Målerås glasswork

Industrigatan 20, 38042 Målerås (show map)
Category: Glassworks

There has been a glassworks in Målerås since 1890 when they produced window glass. Today it is mainly art and decorative glassware that is ground, painted and engraved. The animal reliefs in crystal by head designer Mats Jonasson are well-known all over the world.

Mats Jonasson Målerås is the largest privately-owned glassworks in Sweden. The head designer at the glassworks, Mats Jonasson, was born and grew up in the district and he is also the major owner. In the exhibition hall you can see both old engraved masterpieces and the very latest creations. There is also a shop at the glassworks selling glass at factory prices.

At the glassworks there is a restaurant that serves lunches and a café with a view over the workshop. This is open all the year round and here glass is both blown and cast. It is also possible to watch the glass being ground and engraved. Målerås also serves the traditional hot shop herring.

About this activity

Street address 1
  • Industrigatan 20
City (address)
  • 38042 Målerås
Opening hours
  • www.glasriket.se/oppettider

Nearby accommodation

Distance: 405 meters
The Bed & Breakfast is situated only 200 meters from the world-famous artist Mats Jonassons glassworks. At the glassworks there is a restaurant where you also can have a traditional "Hot shop herring" with glassblowing. There are good fishing possibilities in two privat lakes for the guests. Boats for rent. Two bed rooms.
Distance: 201 meters
The youth hostel situated only 200 meters from the world-famous artist Mats Jonassons glassworks. At the glassworks there is a restaurant where you also can have a traditional "Hot shop herring" with glassblowing. There are good fishing possibilities in two privat lakes for the guests. Boats for rent. Two and four bed rooms.

Price from 150

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Price from 150
Distance: 12.8 km
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