Looking for a unique and fascinating museum experience?
Look no further than the Sandwich Glass Museum!
Located in the heart of historic Sandwich, Massachusetts, the Sandwich Glass Museum is a must-see destination for anyone interested in the art and science of glassmaking. With exhibits spanning over three centuries of glassmaking history, you’ll discover the beauty and versatility of this incredible material like never before.
Step back in time as you explore the museum’s galleries, filled with beautifully crafted glass pieces from local artisans.
Watch live glassblowing demonstrations every hour on the hour, and learn about the various techniques used to create these stunning works of art.
But that’s not all! The Sandwich Glass Museum also features a variety of special events and programs, from workshops and lectures to family-friendly activities and seasonal exhibits.
So whether you’re a history buff, a supporter of regional arts and crafts, or just looking for a fun and educational day trip, the Sandwich Glass Museum has something for everyone. Come see for yourself why we’re one of the most beloved museums in New England. We can’t wait to welcome you!
Planning your visit
Sandwich Glass Museum is located at 129 Main Street, corner of Rte. 130 (Main Street) and Tupper Road, Sandwich, MA 02563, across the street from the town pond and the Old Town Hall.
Parking and the entrance to the Museum are just around the corner on Tupper Road.
Face coverings are optional for vaccinated persons.
Hours of operation
Summer hours: The Museum is open daily April 1 – December 30 from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. In order to see everything the Museum has to offer, we recommend that you plan to arrive no later than 3:30 p.m.
Winter hours: The Museum will be closed the month of January. In February and March the Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Holidays: The Museum is closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
Tickets are available for purchase upon arrival. No appointments necessary.
Ages 6-14: $2.00
Age 5 and under: Free
Seniors 65+: $11.00
Card to Culture Discount
The Sandwich Glass Museum is proud to participate in the Card to Culture program, a collaboration between Mass Cultural Council and the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, and the Massachusetts Health Connector, designed to broaden accessibility to cultural programming.
Bus tours and group rates
Please contact Sarah at email@example.com about bus tours and other group rates.
The Museum is handicap accessible.
We welcome legally registered service animals. For service animal guidelines in Massachusetts, please click here.
Directions to the Museum
The Sandwich Glass Museum is located at 129 Main Street, Sandwich, MA 02563, opposite Old Town Hall. The entrance is located on Tupper Road.
From the Mid-Cape Highway (Rte.6):
Take exit #59 . Turn left on Rte. 130 North, until you enter Sandwich Village. Bear left after Main Street turn, the Museum is on the right opposite Old Town Hall. Parking lot and Entrance are located on the Tupper Road side of the building.
From Rte. 28:
From the Sagamore Bridge/Bourne take Route 6A East to Route 130 (turn right) – Continue on 130 South for about 3 miles. The Museum will be on your left directly opposite the Old Town Hall – at the corner of 130 and Tupper Road. Entrance is located on Tupper Road.
From Boston and points north:
Take Rte. 3 south across the Sagamore Bridge. Route 3 becomes Rte. 6 at the bridge. Follow the directions from the Mid-Cape Highway. Allow one hour from downtown Boston in normal traffic.
From Providence and points west:
Take Interstate 195 to its termination at Rte. 25 and follow the signs to Cape Cod. Cross the Bourne Bridge and circle the rotary to the third road (Sandwich Road) and head north along the canal. Follow the signs to Rte. 6 just before the Sagamore Bridge. Follow the directions from the Mid-Cape Highway. Allow one hour from Providence and 30 minutes from New Bedford.