Morgantown Glass Museum

Owned by private collector Kurt Ly, the Morgantown Glass Museum showcases glass art by the Morgantown Glass Company, the Seneca Glass Company, and the Gentile Glass Company. The museum has a collection of over 5,000 pieces for groups to see. Many of the pieces on display are rare glass from 1893-1980. Groups can make an appointment to see the museum’s unique glass works, which include vases, goblets, paperweights, finger bowls, and a variety of decorative pieces.
 
Contact Info
Address: 1628 Mileground Road, Morgantown WV 26505. Monongalia County. Tel: 304-685-5760. Website: www.morgantownglassmuseum.com. Hrs: By appointment.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art.

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