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Dorotheenhütte Wolfach, Wolfach

(3.7/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
At Dorotheenhütte Wolfach, learn about 2,000 years of glass-making history, including demonstrations of various methods and tools. Get involved in the process by making your own glass vase. Choose the colors and shape, then help the professional glassblower blow the vase. It's a great hands-on experience, especially for children, and you can purchase the vase at the end of your visit for 15 euros. A wonderful selection of traditional and modern glassware is available, and they'll even pack and ship your purchases for you. Make Dorotheenhütte Wolfach a part of your Wolfach vacation plans using our Wolfach trip itinerary builder.
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  • We were told by friends if we had time to stop by. It was a fantastic experience! Not only was the food amazing, but the staff were so incredibly patient with our young children, allowing them to have...  more »
  • Although we have several times visited glassworks in the Bavarian Forest, this was very interesting. Special highlight: a vase itself blow (15 euros). The employees are very friendly and helpful, also in gastronomy one tries hard to the guest. Unfortunately, the glass blowing additional entrance fee which is somewhat annoying in local prices. However, the exhibition is very informative, so should be not afraid of them.
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  • Very interesting look to the art and history of glass blowing. Bubbles for CHF 15.-EUR is a great souvenir glass vases himself. The restaurant was fine.
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  • Glass Museum in the Black Forest. A nice experience viewing the small museum as well as getting a glass vase blown for a fee
  • Great place to bring the kids. The staff was very friendly, and it was made for a great couple of hours.
  • Horrible, rude personel, expensive and the glass in the shop is not made by Dorotheenhuette. In the area of Wolfach is little else to do. It's a typical place where busloads of tourists go. Better go to Glashuette Buhlbach in Baiersbronn. This is real authentic with friendly personel. All the glass they have in the shop is made by themselves. They also have a small museum which is very nice. In Baiersbronn are loads of good things to do so the trip will not be just for the glass. Don't go to Wolfach...we were very disappointed last summer.
  • This is a great place, I absolutely loved it! The glass blowing is awesome and the glass shop has some amazing products!
  • Interesting place to watch, but rather small