Itineraries

Glass and Pottery Tour

by JULIE P.

traveling to various old glass and pottery museums.

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  • Hocking Hills KOA & Gem Mine

    You simply won't find a better camping location in southeast Ohio's beautiful Hocking Hills region than Hocking Hills KOA. With Old Man's Cave a short 3 mile drive, we are centrally located to many area attractions including Conkles Hollow, Ash Cave and Cedar Falls or activities like horseback riding, canoeing, Canopy Tours zipline, Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, shopping at our many unique shops and so much more.



    Whether you stay at a deluxe full hookup site in your big rig, pitch a tent on one of our primitive or electric tent sites, or stay in one of our Kamping Kabins or Lodges where you can enjoy your camping experience without giving up all the conveniences, we look forward to having you as our guest. Pets are welcome in your RV and if you are staying in our pet friendly cabin. Our four-legged guests will also enjoy getting a little exercise at our Kamp K-9 off-leash pet playground.



    You'll find amenities and activities to please family members of all ages including our heated swimming pool, cable TV, Wi-Fi, geocaching or our planned weekend activities. You won't want to miss all the fun of finding gems at our 75' mining sluice. Hocking Hills Gem Mine is entertaining as well as educational as you discover gems from all around the world.



    KOA Presidents and Founders Award winner - 2009-2013

    Trailer Life rated: 8.5-10*-10


















    • Address: 29150 Pattor Rd
      Logan, Ohio 43138
    • Phone: Local Number: 7403854295
    • Email: camp@hockinghillskoa.com
    • Website: http://www.hockinghillskoa.com
  • National Museum of Cambridge Glass

    Experience what it was like to work at the Cambridge Glass Company many years ago. You can watch a vintage film showing glass workers at work in the 1940's. Learn about the pride and dedication of the artisans who produced the elegant handmade glassware still treasured today.

    Stroll through the colorful, sparkling displays of over 7,000 pieces of Cambridge Glass, led by friendly guides! You won't want to miss the formal dining room set with elegant table settings or the replica of the Cambridge Glass Company Sample Room that features rare and unusual pieces of Cambridge Glass.

    The museum is open April through October. In November and December the museum will be open from Noon to 4:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday for the holiday season.

    • Address: 136 S. Ninth St.
      Cambridge, Ohio 43725
    • Phone: Local Number: 740-432-4245
    • Email:
    • Website: http://www.cambridgeglass.org
  • Zanesville Museum of Art

    The Zanesville Museum of Art hosts a selection of rotating special exhibitions throughout the year. Our permanent collection includes extensive holdings in European and American paintings and graphic arts and the largest public collection of Ohio art pottery and of glass produced in the Zanesville area.  In addition, within the collection are significant groupings of Asian and European decorative arts, and a varied ensemble of works by Ohio artists.

    • Address: 620 Military Road
      Zanesville, Ohio 43701
    • Phone: Local Number: 7404520741
    • Email: vanessa@zanesvilleart.org
    • Website: http://www.zanesvilleart.org
  • The Ohio Glass Museum & Glass Blowing Studio

    The Ohio Glass Museum was founded in 2002 to honor the more than 100 year history of glass making in Fairfield County, Ohio. The museum has exhibits of glass made in Ohio as well as glass from around the United States. In 2010 the museum opened it's new Glass Blowing Studio. The Glass Blowing Studio is open every day in The museum and offers live demonstrations and classes in glass blowing and flameworking. All the glass made in the studio is for sale in the museum's gift shop along with other glass treasurers from around the world. Check out our website to see what is on exhibit and what classes we offer.
    www.ohioglassmuseum.org

    • Address: 124 West Main Street
      Lancaster, Ohio 43130
    • Phone: Local Number: (740) 687-0101
    • Email: mburket@ohioglassmuseum.org
    • Website: http://www.ohioglassmuseum.org
  • National Imperial Glass Museum

    Displays of Imperial Glassware as well as other glass from the Ohio Valley Glass and Artifacts Museum. The museum is dedicated to the glassware and people who worked at Imperial. The NIG Collectors Society hopes that by creating the museum, they can keep alive the story of Imperial; one of the largest and most diverse of the companies that made up the American hand-made glass industry. April - October, Thurs.-Sat. 11-3 or by appointment for groups.  740-671-3971.  Located at 3200 Belmont St. in Bellaire. 

    • Address: 3200 Belmont Street
      Bellaire, Ohio 43906
    • Phone: Local Number: 7406713971
    • Email: museum@imperialglass.org
    • Website: http://www.imperialglass.org
  • Museum of Ceramics

    The East Liverpool Museum of Ceramics showcases 150 years of pottery from the city known as "America's Crockery City" and the "Pottery Capital of the Nation". Related displays on the social, political, and economic history of this town show the impact of the ceramic industry on the community and the country as a whole. 
    The museum was originally built in 1909 as the city post office.  It was converted to its present form in 1980, and is now on the National Register of Historic Places as a model of Beaux-Arts style.  Museum exhibits include dioramas depicting pottery making and a video on the history of the pottery industry. Visitors interested in Ohio's pottery will truly enjoy their time at the Museum of Ceramics in East Liverpool!

    • Address: 400 East Fifth Street
      East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
    • Phone: Local Number: 330-386-6001
    • Email: museumofceramics@gmail.com
    • Website: http://www.themuseumofceramics.org
  • Greater Licking County Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Licking County Ohio offers rural charm with a sophisticated flair – the perfect escape for relaxation or recreation. Just east of Columbus, you’ll find natural beauty, uncommon hospitality, unique attractions, and endless opportunities for family fun.

    Visit the Coco Key Water Resort at Cherry Valley Lodge, Velvet Ice Cream, Longaberger Home Office, The Dawes Arboretum, New England Village of Granville and The Granville Life-style Museum, National Heisey Glass Museum, The Works, ancient Cranberry Bog on Buckeye Lake, Midland Theatre and National Trail Raceway.

    Licking County offers the following lodging facilities: Cherry Valley Lodge home of Coco Key Water Resort, Granville Inn, The Buxton Inn, The Place Off The Square, Lakewood Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Super 8, Red Roof Inn, Econolodge and Courtyard by Marriott.

    • Address: 455 Hebron Road
      Heath, Ohio 43056
    • Phone: Local Number: 740-345-8224
    • Email: info@lccvb.com
    • Website: http://www.lccvb.com
  • Antique Mall of Marietta

    Located in a historic building with over 7,500 square feet filled with antiques. Elegant primitives, glassware, furniture and collectibles. Something for everyone. Handicapped accessible.

    • Address: 135 Second Street
      Marietta, Ohio 45750
    • Phone: Local Number: 7403760038
    • Email: antiquemal@wirefire.com
    • Website:

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