Our Award Winning 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 pieces 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 jewellery, 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

Monday - Friday         9.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday                   10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday                     10.00am - 4.00pm


[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.


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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