New Zealand Glassworks, Whanganui

(4.9/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
New Zealand Glassworks - Te Whare Tūhua o Te Ao (NZG) is the new national centre for glass art located in Whanganui.

NZG is an exciting and interactive glass facility open to the entire community. The new facility offers an open access studio to glass artists, runs workshops to all abilities and presents and promotes the work of leading New Zealand glass artists in the gallery. The centre is a major attraction for local visitors and tourists alike and a great place to see first-hand, the incredible processes of glass art.
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TripAdvisor
  • Here you can see how glassblowers and artists work. In the attached Gallery, the art objects made of glass are exhibited and for sale to purchase. Admission is not included. Courses are offered for those interested.
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  • I really enjoyed looking around this working glassworks (though unfortunately it wasn't operating on the day we visited. Lots of inspiring glass art on display, and helpful staff made the visit well w...  more »
  • What a pleasure watching the creations from glass happen in front of you. Great access for disabled people and it meant I got to see everything. It is hot so don't wear to much :)  more »
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  • Very interesting site, wide variety of artists, chatty and well informed people on site. I throughly enjoyed my visit.
  • Amazing place to learn glass blowing
  • Great friendly staff.
  • A must visit for locals and tourists
  • Best ever