Corning Museum of Glass
The Corning Museum of Glass is the world's foremost museum dedicated to glass, exploring its historical, social, cultural, artistic, scientific and technological aspects. Its collection covers 3,500 years of human history. A highlight is the the glass portrait of an ancient Egyptian pharoah. The museum also houses the Rakow Research Library, the best glass library in the world. The museum offers numerous education programs, including glass making classes for all skill levels, and lectures and seminars.
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