Gillinder Glass is celebrating 156 years in business in 2017! Visit us and see why Gillinder Glass, the winner of the 2016 New York State Small Business Exporter of the Year award, 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 several times a year feature guest glass artists who will amaze you with their unique, distinctive, glass blowing talents.
2017 dates for Special Glass Blowing Demonstrations & Factory Tours: Feb. 11, Mar. 11, Apr. 8, Oct. 14, Nov. 4, Nov. 24, Dec.9. 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 require advance 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.