Monday and Thursday 8am to 8pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8am to 5pm

Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm


  • Coldworking equipment hire – per hour/per 15 minutes
  • 10 hour and 10 day (80 hours) coldworking and sandblasting passes available
  • 1 month (160 hours) coldworking and sandblasting pass available
  • 6 month coldworking and sandblasting pass available upon application
  • Pass usage is recorded either by booking coldworking equipment hire – per hour against selected times via the website OR recorded manually against a hard copy of your coldworking and sandblasting pass kept in the coldworking folder in the Engine Room.
  • If recording equipment use electronically you will receive a pass code (called a ‘voucher’ in the system) that will allow you to redeem your usage free of charge.


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Tip: If you want multiple products in your order, fill your cart first (select “Make another booking” in green on top left of page to add products) then put in payment details at the end.

For enquiries please contact Artistic Programs or phone (02) 6185 0382.

Please note

Hourly coldworking sessions provide shared access to all Cold Shop equipment for which you are inducted. If you want to guarantee a specific piece of equipment at a certain time please contact Artistic Programs.
Hiring of the Cold Shop does not include consumables. Our materials room sells grits, pumice, cerium and linisher belts.

Changes and Cancellations

Changes and Cancellations
100% free cancellation or changes up to 24hours before the hire.
24 hours notice required to cancel a booking without incurring the cancellation fee.
50% cancellation fee for cancellations later than 24 hours before the hire.
Changes and cancellations 7 days bookings@canberraglassworks.com or call 02 6281 0382 Tues – Fri,
Saturday – Sunday 10am – 4pm Visitor Experience desk 02 6260 7005


Refunds decided on a case-by-case basis and will take 5 working days to process.