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Thames Glass

688 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6735
+1 401-846-0576
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Beautiful glass work

Thames Street glass offers the most beautiful hand blown glass treasures. From bowls to christmas... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Newport, Rhode Island
great places

Like I said great places. Castle Hill Inn has the best views. The Poplar House Is an affordable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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We are open for the year and offer glassblowing lessons most days. Please call for available time slots or come watch the glassblowers working. See their finished hand blown glass pieces at Thames Glass Glassblowing Studio & Gallery. Hand Blown Glass by Matthew Buechner since 1981.
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688 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6735
+1 401-846-0576
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Thames Street glass offers the most beautiful hand blown glass treasures. From bowls to christmas ornaments

Thank Cynthanny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like I said great places. Castle Hill Inn has the best views. The Poplar House Is an affordable place to stay close to down town.

Thank waltkopec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The store offers so many beautiful hand made items, it’s a pleasure to browse. I booked a private glass blowing lesson & it was a delightful experience with an outcome far beyond my expectations! I’d decided in advance to try to make a vase and...More

Thank Jersey Darlene N
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We participated in making an ornament as part of an artisan package through Admiral Fitzroy's Inn. We were not sure what how it would be. The artisans who gave us our lesson and helped us with the process were knowledgeable, patient and made us feel...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My daughter and I decided to try something different on our mother/daughter getaway to Newport, Rhode Island. We never knew how to blow glass so this was a perfect choice for us. The shop has beautiful displays. We decided to make our own glass ornament...More

Thank Pati227
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This place is awesome! We both made glass ornaments. It was the coolest experience. Mark, our instructor, was patient and made us both at ease. I would have never thought that we would have such a remembrance of our trip. We also had to bring...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Thames Glass has a good selection of items that are beautifully made and reasonably priced. I found a piece to bring home as my souvenir of Newport.

Thank moose444
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Shane was excellent!! Our group of 5 learned 3 different projects!! A wonderful experience for the group thanks!!

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Lovely shop with beautiful glass pieces and reasonably priced. We found a lovely piece to bring home as a memory of Newport.

Thank GinnyandRon
Reviewed 29 August 2017

There were six of us, 18 - 62 y.o. We all did a piece and cannot wait to receive our ornaments or paperweights. Shane was our instructor - very patient and very skilled. Would definitely visit again!

Thank Karen W
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17 March 2016|
Response from Aardvark47 | Reviewed this property |
You can go to their website: thamesglass
22 December 2014|
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Response from ThamesGlass | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in “making your own glass” at Thames Glass. It is $38 to “make your own glass ornament” with lots of help from a skilled glassblower, which takes about 10 minutes, $65 to make a paperweight... More