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|Company/School Name:||Sandwich Glass museum||Major Classification: Hot Shop (Furnace Glassblowing) |
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|Address Line 1:||129 Main Street|
|Address Line 2:||Sells RETAIL|
|Country:||USA||Invite Public to Watch Work/Classes|
Watch molten glass, drawn from the furnace, blown and pressed into exquisite shapes.
Learn why the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company led the world in the manufacture of glass during the early 19th century.
The glassblower selects someone from each audience to press an actual piece of glass.
The 20 minute demonstration takes place every half hour with plenty of time for questions afterward.
Even if you have seen glassblowing before this up close, hands on demonstration is truly enthralling for adults and mesmerizing for children.
The Mission of the Sandwich Glass Museum, incorporated as the Sandwich Historical Society, is to promote a broad understanding and appreciation of Sandwich town history,
with particular emphasis on the unique contribution of the glass industry to the local community, the region, the nation, and the world.