Corning Museum of Glass – Wednesday – August 7, 2013

Visiting museums is not something Bill and I usually do.  However, on several occasions, when we told someone we were coming to this area they said, “You have to see the Corning Museum of Glass!”  So today, we did just that:o))

It was about an hour drive south of Sampson State Park. 00 - Travel Map from Sampson SP to Corning, NY
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The drive was through the beautiful wine country and there was no traffic. 
 01 - Travel to Corning - Weeping  Willow on Rt 414

01b - Travel to Corning - Vineyard on Rt 414

01b2 - Travel to Corning - Vineyard on Rt 414

01b3 - Travel to Corning - Rt  414 waterfall along the hwy  01c - Travel to Corning - past Watkins Glen SP picked up Rt 14

01de - Travel to Corning - Rt 14 through country to corning  01f - Travel to Corning - Rt 14 no traffic and right to museum

01g - Travel to Corning - museum welcome center and parking lot  02 - Corning Glass Museum - Entrance and Construction

Click HERE to go to the Corning Museum of Glass web site. 

It is a large museum which could take a couple days to see in detail.  Bill and I spent the better part of the day exploring the displays and watching the different demonstrations.  Below is just a small sample of the beautiful glass creations we saw!!

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02b - Corning Glass Museum - Sculpture in the Lobby    02c - Corning Glass Museum - Glass Sculpture


02f - Corning Glass Museum - Blue Goblets    02f2- Corning Glass Museum - Unique Goblets 

02g - Corning Glass Museum - Glass Snuff Bottles 


02g3 - Corning Glass Museum - Stained Glass

02h - Corning Glass Museum - Micromosaic Sign02h2 - Corning Glass Museum - Micromosaic

02j1 - Corning Glass Museum - Paperweight  02j2 - Corning Glass Museum - Paperweight02j3 - Corning Glass Museum - Paperweight  02j4 - Corning Glass Museum - Paperweight

02k - Corning Glass Museum - Cut Glass

02l - Corning Glass Museum - Blown Glass

02m1 - Corning Glass Museum - Glass Blowing Demo

02m2 - Corning Glass Museum - Glass Blowing Demo


  1. Like you, I'm not much of a museum goer anymore. Can I assume you agree it's a must see? Sure looks amazing. And so does the drive. Fabulous pictures.

  2. What amazing talent and works of art! Beautiful!

  3. I've also heard the Corning Glass Museum is something to see, after looking at your pictures, it is now on the Bucket List. :c)

  4. Beautiful glass! I am quite sure you didn't bring home any souvenirs! :-)

  5. Blowing glass is a true art form. So is nature. Beautiful glasswork and beautiful countryside to ride through! Makes for a very nice day.

  6. Beautiful drive, and what a feast for the eyes at the museum! Just gorgeous!