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Glass Pavilion/Museum

Vey interesting museum, and glass Pavilion. For a small size once a booming industrial area, this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yogesh S
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Carlstadt, New Jersey
So informative!

We've seen hot shops before but this one was special. The live narration was informative and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
JEM727
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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2445 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43620-1517
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vey interesting museum, and glass Pavilion. For a small size once a booming industrial area, this is a pleasure to see. Glass collections and glass making show of 30 minutes was interesting, even though I have seen those activities, it was refreshing. Admission is free,...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

We've seen hot shops before but this one was special. The live narration was informative and enjoyable. The artist doing his work was ready to share what he was executing with everyone.

Thank JEM727
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Having never heard of Libbey glass, we were most interested to hear about the Libbey family & its glass history in Toledo. The items on display were as beautiful as they were informative, & the items enhanced our appreciation of the Toledo Museum of Art....More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Dale Chihuly crystal masterpiece greets you at the door. Hot shop (glass blowing demos) inspires creativity. If you are inspired enough, sign up for a glass blowing class. Architect award winning building is as much a part of the experience as the displays. Wonderful exhibit...More

Thank finfun
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This was a most interesting place -- I happen to love art glass and was not disappointed. They were celebrating Libby glassworks and had some very special pieces on display.

Thank linnalu
Reviewed 11 July 2018

In town for a family wedding and was able to stay an extra day to see the sights. The glass pavilion was a special treat.

Thank lollydepaulo
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This hidden jewel to me across the street (from the TMOA) with a demonstration of glass blowing and the history of the Libby was a great learning experience. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Toledo.

Thank Marty T
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The Pavilion's exhibits focus more on glass craft works rather than art, which probably shouldn't be too surprising given the ties to Libbey, but were interesting nonetheless. The glass blowing demo is the highlight of the tour. Now, I've seen demonstrations at the Tacoma Museum...More

Thank NWtripster
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Very interesting. Enjoyed the explanations throughout the demonstration. The rooms in the pavilion are beautiful.

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We visited this fine example of a tribute to the glass industry that made Toledo famous. The glass-blowing demonstration was very informative and educational.

Thank Dave46033
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MsDebbie57
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Response from Toni M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a small gift shop in the coffee bar of the Pavillion. Most of the products are glass pieces made in the Pavillion. However, there is a very nice gift shop in the main museum. The Museum Store has a nice... More
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