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Museum of American Glass

230 Main Ave, Weston, WV 26452
+1 304-269-5006
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AMAZING GLASS

As a glass lover I totally and thoroughly enjoyed this museum. It was a destination for a short... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kruzinkate
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Columbus, Ohio
Very interesting!

My husband and I planned a quick stop to the museum after a visit to the Asylum and before checking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
flatfaces
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Hickory, North Carolina
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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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  • Average5%
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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230 Main Ave, Weston, WV 26452
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a glass lover I totally and thoroughly enjoyed this museum. It was a destination for a short get away. My husband, not a glass lover even enjoyed himself and was in awe of all of the different displays. I can't wait for a return...More

Thank kruzinkate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I planned a quick stop to the museum after a visit to the Asylum and before checking into the Stonewall Resort; I am so glad we did! We both found it very interesting and really enjoyed talking with the museum curator. He...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very interesting to get to know the history of glass in West Virginia. Beautiful art deco glass and classic glass.

Thank PaulFKisak
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

A great glass museum. Beautiful old glass pieces vases bowls animals etc. Had a greatttttttttttttt time checking out their displays very very well organize and informative

Thank PACoxM
WVMAG, Front Office Manager at Museum of American Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello! Thanks so much for leaving such a kind review of our museum. Please come back!

Reviewed 6 October 2017

My cousin and I are glass "nuts" and this place met all of our expectations. Their collection of Carnival Glass (my passion) was mind boggling. It was interesting to see the many glass factories that used to be in West Virginia. Some I had never...More

Thank sspaulding2017
WVMAG, Front Office Manager at Museum of American Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi! We are so glad you had a great time at our museum. Thank you for the review. Please stop back by!

Reviewed 5 October 2017

This museum has an enormous collection of American made glass with an emphasis on West Virginia made glass. Several donors have given large collections to the museum, notably the Steuben Glass collection which is quite stunning in its quality. Other reviewers have commented on the...More

Thank happyegghead
WVMAG, Front Office Manager at Museum of American Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello! We greatly appreciate such a wonderful, detailed review. We are always growing and changing, so please stop in again!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

You can watch the glass blowing process taking place. It is quite warm in the building so dress appropriately. Very interesting things to see and buy.More

Thank unhappytraveler0810
WVMAG, Front Office Manager at Museum of American Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! However, I believe you meant to review West Virginia American Art Glass, or perhaps Appalachian Glass. We unfortunately do not have glass blowing here. Just making sure to give credit where credit is due!...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

We stumbled on this wonderful museum because of a road sigh and it was worth the side trip to visit. Glass in so many forms , shapes and colors. The museum is self guided and free. Metered parking is available.

Thank Randy G
WVMAG, Front Office Manager at Museum of American Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Randy! We are so glad you enjoyed our museum. Thank you for the kind review. Please visit again!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

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 11 September 2017

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

Reviewed 8 September 2017

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 11 September 2017

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

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