*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* The World of Glass

Chalon Way East
St Helens
Merseyside
WA10 1BX

Tel: +44 (0)1744 22766

*TEMPORARILY CLOSED* The World of Glass

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Concession£6.00 per person per day
Adult£8.00 per person per day
Child (5 - 16)£6.00 per person per day
Family (1 adult, 2 children)£17.00 per ticket
Family (2 adults, 2 children)£24.00 per ticket
Student£6.00 per person per day

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

The museum has two great galleries to explore - the Glass Roots Gallery explains the history of glass and its important role in everyday life, with artifacts dating back to Ancient Egypt, and the Earth into Light Gallery tells the story of what made St. Helens great from its humble beginnings to its rise a world leader in glass making.

There are live glassblowing demonstrations daily and you can try your hand at blowing a glass bauble on one of the glass blowing courses.

See the Victorian furnace and explore the underground tunnels of the worlds first regenerative glass making furnace, built in 1887 by William Windle Pilkington.

For inquisitive minds of all ages, visit the Mirror Maze to try and find the resident wizard!

You can also treat yourself with some retail therapy in the on-site Artisan Gift Shop and enjoy delicious home cooked food in St Helens' only canal-side cafe.

All of the exhibitions in the programme are free to enter. Check out the exhibitions and what's on pages on the website to see what's happening in the coming months.

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      251
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      117
    • Average
      26
    • Poor
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    Recent Reviews:

    • rodj774
      Birmingham, United Kingdom
      Nice place
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 6th June 2021
      Enjoyed a quick trip with kids over half term, staff nice and friendly good way to waste a few hours. Read full review
    • scouse_mouse_2000uk
      Liverpool, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Friends getaway
      Third Visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 10th July 2021
      This is my third visit with hubby, but this time we took a couple of friends. It is actually free to get in, but if you want to see the glassblowing demonstration and the showing of the history of... Read full review
    • Road829564
      nice food
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 15th July 2021
      enjoy eating in the world of glass.A different dish each day on offer. Very bright and clean with lovely friendly staff Read full review

    Opening Times

    2021 (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)

    * 1 March - 31 October, 10am - 5pm (last entry 3pm) | 1 November - 28 February, 10am - 4pm (last entry 2.30pm) | Please note The World of Glass is closed Sundays, all Bank Holiday Mondays, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

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