Canberra Glassworks

Canberra Glassworks

Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.

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. Visit our website for a full range of Make Your Own experiences, Creative Workshops and School Holiday Programs.

Bookings required for paperweights and other glass courses.

  • Man making glass object
    Man making glass object
  • Glass artists working with the kiln
    Australia's leading glass artists in action
  • People making tiles at an Off The Street class
    Making tiles at an Off The Street class
  • Glass works for sale
    Shop
  • torch blowing fire to shape glass
    torch blowing fire to shape glass
  • Ben Edols

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Wednesday to Sunday: 10am - 4pm.

COSTS

Free

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Location

Canberra Glassworks

11 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston Foreshore, Kingston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Cafe

Carpark

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 374 REVIEWS

Ranked #22 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“Could have sat there all day watching the artists at work”

Reviewed on 08/05/2021

If you love watching artists make things out of molten glass then this is the place for you. While we were there someone was making birds, paper weights & glasses while another artist explained the...

Review by

JennyC0309

“Shame about the absent glass blowers”

Reviewed on 28/03/2021

Unfortunately there were no glass blowers at work on the day that we visited which left the visit a bit flat. It was still an interesting place to look around with a nice gift shop.

Review by

Valerie D

“Lovely gift store”

Reviewed on 07/11/2020

Small but working glass works where you can watch artists making their creations - quite interesting. Some lovely pieces and jewellery for sale in the store.

Review by

AmazingGracie17

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