participant in a one-on-one lesson to make a paperweight. You'll cherish your treasure and...more
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124 Crystal Ln, Corning, NY 14830-1861
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a hands On class and thoroughly enjoyed myself. Rodi was my instructor and her explaination was detailed and appreciated. I loved what the paper weght I helped to create! Seek them out for a real Hands On experience.

Thank char1scott
Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for coming to see us! We are glad you enjoyed the experience and the result!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rodi is an excellent teacher! She calmly explained each step of the process and we each took a turn making a nice sized glass paperweight.

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locally owned and operated for many years, this is a true working glass studio. Call ahead and set up a personal demonstration - Family members can try their hand at making their own glass balls! Very resonably priced items and laid back atmosphere. Leave a...More

Thank erskinerealestate
Reviewed 3 August 2018

After you visit the museum, go make your own glass piece. Do your booking online for ease of selection and times for your visit since they only take a certain number per hour.

Thank JTL07825
Reviewed 29 July 2018

After a couple visits to the Corning Glass Museum I investigated the possibility of working with glass and booked a time to make a paperweight at the Hands on Glass Studio. I wasn't sure what to expect. Rodi explained the process and steps and what...More

Thank Traveler22207
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great time creating my own paperweight. The people were patient and informative. They took us each thru the process step by step and also explained the why’s of how each step was necessary. I would highly recommend this as an outing. It doesn’t...More

1  Thank rumawolf2
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I read about this place online and decided to visit when we were on our family trip to Corning! It was fantastic! They were working with some other customers when we walked in but they welcomed us in and invited us to watch for when...More

Thank edandol117
Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad you had a good time and thank you for coming!

Reviewed 2 July 2018

We were excited to visit, drove 2.5hrs from our camp site in Niagara so my son could do it. I initially book this place due to being smaller, no crowds, and I did not want to walk the museum since we had an older family...More

1  Thank Pietrosmom
Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

We are sorry that you did not have a good experience. We try to offer a learning experience by providing information about glassworking, including an explanation about the time constraints due to temperature ranges. This is a general explanation we provide and was not meant...More

Reviewed 26 April 2018

My experience was similar to the other reviews. Just to add to those, what’s also nice is that before you start you are given step-by-step instructions which includes safety measures. Then when you actually start you are given instructions again to make sure everything goes...More

Thank ShelterSteve
Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience in your review, we are glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 1 April 2018

My daughter and I made paperweights. The cost of the private session was more than worth it. We were helped putting the colored glass on the the pole, shaping the hot glass, every single step of the way! There were lots of photo opportunities while...More

Thank LiLewis13
Rodi R, Owner at Hands On Glass Studio, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

We are glad you had a good experience! Thank you for your review and for visiting us!

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hicks7827
12 November 2017|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
We have 2 styles of ornaments and about 20 different color choices. We do not have the tree or snowman. We also have a pumpkin in 2 different shapes and lots of color choices including choice of stem colors.Thank you for... More
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CharlesH2352
3 March 2017|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Yes, we have accommodated 50 people. If you would like to call we can explain and answer any questions, Call: (607) 962-3044. Thank you.
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Grueber2013
10 March 2016|
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Response from Rodi R | Property representative |
No entrance fee. Fees for the hands-on activities vary depending on activity, range from $24. to $40.
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