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For a nice selection of blown glass and free demonstration pon glass blowing from realy friendly... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Bigcaintoad
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Perth, Australia
Really appreciated the glass

We visited Blast to see some fine glass. I stepped in, and I saw a variety of glass artworks all... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Jimin H
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Seoul, South Korea
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World's northernmost glass blowing studio located in downtown Tromso. We are open monday to saturday, and producing glass during the weekdays. If you are lucky you can see the artist in action! All the items are made and designed by us in our...more
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Peder Hansens gate 4, Tromso 9008, Norway
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Four of us got vouchers to blow some water glasses here and had the best time! I can’t remember his name but we had the apprentice helping us out and he was incredible. He explained everything very thoroughly and gave us a lot of information...More

Thank taygenhughes
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Some nice glass and you get a chance to see them making it all! Great place to catch a rest while seeing the town. Keep in mind prices in Norway are triple what you think they should be.

Thank ks358
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Sure glad we walked in here. Not only did the 1000 C furnaces warm us up, the staff was very friendly and it was cool watching them work. They answered all of our questions, whether about glass making or local places to go. Purchased a...More

Thank KButler2008
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here initially to escape the cold... we were in for such a treat. The 3 artists were in the throes of making plates. The owner stopped to chat and she explained what they were working on and talked us through the stages of...More

Thank DoItNow99
Silja S, Sjef at Blast, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

:-) so glad you liked our studio! We prefer blowing glass when its HOT!! Welcome back if you are in Tromsø! Silja Blåst

Reviewed 14 February 2018

We watched the glass blowers make a heart (it was just before Valentine's day) and a paperweight. They were really informative and friendly, explaining how different items were made. Lots of beautiful things in the shop. Also the warmest place in Tromso!

Thank Mrs Sue S
Silja S, Daglig leder at Blast, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thanks for the nice words, Mrs Sue S! - Blåst

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Been there on 30th December @ 10 AM and i asked if there is any glass making activity and he said probably NO. So returned back immediately since other than glass making his items to be sold are not that attractive to buy.

Thank p j
Reviewed 24 December 2017

For a nice selection of blown glass and free demonstration pon glass blowing from realy friendly staff.

Thank Bigcaintoad
Silja S, Daglig leder at Blast, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

:-) Welcome back!

Reviewed 22 December 2017

We visited Blast to see some fine glass. I stepped in, and I saw a variety of glass artworks all made by Blast employees. I really appreciated the glass and will definitely visit Blast again. In addition, I highly guarantee visiting Blast while visiting Tromso.

Thank Jimin H
Silja S, Daglig leder at Blast, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

That makes us so happy!

Reviewed 25 November 2017

Blast is just to the west side of town its easy to find and would interest anyone in the arts. First off I would say that no one in their right mind goes to Norway for the shopping, as everything is so expensive but particularly...More

1  Thank andycoldham
Silja S, Daglig leder at Blast, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thanks Andy, and welcome back next time!

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We visited here because it was on the Tromso tourist map and I am glad we did! We went in and looked at the lovely items and I saw a lady getting a lesson off of one of the artists so I booked in for...More

Thank Laurenoflondon
Silja S, Daglig leder at Blast, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

So nice you made the glass and the ornament! and it turned out very pretty! All the best from Blåst!

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