Glashütte Monschau

Monschau

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Visit the glassworks in Monschau and experience the ancient craft of glass blowing. This art whose crafting techniques have been preserved to this day has its origin in the Roman Empire. Learn how a glowing mass consisting of sand, potash and lime can emerge into a sparkling vessel or a lovely glass figurine through skilful drawing, pinching and blowing. You can visit our glassworks with our large exhibit space and sales area year-round. You can observe the glassmaker daily. The entrance is free. Glass stove demonstrations for groups from 15 persons take place daily at the following times: 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 13:45, 14:45, 15:45 and 16:45, last demonstration 17:30. Cost: Presentations at the glass stove: Children, school children and disabled persons 2.00 € Adults 2.50 € Family Cards 6.00 € Groups from 20 people 2.20 € per person Viewing of the exhibits is free

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Opening hours

  • From January 1st to December 31st

    Opening times: From January 1st to December 31st of every year from 10:00 to 18:00 Glass stove demonstrations for groups take place daily at the following times: 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 13:45, 14:45, 15:45 and 16:45. Last demonstration 17:30

Place

Monschau

Contact

Monschauer Glashütte
Burgau 15
52156 Monschau
Phone: (0049) 2472 8025785
Fax: (0049) 2472 8025787

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