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Oglebay Institute Glass Museum

Wheeling, WV
+1 800-624-6988
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He's Back this is a Must See

We went in on Friday morning. 11/3 and the furnace was up and the glass blower was in full... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard D
Hershey, Pennsylvania

Ben and Mrs Too stopped here last week, and spent an enjoyable morning BUT. We entered the glass... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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The museum displays glass items and has a demonstration area for glass blowers, cutters, and decorators.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“glass museum” (31 reviews)
“punch bowl” (7 reviews)
“gift shop” (13 reviews)
Wheeling, WV
+1 800-624-6988
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in on Friday morning. 11/3 and the furnace was up and the glass blower was in full production. It is a great thing to watch and when they have a bit of time they will educate you a bit. The museum is fantastic....More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ben and Mrs Too stopped here last week, and spent an enjoyable morning BUT. We entered the glass museum through the front door, which actually opens into the gift shop, where some very beautiful glass objects are for sale. We were directed to the rear...More

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 9 October 2017

The museum was interesting (which was more than I expected out of it), but what I really loved was looking at all of the items in the gift shop!

Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Friendly staff, beautiful glass, nice gifts, inspiring grounds and nice items to choose from! I purchased some nice presents for christmas. Loved the lamps and glassware!

Thank cherylr385
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Even if you are not into glassware, this is an interesting story of area history and industry. Worth the admission just to see the giant punch bowl.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We were short on time to tour the museum. Really deserves a couple of hours. Amazing glass and important piece of history. Well worth the visit for glassies.

Thank 518pk
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

It's a cool place to see the local and state glass makers but honestly unless your into glass, save your money

Thank Srmccracken
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This was our kid free weekend so we enjoyed this and the mansion museum at a nice leisurely pace as we arrived at the resort before our room was ready. We enjoyed walking around and reading the signs. I wish they had more details about...More

Thank JBArtistic
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

The glass museum was wonderful, especially the glass blower. My favorite part of the entire visit. Just make sure you arrive before 4pm as the glass blower closes up shop early. Would recommend.

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A great place to visit and to see some truly beautiful art; no 2 hand blown pieces are identical and yet they form such perfect sets!

Thank ldwat1952
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Diane C
29 September 2016|
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Response from Shryock K | Reviewed this property |
They are located at 465 Lodge Dr., Wheeling, WV. They are in the lower level of the Carriage Glass House. Their website has more information and photographs.
Irina G
15 November 2015|
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Response from CDLSC | Reviewed this property |
That's a tough one! The best I could find for you is their phone number - 304-242-7272. It's worth pursuing if you can -