National Glass Centre
Heritage / Visitor Centre
The National Glass Centre is temporarily closed to the public for re-development. The Centre will re-open in Summer 2013. During the re-development period the following activities will be available on the Ground Floor Level, but must be pre-booked.
Housed in a spectacular architecturally designed glass and steel building situated on the north bank of the River Wear in Sunderland, the National Glass Centre is a unique cultural venue and visitor attraction.
Adults, children, families and group tours can enjoy a full range of award-winning exhibitions that explore ideas through glass, as well as events, workshops and activities, including One to One Glass Blowing experiences. NGC is home to the UK's largest art glass making facility for kiln forming, stained glass, lampworking and hot and cold working. Visit our hot glass viewing area and watch NGC’s studio team create glass in this unique working studio, including live glass blowing with commentary at 12 and 3pm every day.
The NGC Shop stocks a wide range of the very best in UK contemporary glass, ceramics and jewellery as well as books, lighting, craft and design, offering something for every occasion.
Finally why not relax and enjoy an award-winning menu in our riverside cafe and restaurant, Throwingstones, open daily from 10am - 5pm. To book a table, call 0191 565 3939.
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|National Glass Centre (01/01/2013 - 31/12/2013)|
* Open all year daily 1000-1700. Closed 25 Dec & 1 Jan.
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Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
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