Visiting with a Family

Visiting with a Family

Think kids and glass don't mix? Think again! At The Corning Museum of Glass, there are plenty of ways for all ages to explore glass — and at a very affordable price.

Kids of all ages are mesmerized by hot glassmaking and have plenty of hands-on opportunities to explore the Museum every day. Also, check out our family-friendly, affordable programs that take place all year long.

Learn more about the Finger Lakes region and other family-friendly activities in the area, to help plan your visit.

Live Glass Demonstrations

Live Glass Demonstrations
Glassblowing, flameworking, even glass breaking: choose from live narrated demonstrations each day. The best news? All demonstrations are included in Museum admission.

35 Centuries of Glass Art & History

35 Centuries of Glass Art & History
You'll be amazed at what can be made out of glass—from a tiny portrait of an Egyptian pharaoh to a bowl of fruit fit for a giant.

Be a Glass Detective

Be a Glass Detective
Engage your children by using fun scavenger hunts. Follow the clues to find interesting works in the galleries.

Hands-on Glass Innovation Center

Hands-on Innovation Center
Bend light, bend glass, and bend your imagination. Do It! stations throughout the Innovation Center let you try things with glass you never thought possible.

Make Your Own Glass

Make Your Own Glass
Fire up your creative side! Fuse a frame, sandblast a cup, flamework a bead, or blow an ornament at the furnace. (Additional fees apply; projects exist for all ages. Space is limited so reserve your tickets online today!)

Special Meals for Kids
Just the right food in just the right size. Kid's Meals are available at a kid-friendly cost.

Children in a GlassMarket?

Children in a GlassMarket?
You bet! Our Museum's store appeals to our younger visitors, too. Find science-related items, toys and inexpensive jewelry—guaranteed not to break the piggy bank.