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 371 REVIEWS

Ranked #24 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Certificate of Excellence 2020

“POWER ON”

Reviewed on 26/08/2020

Interesting gallery display. As the remainder of the works was closed to the public for current health requirements this a limited feview.

Review by

rossmcgr

“Great group creative activity”

Reviewed on 26/01/2020

Years ago we were mesmerised watching the glass artists at work so Canberra Glassworks was a priority this trip. We booked ahead for both a tour and to get creative and make glass mosaic tiles. The...

Review by

bigadventure5

“Great demonstration and samples”

Reviewed on 21/12/2019

I'd always wanted to see glass blowing and this demonstration was wonderful. As you watch, the odd question that crosses your mind causes you to look around and notice posters with those very...

Review by

karenzmcbride

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