Museum of Glass

Washington, Tacoma Guide (B): Museum of Glass

Tacoma’s Museum of Glass might not be at the top of your must-see list. But it should be. Until I began seeing photos online of Chihuly’s glass sculptures, I hadn’t really thought much about glass as an art medium at all. When an opportunity arose to visit family in Seattle, I decided I would look into visiting the Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibit at the Seattle Center. Every time I googled Chihuly’s name, I would also find references to a bridge of glass and other Chihuly exhibits at the Tacoma Museum of Glass. It didn’t take me long to realize that I had to see BOTH. While I’d love it if you checked out my visit to Chihuly Garden and Glass, this post is dedicated to all that I loved about the Museum of Glass (MOG) in Tacoma.

Tucked into an enclave amidst Tacoma’s courthouse & museums, railyard, trendy apartments, and marina you will find the Museum of Glass. It’s a beautiful setting for a museum of this type. With an iconic 90-ft cone, an expansive patio adorned with glass sculptures, and the bridge of glass, it also adds significantly to the area’s attractions. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Museum of Glass
Guide Location: USA » Tacoma
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Museum of Glass   bridge of glass   the Crystal Towers   parking  
Author: Tamara Wilcox
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