The Sandwich Historical Society and Glass Museum interpret the history of the town and its glass industry. Exhibits of glass and historical items tell the story of the town’s greatest contribution to the American Industrial Revolution. Displays offer more than 6,000 pieces, in fifteen galleries, created by the different glass companies in Sandwich during the 19th and 20th centuries. The Museum also includes daily glassblowing demonstrations, a multi-media theater, a contemporary glass gallery, and special exhibitions.
Located in the heart of Sandwich village, the Museum houses a dazzling Museum Store featuring contemporary glass artists as well as reproductions. The Museum Store offers perfumes, jewelry, paperweights, vases and ornaments. In addition visitors can view the intriguing world of glassblowing and interact with out glassblowers as they demonstrate their craft in all its complexity. Family friendly and interactive, this unique museum is a “must” during your visit.
Open daily 9:30 am–5 pm April–December. Open 9:30 am-4 pm February & March, Wednesday through Sunday. Closed January, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
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