Glassblowing Demonstrations

Watch molten glass, drawn from the furnace, blown and pressed into exquisite shapes.

Learn why the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company led the world in the manufacture of glass during the early 19th century.

And don’t forget to stop by our shop so you can take home a piece of the magic with one of our handcrafted glass items.

Glassblowing Demonstrations

Even if you have seen glassblowing before, this up close, hands on demonstration is truly enthralling for adults and entrancing for children. You’ll have the chance to ask questions and engage with our glassblowers, as they demonstrate the techniques that have made the town of Sandwich a hub of American glass making for close to a century.

So why not come see for yourself what makes glassblowing such a mesmerizing art form? Plan your visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum today and witness the drama and beauty of live glassblowing demonstrations. 

Demonstration Schedule

Live demonstrations take place on the hour every day, starting at 10 AM.

The demonstration lasts approximately 20 minutes, with plenty of time for questions afterward.