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Vienna: Lobmeyr Glassware Museum Tour & Glass of Champagne

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Learn about handcrafted glassware and crystal with a tour of the Lobmeyr Workshop in Vienna. Learn about the history of fine crystal and glassware production, and enjoy a glass of champagne.

Highlights

  • Reveal the secret behind traditional Viennese craftsmanship
  • Get access to the hidden, non-public glass museum and discover
  • Learn the knowledge of a real Viennese institution about contemporary glass art
  • Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine from a handmade glass and experience

Description

Did you know that the Wiener Werkstätte Lobmeyr is a glass manufacturer that is most represented in museum collections around the world? In the sixth generation family business, glasses are still ground and polished by hand to achieve the highest quality. A member of the Lobmeyr founding family will accompany you on our extraordinary tour and you can experience real Viennese craftsmanship up close. On this tour, the Lobmeyr family gives you an insight into their traditional business. Find out first-hand how the special glasses are created and created. For almost two hundred years, the Lobmeyr family has been practicing their craft around the coveted material glass, which has always fascinated thanks to its transparency, its shine and the play with light. In the guided tour you will learn how this unique material is made from quartz sand and shaped. Discover how famous designers, from history to today, create works of art that reflect the spirit of their time. Lobmeyr Vienna stands for tradition and innovation - this is how glass designs that represent milestones in history were created in the craft business. Find out how the first electric crystal chandelier for the Vienna Hofburg was created. A worldwide sensation that continues to this day: through avant-garde designs that completely dissolve and redesign familiar forms. On this tour of Vienna with a difference, you will not only learn more about Lobmeyr's glass history, you will also get access to the private area of the company. This part of the traditional Lobmeyr company is normally closed to the public. You can exclusively visit the glass museum on the second floor. Gain insight into the history of glass production and the loving work that goes into every detail of a Lobmeyr glass. In this extraordinary tour you will learn to appreciate the value of true craftsmanship and become a connoisseur of quality. Sensitive palates will recognize the diverse aromas that the Lobmeyr glass elicits from a drink. This tour offers you a unique tasting experience from the different Lobmeyr glasses. Taste, smell and see subtle differences in sparkling wine and water, which only come into their own through their container - and enjoy!

Includes

60 minutes guided shop and museums tour Glass of Champagne and Water served in Lobmeyr drinking glasses

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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