Street Address
129 Main Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 103
129 Main Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
phone: 508-888-0251
fax: 508-888-4941
e-mail: sgm@sandwichglassmuseum.org
web: www.sandwichglassmuseum.org
Hours
Daily April - December 9:30AM -5:00PM Closed January. Open February and March Wednesday -Sunday 9:30AM-4:00PM Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
Admissions
General Admission: $6.00 Adults; $1.25 Children 6-14 Groups of 10 or more special rate. Reservations required.
General Admission: $8
Children (6-14 $2
Services
Gift Shop
Online Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Staff
Katie Campbell, Director
phone: 508-888-0251
Eliane Thomas, Public Relations
phone: 508-888-0251
Dorothy Hogan-Schofield, Curator
phone: 508-888-0251
Robert Lee Ward, Retail Manager
phone: 508-888-0251
Sarah Terhorst, Administration/Bus Tours
phone: 508-888-0251

Description

Sandwich Glass Museum displays over 6,000 glass objects in 15 galleries. Glassblowing demonstrations daily on the hour;multi-media presentation; special exhibits; contemporary gallery; dazzling Museum Store.

Mission

The Mission of the Sandwich Glass Museum, incorporated as the Sandwich Historical Society, is to promote a broad understanding and appreciation of Sandwich town history, with particular emphasis on the unique contribution of the glass industry to the local community, the region, the nation, and the world.

History

Glassmaking began in Sandwich in 1825 with the founding of a small factory by Deming Jarves and was known as the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company. The factory operated until 1888, when it shut its doors. The Sandwich Historical Society was incorporated in 1907.

Artifacts Collections

OVer 6000 glass objects made in Sandwich between 1825-1888 housed in fourteen galleries.

Educational Programs

3 Exhibitions yearly; family workshop; gallery tours; lectures; walking tours of Sandwich Village; educators guide.

    Facilities

    Auditoriums

    Lecture Halls

    Library

    Access: Students, Scholars, Staff Only, Members

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

    Our newsletter, the Cullet, is published twice a year.

    • The Cullet

    ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Services

    Gift Shop

    Online Gift Shop

    Special Event Rental