Glass artists working with the kiln

Canberra Glassworks

See the beauty and versatility of glass in a new light at the Canberra Glassworks, housed in the historic Kingston Power House. Take a self-guided tour and discover some of Canberra's heritage at this contemporary glass centre, the only one of its kind in Australia.

See professional glass artists at work, make your own glass paperweight or take introductory glass courses from experts and see their striking exhibitions.

Bookings required for paperweights and other glass courses.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Wednesday to Sunday: 10am - 4pm.

ENTRY COSTS

Free

TICKETS

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING

Ranked #22 of 195 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Very Interesting

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Seeing how the glass is made and various areas is informative. There is also an area of glass art for sale and a small gallery with changing exhibitions.There is a cafe on sight. The area is right on...

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Very interesting

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was surprised at how interesting this was. Great to watch first hand how glass is made especially in the factory which is 100 years old

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An afternoon making a paperweight

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Today we went to the Canberra Glassworks and had the best time making a paperweight. Sui was our tutor and he was brilliant. So good at his job and lots of fun. If made us feel relaxed and was...

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FEATURES

  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Interactive Centre
  • Lockers
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop