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The glassworks factory

Experience glass being made, pick up a great souvenir and learn more about the history of glassworks.

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In the Glassworks factory you can experience exciting glass art being made and learn more about the process.

The Glass Factory (Glasshytta) in the Old Town, Fredrikstad is the first studio glass cabin in Norway. It was started as part of the PLUS - organization. 

The is a separate exhibition with glass art by the renowned glass artist Benny Motzfeldt. You can also learn about the history of glass and see and read about the tools used in the production.

The Glass art produced in “Glasshytta” are made ​​using old techniques and tools that were used thousands of years ago. The art is sold in the shop in the factorey and in shops and galleries in Norway and abroad.

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The glassworks factory

In the Glassworks factory you can experience exciting glass art being made and learn more about the process. The Glass Factory (Glasshytta) in the...

The glassworks factory

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