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UK Glass Museums

Broadfield House Glass Museum

Houses an important collection of glass from the 17th century to the present; located in the historic Stourbridge Glass Quarter.

National Glass Centre

Provides exhibits, activities, and worshops on glass and glassmaking in Britain. Includes educational listings. Sunderland, United Kingdom. NGC_GlassCentre

Red House Glass Cone

Gives an insight into the practices, history and traditions of glassmaking. There are exhibition galleries, detailing the story of glassmaking in the Stourbridge area, as well as the history of the cone itself.

Turner Museum of Glass

The University of Sheffield's comprehensive collection of nineteenth and twentieth century glass; includes a history, admissions details, and visitor guide.

Victoria & Albert Museum

Holds the National Collection of Glass. It includes more than 6000 pieces, from the Middle East, Europe and America, and illustrates the 4000-year history of glass, from the 2nd millennium BC to the present.

The World of Glass

A museum of glass and glass making, with permanent exhibitions of glass making, and glass through history; also offers an online museum and details of their education programme. TheWorldofGlass

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