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Our Visit to the Museum of Glass in Corning, NY

Our Visit to the Museum of Glass in Corning, NY

In January 2008, we took a trip to Corning, NY, to visit the illustrious Museum of Glass in Corning. We spent over four hours there, and that wasn’t nearly enough! Here are some of the highlights of our trip. Upon first walking in, were were assaulted with a carnival-like atmosphere of gift shops, small display […]

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Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, NY

Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, NY

The kids just love everything Western. And this museum has everything! Western art (spectacular displays!), dress-ups, artifacts, and more! We especially liked seeing the actual Indian buckskin suit and the enormous bison head on a plaque. Wow!

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Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY Part 3

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY Part 3

In this part, we got to explore the “sciency” part of the museum with various hands-on displays. And we watched a glass-making demonstration! What a very, very cool museum. We’ll be back!

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Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY Part 2

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY Part 2

Some museums you just never want to leave. You haven’t even begun to explore half the place when it’s suddenly closing time. The CMOG is the museum of museums. Just… wow!

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