Lava Glass, Taupo

3.7
#1 of 42 in Museums in Waikato Region
Garden · Hidden Gem · Art Gallery
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Discover a captivating art form at Lava Glass, a center dedicated to introducing visitors to the techniques of glassblowing. Watch artisans design and create pieces in the studio, and study the finished articles in the onsite gallery. The volcanic series of designs offers a particularly rich perspective on New Zealand's scenery and diverse landscapes, with colorful patterns and mystical shapes emulating the look and feel of the country. You can purchase these original pieces from an extensive range available in the onsite shop, as well as enjoying a light meal and freshly made cakes in the cafe. Plan to visit Lava Glass and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Taupo attractions using our Taupo trip planning site.
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  • Showroom is amazing, beautiful products. Don't forget to visit the garden, the glass flowers, waterfall and rainbow are amazing. 
    Showroom is amazing, beautiful products. Don't forget to visit the garden, the glass flowers, waterfall and rainbow are amazing.  more »
  • We took 45 people here for platter lunches, which were fantastic - great variety of tasty treats. Our group enjoyed the glass-blowing demo in 2 groups, and we were able to entertain them after lunch....  more
    We took 45 people here for platter lunches, which were fantastic - great variety of tasty treats. Our group enjoyed the glass-blowing demo in 2 groups, and we were able to entertain them after lunch....  more »

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