“Fireworks of Glass” – A 43 ft. Glass Tower at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

"Fireworks of Glass" - A 43 ft glass tower at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

During a visit to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, I was in awe of one of the displays.  I loved the 43 ft Glass Tower “Fireworks of Glass” so much that I decided that it would be better to dedicate one blog post to showcase all of my pictures of it.

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The tower was created in by the incredible artist, Dale Chihuly. The tower weighs 18,000 pounds and contains 3200 pieces of blown glass!

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

You can walk the ramp to get great views of the top of the piece.

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

You also get another perspective of the base of the piece from the top floor.

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The lower level gives you views of the base.

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

You can also see a close up of the glass pieces from a clear window on the side.

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The lowest level of the museum allows you to see the sculpture from underneath.

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

There is even a circular chair that rotates that allows you to really sit in wonder.

Underneath the Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" display at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Lower level Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass" at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

There is also an area where kids can play with plastic pieces to create their own sculpture.

Kid's display Dale Chihuly "Fireworks of Glass"

This piece is absolutely incredible and worth taking in views at every angle possible!

Dale Chihuly Fireworks of Glass

You can find out more about the “Fireworks of Glass” exhibit from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis website.

 

 

 

Disclosure: I was given complimentary admission for review purposes. All opinions are my own.

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