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Museum of Glass at Dusk

Museum of Glass at Dusk

A view of Tacoma, Washington from the Museum of Glass

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Re: Museum of Glass at Dusk

We have The UK National Glass Museum in Sunderland (about 2 mins away from my home)
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It has a huge glass roof that you can walk on, which over looks the docks and marina on the river banks, but i cant find that tour anywhere on my site. It looks very similar to what your image here, I thought it was my local museum at first.

Sunderland used to be the largest ship building place and glass making place in the world. Last month the last glass works "Pyrex" closed, and we lost all the ship yards in the 1970's and 1980's mostly through strikes. All we have now are museums showing how it used to be and a lot of unemployed people.

I took those tours in 1999 i think it was, just after it opened, hence the poor quality and size of them.
Ian

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Re: Museum of Glass at Dusk

Ian,

Ten years ago, the view from this site was the polluted landscape of the Port of Tacoma. Now thanks in large part to Dale Chihuly, the area has three museums and is the hub of a revitalized urban core. It has been very encouraging to see the healing presence of a monument to art in this industrial swamp. After reading your story about the museums and loss of jobs in Sunderland, however, I came to value that industrial presence a little more.

Randy Kosek

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