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Corning Museum Of Glass In New York


Founded in 1951, Corning Museum of Glass is the world’s largest glass museum in Corning, New York. We visited the museum on our way to Niagara Falls.

If you’re keen to learn the art, science and history of glass, this is the place to be. It has on display 35 centuries of glass artistry, from the Roman and Islamic periods up to modern art glass; has live demonstrations for glassblowing, glass breaking, lamp working; has exhibits showing commercial uses of glass like fiber optics, telescope lens; has thousands of glass artworks by renowned artists.

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14 comments

  1. Incredible works. We have a glass museum in the town I live in too and it has some gorgeous new and old items.

  2. Lovely photos. I’m fascinated by glass 🙂

  3. Cool pics. Thank you for checking my blog and following. Really nice to check out your blog too. I like what I see!

  4. One of my favorite museums — did you see the Roman cage cups?

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