Museum of Connecticut Glass


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Upcoming Events

• The Museum's annual meeting will be held Saturday, February 17, 2024. Membership meeting 11:00 12:30 p.m., with election of Board Representatives, followed by a potluck luncheon for members. At 2:00 p.m., the public is invited to hear a keynote presentation about Connecticut Glass -- details to come soon. Inclement weather date, Sunday, February 18. We'll meet at 172 Lake St, Coventry -- use the Coventry Senior Center entrance and building, the "Lodge," right side entrance facing the building -- our sign will be at the entrance. Lots of parking. Questions about the annual meeting may be directed to the Museum secretary, Andrea Palmer. Or contact the webmaster.

• Our open houses will resume in May 2024; they're generally held on the third Saturday of the month, May through October, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. All are welcome to these free and informative open houses. The Museum of Connecticut Glass is located at 289 North River Road (at blinking light on Route 44), Coventry, Connecticut 06238. Guests can view the historic Captain Turner house and the 1935 barn. Museum board members will describe the glass-manufacturing process and the importance of glass in the early Connecticut economy. We have a special table of old and unique bottles from which visitors can choose four bottles for a $3.00 donation. Some other bottles and books are also available, and your purchases help support the museum. Rain or shine. Questions may be directed to the webmaster.

• We also host a Coventry Tailgate Bottle, Glass & Stoneware Show, usually in October from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., collaborating with the Southern Connecticut Antique Bottle & Glass Collectors Association. Rain or shine. Located at The Museum of Connecticut Glass, 289 North River Road (at blinking light on Route 44), Coventry, Connecticut 06238. Note that this event includes an open house with tours of the historic Captain Turner house and the 1935 barn. Bottles, glass, stoneware & antiques offered for sale. Dealer spaces available for future events; please contact Bruce at

To see photos of previous Glass and Bottle Shows shows, choose which year to view:

2019 2018 2017 2016
2015 2014 2013 2012
2011 2010 pre-2010

Photos of previous Annual Meetings:

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
2012 2012 pre-2012


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