The UK's New Glass Attraction

The history that transformed St Helens

What made St. Helens great?  From its humble beginnings to its rise as a world leader in Glass making, you can find it all here.

Ever wondered what life was like in a Victorian town? Step into St Helens past and relive life in the town in the last century.

Find out about properties of glass, look through periscopes and microscopes, and play with lenses to change the colours in light.

Admire contemporary glass and the unique and beautiful designs from some of the Worlds greatest makers.

Upcoming events

There are plenty of galleries to explore during your visit. From the PAST through to the NOW gallery.

Please support our charity help us though the winter blues

Winter can be a quiet time for business. Our charity really struggles to keep things going through January and February without you visiting the museum or cafe. Please try to visit us  and support the work we do for St Helens and surrounding areas.

Have a go at an ancient craft GLass blowing experiences

We offer experiences for Individuals and couples alongside group sessions for corporate clients or those of you who want a team experience.