Museum of Connecticut Glass


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• POSTPONED! The Museum's annual springtime Antique Glass & Bottle Show and Sale won't be held in May as originally planned. Check back for updates! Traditionally, the event has been held on the grounds of the historic Coventry Glass Works district, 289 North River Road, Coventry, CT 06238 (intersection of Rt. 44 & North River Road, at the blinking light). Dealers set up outdoor booths, and visitors shop from 9:00 to 1:00, with 8:00 a.m. early admission for an extra fee. Tours are conducted of the Turner House and future museum, free with show admission, at scheduled times during the show. Questions may be directed to Bruce Mitchell or phone him at 203-799-2570.
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

• The Glass Museum's Annual Meeting was held Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Senior Center Lodge, 172 Lake St. (on the lake) in Coventry, Connecticut.

Photos of previous Annual Meetings Choose which of these Annual Meetings images to view:

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
2012 2012 pre-2012


• POSTPONED for the time being: Open house at the Museum grounds and buildings -- all welcome -- these have traditionally been held on the third SATURDAY of summer months FROM 1:00 TO 4:00, FREE -- donations always welcome. We'll let you know when the open houses resume and you can come for a visit and free tours of the Captain John Turner House and 1935 barn, led by the museum's Board members. Special display of bottles and glass by various historians and colectors. Learn about the Museum and its plans. Rain or shine. We have a special table of old and unique bottles from which visitors can choose in exchange for a $3.00 donation. Some other bottles and books are also available, and your purchases help support the museum. Questions may be directed to the webmaster.

Special Events Remembered: Our Museum volunteers participate in local historical and community events; pictures and descriptions of our participation can be found by clicking Special Events.


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