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New Zealand Glassworks

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2 Rutland Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-927 6803
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Very interesting

Fascinating artwork. Many unique artworks on display. Unfortunately a bit out of my price range... read more

Reviewed today
DavoQJ999
Excellent Glass Arts

This place provides visitors a short glimpse of how beautiful glassworks art are. Displays of fine... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
santo t
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Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“glass blowing” (9 reviews)
“glass artists” (9 reviews)
“for sale” (8 reviews)
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2 Rutland Street, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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+64 6-927 6803
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Reviewed today

Fascinating artwork. Many unique artworks on display. Unfortunately a bit out of my price range. Recommend spending some time watching the artisans at work down below.

Thank DavoQJ999
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This place provides visitors a short glimpse of how beautiful glassworks art are. Displays of fine glass crafts at the upper level let the visitors to admire how awesome they are. At the workshop where visitors can see from the upper floor, at certain times...More

Thank santo t
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We had such a great time watching the artists the morning we were in Whanganui. We probably were there for two hours just memorized by the process. The artist was great at explaining what he was doing and it was so nice that everyone joined...More

Thank Carly B
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We read the reviews and expected it to be more impressive. The place was tiny though and there wasn’t much to see and do.

Thank Helena V
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I have seen a few glassblowing places and must say, this is way better than the others.. great viewing, beautiful work and pleasant surroundings.

1  Thank ladibom
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

In a quiet and nice side street not far away from everything, this gallery just opened when we got there. Friendly staff and beautiful exhibits.

Thank jobst56
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

We went in for a few minutes to watch them work but were amazed at how much of an art and a science blowing glass is. The gallery has some lovely blowing glass work and the factory staff were wonderful and welcoming.

1  Thank LKSReviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

New Zealand Glassworks is a dynamic working glass studio and showroom in one location. First there's the hot shop with a street level viewing gallery perched just above the dramatic glass workshop one level down. You can see the glow and feel the atmosphere of...More

1  Thank Allen C
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The glassworks were open early on a Sunday with artists making absolutely wonderful pieces right in front of us. It was so entertaining and interesting to sit and watch the thousand degrees of heat on the glass was turned into magnificent light shades. Well worth...More

1  Thank Anna G
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

The way they have set up the glassworks, with a gallery where you can sit and watch them at work, makes this a very worthwhile place to visit. There's always someone working with glass, and they happily interactive and explain what they are doing. There's...More

1  Thank Rick M
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