The Ohio Glass Museum is located at 124 W Main St (red marker on the map) in Lancaster, Ohio's downtown historic district. OGM opens at 12 p.m. which gives you plenty of time to visit the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio (DACO) which opens at 10 a.m. DACO is within walking distance of the Ohio Glass Museum. On the way, you will pass many restaurants (see list below). Other museums within walking distance of OGM are The Georgian Museum*, Sherman House Museum*, open at 1 p.m. April through mid-December. You can also see the General Sherman Statue in Zane Square Park.
A visit to OGM allows you to take a guided tour (optional) which take 1.5 hours includes exhibits, movie, viewing a glassbloweri n action. Our movie is 18 minutes and the glassblower takes 20 minutes if you want to explore the exhibits on your own, you can go at your own pace.
Our glassblower works on projects for public viewing between 12pm and 4pm giving you plenty of time to visit another museum during your day in Lancaster. Other museums include the Sherman House and the Georgian.
Before you leave OGM be sure to stop by our gift shop and find select art glass, jewelry and glass serviceware available for purchase.
Group Tours are always welcome at the Ohio Glass Museum. Tour packages include guided tour of current exhibition, movie on history of local glass making, and a demonstration of glassblowing or flameworking in OGM's Hot Glass Studio.
We are located in historic downtown Lancaster, Ohio.
Contact the Ohio Glass Museum to reserve a day for your tour at (740) 687-0101 or e-mail
Ale House 1890 - 151 W Main St., Lancaster, OH 43130; 740 277-6053
Bob's Backyard Barbeque & Cafe - 157 W Main St, Lancaster, Ohio 43130; 740 422-8848
Downtown Bistro - 123 N Broad St, Lancaster, OH 43130; 740 785-9900
Provisions - 135 W Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130; 740 654-2253
JB's Downtown Grill - 111 N Columbus St, Lancaster, OH 43130; 740 422-8422
Maria's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina - 129 E Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130; 740 808-8460
O'Huids Gaelic Pub - 167 W Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130; 740 422-8850
The Well - 203 S Broad St, Lancaster, OH 43130; 740 573-7011