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Venice: Murano Glass Masters of the Ex Chiesa Small Group Tour

Highlights
  • Watch as artisans use precision methods to bend and sculpt glass
  • Sit in a historic former church, with soft music for added ambience
  • Observe the glass-making craft that made Murano famous
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Venice: Murano Glass Masters of the Ex Chiesa Small Group Tour
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Chiara Glass Demo 1:45pmMost Popular
The Glass Masters of the Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara present a unique Murano Glass working demonstration dedicated to their love of creating and working with Murano Glass. Lasting time 30 minutes.
US$8.25
Chiara Glass Demo 11am
The Glass Masters of the Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara presents a unique Murano Glass working demonstration dedicated to their love of creating and working with Murano Glass. Lasting time 30 minutes.
US$8.25
Chiara Glass Demo 10:15am
The Glass Masters of the Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara presents a unique Murano Glass working demonstration dedicated to their love of creating and working with Murano Glass. Lasting time 30 minutes.
US$8.25
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Overview
Murano, a tight cluster of islands on the outskirts of Venice, has been the center of the city’s glassmaking industry since 1291. This small-group glass-blowing demonstration takes place in a historic former church dubbed Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara, and allows you to observe glass-making masters at work as they bend and sculpt glass to create two original pieces before your eyes.
What to Expect

Join us for a remarkable and spectacular show of the Glass Masters of the "Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara" which is dedicated to the love of working with Murano Glass and to the creation of endearing symbols of love by precision glass-making.  You will have a chance to see first-hand the beauty and ambiance of our historic building which was one the church "Ex Chiesa di Santa Chiara". You will be surrounded by soft music and the beautiful works of Murano Glass.  Here, you will be able to observe the masters at work  and watch as they create two original pieces before your eyes.   The show is 30-minutes long.

Reviews (15)
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Reviewed 23 August 2018
Excellent Glass Blowing Demo by Great Glass Artisans

I visited Murano Island with My Wife and two children and discovered The Glass Cathedral by accident and It proved to be a great find. The demonstration was amazing incorporating great skill, showmanship, terrific music and a breath-taking venue. Giuseppe Belluardo and his team are...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 30 October 2017
A lovely experience

We visited on 16 October and after several trips to Venice, finally saw glass being made. This is a lovely space. There are many glass objects that are decorative in the space. The maestro and helper demonstrated glass methods...creating vases, pitchers, ash trays,horses etc. It...More

Thank RAD10977
infoH1186PR, Direttore at The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Dear Guest, thank you for the time taken to share your stay and experience with us. We do have a Bar/Caffè inside our location. We also do lovely evening parties in our space which is a Former church so next time you are in Venice...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Very Interesting

Of course Murano is known for its glass and there's no shortage of choices in Murano. Most establishments that have a glass furnace will have a place where you can watch for a few minutes what's happening but at Ex-Chiesa di Santa Chiara you pay...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile
Beyond imagination

During our 4 day stay at Murano we discovered this majestic place. We were also lucky to arrive just as the master was doing a demonstration that was breathtaking. I strongly recommend to visit the ex Chiesa and to really take your time for a...More

Thank SNOTTENTAP
Reviewed 11 May 2017
Gracious Hosts in a Breathtaking Setting

We didn´t know what to expect but were impressed from the start when looking for a Venetian glass making tour. Our initial contact was by email and with Guiseppe, one of the owners and hosts of Ex-Chiesa di Santa Chiara. The setting is ideal, a...More

Thank Pure_diversion
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