Located halfway between New York City and Niagara Falls, Corning & the Finger Lakes offers the best of both worlds: museums with exquisite art from around the globe and some of the most spectacular views to be found.
At The Corning Museum of Glass, glass isn’t just for looking at or looking through. At this Museum, you can explore, research, touch, work with, and interact with glass.
The Corning Museum of Glass offers:
- The world’s best collection of art and historical glass. More than 45,000 objects trace 3,500 years of glassmaking history. Read our collections policy.
- Hands-on exhibits that tell the story of the science and technology behind innovations in glass.
- Live, narrated glassblowing demonstrations all day, every day.
- Make Your Own Glass, the Museum’s unique try-it-yourself glassmaking program.
- A fully equipped glassworking Studio offering year-round courses in all levels of glassmaking.
- The Rakow Research Library, the world’s library of record and the finest collection of research materials related to the art, history, craft and technology of glass.
- An 18,000 square-foot GlassMarket, where you can purchase glass treasures from around the world.
The Corning Museum of Glass is where the world turns to learn more about the art, history, craft, or technology of this incredible material. Spend some time at the Museum, and we guarantee you’ll learn to see glass in a whole new light.
Open Every Day – 9am – 8pm
May 27 through September 5
Closed only 4 days per year:
January 1, Thanksgiving Day, December 24, December 25
The Corning Museum of Glass is located in the Finger Lakes Wine Country region of New York State, just off exit 46 on I-86.
- Visitor Center to help you plan your visit to the region.
- Museum Mobile App (rent an iPod Touch or download to your device prior to your visit).
- Two on-site restaurants: our GlassMarket Café and Coffee Bar.
- Free parking, including general admission parking, RV parking, and motorcoach parking.
Free shuttle-bus service to:
- The Corning Museum of Glass
- The Rockwell Museum of Western Art
- Historic Market Street in Corning’s Gaffer District
For more information, visit http://www.cmog.org/