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Museum of American Glass

230 Main Ave, Weston, WV 26452
+1 304-269-5006
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The best glass museum!

Even you are not into glass, it is totally worth checking out. There are so many unique pieces of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
IrishVixen
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Weston, West Virginia
You never knew glass could come in so many shapes

This is an amazing exhibition of the various types and shapes of glass produced in the USA. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EdStumpff
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Saint Marys, Pennsylvania
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Visit the Museum of American Glass in West Virginia to see a huge collection of brilliant colored and sparkling crystal glass by dozens of American manufacturers from 1860 to the present. We currently have around 20,000 items on display, including the 2nd largest collection of Steuben art glass in the world, the National Marble Museum, and our Lady Jane stained glass doll house. We have a self guided tour available, and a research library with over 1,500 books. Please call in advance to schedule a guided tour for large groups.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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230 Main Ave, Weston, WV 26452
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even you are not into glass, it is totally worth checking out. There are so many unique pieces of glass artwork with so many unique colors! It is free to go to, but donations are appreciated. They do have a section where you can actually...More

Thank IrishVixen
WVMAG, Front Office Manager at Museum of American Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Desiree! Thanks so much for your kind review. Please come in again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing exhibition of the various types and shapes of glass produced in the USA. They must have at least one of every item manufactured. Very interesting and best of all - it's FREE. Worth 30 to 45 minutes of your time when...More

Thank EdStumpff
WVMAG, Front Office Manager at Museum of American Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ed! Thanks for coming into the museum and leaving us a great review. Please come back!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only had a few minutes to walk through this incredible museum of glass. They have everything!! And the labels (manufacturer and year(s) are clearly visible to see. Beautiful, bright store. Every small child gets a marble when they leave! You need plenty of time...More

Thank Linda C
WVMAG, Front Office Manager at Museum of American Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Linda! We are so glad you enjoyed our museum. Please stop back by when you have more time to spend!

Reviewed 19 August 2017

I'm not a glass collector, and I don't know much about historical glass, so for me, this was just ok. I saw some pretty things, but I really would have appreciated more context. The museum is very organized, but it is not organized well. IT...More

Thank chauxgirl
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Hi chauxgirl- thank you for your review! Here at the museum, we are constantly growing, changing, and improving. We always welcome tips and feedback! New things are coming, so please visit again if you are ever in the area!

Reviewed 13 August 2017

I had no idea that there was so much interesting information about glass. We went during the week. We were the only visitors at the time. We enjoyed the information given and the ability to take our time and not have to rush through. The...More

Thank Npiper130
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review! Please come back again!

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We selected this museum for a visit from their website information and were not disappointed. It has dedicated volunteers who have arranged an absolutely beautiful display, both visual and educational, in a relatively small space. They have glass items for purchase as well as many...More

Thank Nancy D
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Hi Nancy-D, thank you for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed our museum. You are correct, we have very hard working and dedicated volunteers that keep our museum running. Please come back!

Reviewed 30 July 2017

I don't really know much about American glass but this place was really interesting. It's free, also so we left a donation. There were people there to ask questions.

Thank lovequilternc
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for your donation. Your generosity is what keeps us going!

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We were in the area with several other couples on a long weekend away and this museum was worth the visit. Even our husband's enjoyed the museum. We were amazed we spent around two hours here. Amazing collection of glass. Don't miss if in the...More

Thank Lena S
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Hi Lena S- thank you for visiting and for your wonderful review!

Reviewed 24 July 2017

I walked by when it was closed, glanced at the windows, and thought all that glass might appeal to my grandmother but certainly not me. But, my host mentioned a marble collection and I had some time after touring the Lunatic Asylum, so I figured...More

1  Thank tnknitter
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Hello tnknitter- we are so glad you and your husband both enjoyed our museum! Thank you for your donation, and please visit again!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I was absolutely shocked to see the size and vastness of the collection to some glass museum displays in such a small town West Virginia I think you should definitely be one of the stops if you're interested in anything to do with glassworks history...More

Thank MoneypennyReview
Management response:Responded 5 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for visiting and the great review!

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