Explore the Finger Lakes Region

Fall field looking down hill to a blue skinny lake
The Finger Lakes region of New York State (Photo: Finger Lakes Wine Country)

The Corning Museum of Glass is nestled in the heart of the picturesque Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, where you'll find many activities and attractions to create a memorable weekend or week-long vacation.

Located halfway between Niagara Falls and New York City, the Finger Lakes region is beautiful year-round. Visit other local museums, including the nearby Rockwell Museum (you can buy a combination pass with your Corning Museum of Glass admission).

Explore outdoor beauty at local lakes, waterfalls and gorges. Enjoy wine tastings at any of the more than 100 wineries in the area. Watch a race at Watkins Glen, the birthplace of American road racing.

Family-friendly events and activities are offered throughout the region, all year long.

    Check out these websites to learn more about things to do in the Finger Lakes region:

    Also, take a look at some suggested regional itineraries and packages that include The Corning Museum of Glass:

    Park Once, See all of Corning

    A free shuttle bus will pick you up at the Welcome Center and bring you directly to The Corning Museum of Glass. After your visit, catch the same shuttle to explore Corning's charming Gaffer District where you'll find a variety of restaurants, stores and galleries and visit the Rockwell Museum. All locations are also within a 10-minute walk of each other.

    Getting Here

    The Corning Museum of Glass is located in the Finger Lakes Wine Country region of New York State.


    We're committed making the collections, buildings, programs, and services accessible to all audiences.


    Take a break during your visit, whether you just need a quick coffee or a larger meal.

    Floor Plan

    Explore the Museum's galleries and campus with downloadable maps.

    Hotel Packages

    Plan your visit to the Crystal City and take in everything the Finger Lakes Region has to offer.

    Visitor Guidelines

    We want you to have a wonderful and memorable visit to The Corning Museum of Glass.