Gillinder Glass Store

 take-the-tour-vertical_2Gillinder Glass is celebrating 155 years in business in 2016 and we want to share the art of glass making with you! Come see why Gillinder Glass was named one of the top 10 places to visit in the Hudson Valley! Our knowledgeable tour guides will share our story with you as you observe the timeless process of glass making.

Glass working demonstrations & guided factory tours Monday-Friday: 10:15, 12:30, 1:30 feature gathering, pouring and pressing glass of actual production. Since our tour times coordinate with our workers’ schedules and store staffing, please arrive a few minutes early so we may begin our tours on time in order to give you the best experience possible. Be sure to check our calendar (Calendar of Events-What’s New tab above) for any daily updates or changes to the tour schedule or call for availability. 

Our Special Glass Blowing Demonstrations & guided factory tours which occur 6-7 times a year feature guest glass artists who will amaze you with their unique, distinctive, glass blowing talents.

  2016 dates for Special Glass Blowing Demonstrations & Factory Tours: Nov 25 & Dec 10. Call for tour times or visit our Calendar of Events.

Factory Tour rates (for Monday-Friday tours as well as Special Glass Blowing Demos): $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for seniors & children, group rate available for groups of 20 or more with advance reservation. We  request reservations for groups of 20 or more to ensure that Gillinder Glass Store is fully staffed to accommodate your group. Please call for reservations.

Tour times may change during very busy days or because of changes in the factory work schedule.
The gift store is open 7 days a week; Monday-Friday 9:30-5:30, Saturday 9:30-4:00, Sunday 12:00-4:00.

Our production team making glass domes.   Inspecting a glass dome that just came out of the mold.