Factory Experience & Visitor Centre

Enter the Factory Experience and watch our award winning craftsmen at work from the elevated viewing platform - watch carefully as they work together, transforming hot molten crystal into elegant shapes, perfecting an art that's 3000 years old.

We extend a warm welcome to all our visitors. Our site is fully accessible to all visitors but parts of the Factory Experience include stairs, therefore access may be difficult for some. Please call us 0n 01805 626242 for more information.

Factory Working Times

Monday - Friday* 9.30am - 4.00pm (last entry to factory 3.15pm)*

Opening times may be subject to seasonal changes. Please call before your visit - Winter Openings may apply.

Please note Factory Experience, Handcasting & Glass Blowing unavailable week commencing 2nd May, However all other areas open as normal

Closed Easter Sunday.


Visitor Centre - See and hear the fascinating story of over 40 years of Dartington Crystal

Whilst with us you can learn the history of Dartington Crystal in the Audio Visual Theatre and then follow the Dartington Timeline from 1967 to present day. And see how the first peices of glass were made in our museum section.

Watch our talented expert Master Engraving demonstration create award winning works of Art; Choose a special piece for yourself or loved ones and have it personalised with a personal message or motif. You can watch the live demonstration of glassmaking and try the many hands-on activities we have to offer...

You can also watch and experience the magic of Mango- Beads - expertly creating lampwork jewerelly, made from the finest Italian glass, Demonstrations can be seen Tuesday to Thursday weekly.

We extend a warm welcome to all our visitors. Our site is fully accessible to all visitors but parts of the Factory Experience include stairs, therefore access may be difficult for some.Please call us on 01805 626242 for more information.

Visitor Centre & Shops Opening Times*

Please note Factory Experience, Handcasting & Glass Blowing unavailable week commencing 2nd May, However all other areas open as normal

[Factory Experience is open Monday - Friday only. Details available here.]

More information on our Shops can be found here.

Opening times for all of the above may be subject to seasonal changes. Please call before your visit - Bank Holidays and Winter Openings may apply.


Prices

Adults £8.50

Senior Citizens £7.50

Children (up to 16) FREE

(max five children with every full paying adult)

Admission price includes entry to the Visitor Centre and Factory Experience.

 


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