Group Tours

The Corning Museum of Glass is welcoming group reservations from all US states. Reservations at least two weeks in advance of the visit date are strongly encouraged. Contact our Sales Team at 1.877.733.2664 / 607.438.5400 or [email protected] to begin your group reservation process. 

The Corning Museum of Glass is one of the premier group tour attractions in New York State. We value the group tour business and offer discounted admission for groups of 20 or more as well as a designated motor coach parking lot. The Museum's motor coach check-in desk will get your group into the Museum efficiently, so you can make the most of your visit. 

  • The Museum is new every visit, thanks to changing exhibitions
  • Our live Hot Glass Demos are a great way to see how glass is made by amazing artists every day. 
  • At any point during your visit, enjoy a meal in our spacious Café
  • Ask about the combination ticket with the nearby Rockwell Museum. Visit both museums and save!

See live glassmaking daily.

What You'll See

Explore the Museum on your own with a self-guided tour. We recommend 2 1/2 hours to enjoy the galleries and live demonstrations.

Explore 35 centuries of glassmaking through nearly 50,000 objects—from a tiny glass portrait of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh to modern and contemporary masterpieces by Tiffany and Chihuly.

Glass changes the world - see how in the interactive science and technology exhibit. Do It! stations let you bend light, glass, and your imagination! 

From  original works of art to everyday items for the home, the Shops' selection of 15,000 items includes jewelry, accessories, holiday ornaments, and collectibles in every price range.

map showing northeastern region of United States and southeastern Canada
Rochester 1.5 hours
New York City 4.5 hours
Washington, DC 5.5 hours
Pittsburgh 4.5 hours
Cleveland 4.5 hours
Niagara Falls 3 hours
Toronto 4.5 hours

Great Location

It's easy to include us in tours that stop in the Finger lakes, Niagara Falls, Pennsylvania Dutch Country, or Canada. 

Driving times from regional cities:

River running through a gorge with green plants at the top
Photo credit: Finger Lakes Wine Country
Two adults in an art gallery reading a book
Photo credit: Finger Lakes Wine Country
White wine swirling in a wine glass with three adults in the background
Photo credit: Finger Lakes Wine Country

Itinerary Planning Assistance

Before you arrive, take advantage of itinerary planning assistance. Sample itineraries that include the Corning Museum of Glass: 

More For Your Tour

Tour Enhancements

Here are some things to make your tour at The Corning Museum of Glass even better!

Group Dining Options

Our Café provides a variety of dining options for groups.

Immersion in Glass Studies

Looking for a more intensive and extended introduction to glass for your group?

School Tours

Guided tours and special programs are available for students of all grade levels.

School Tours

Guided tours and special programs are available for students of all grade levels.


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Melissa Rose
Tourism Sales Manager
[email protected]

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Loghan Guiles
Tourism Sales Specialist
[email protected]