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Museum of Glass



1801 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Info Line: 253.284.4750 / 1.866.4MUSEUM
Admission Desk: 253.284.4719

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All glass, all the time. Housed in a striking building distinguished by its iconic 90-foot-high cone, the Museum of Glass features ongoing glassblowing demonstrations in the Hot Shop Amphitheater, where visitors learn about the creative challenges of working with molten glass. The 13,000 square feet of gallery space is dedicated to changing exhibitions of works executed in glass. A hands-on art studio is available for visitors of all ages, our theater shows a variety of films on artists who work in glass, and the Museum Store offers a large selection of glass objects. The Museum is located on the picturesque Thea Foss Waterway and is part of the Tacoma Museum District, which is linked by the Chihuly Bridge of Glass.

hours

Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


upcoming events

Martin Blank's 'Fluent Steps' Installation
April 18, 2009 - December 31, 2014

Incoming! Selections from the Permanent Collection
May 16, 2009 - June 27, 2010

Preston Singletary: Echoes, Fire, and Shadows
July 11, 2009 - September 19, 2010

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