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Toledo History & Glass Tour

9:00a.m.    Toledo Police Museum , Toledo
    Visitors to the museum are able follow a timeline of the history of the Toledo Police Department, view a collection of historical artifacts and participate in interactive exhibits, which include entering a mock jail cell and having a mug shot photo taken from a 1920’s era booking camera.
Time:   1 hour
Contact:   Beth Cooley, 419.720.2485, http://toledopolicemuseum.com
     
10:30p.m.   S.S. Col.  James Schoonmaker Museum Ship
    Launched in 1911, the S.S. James Schoonmaker, once the largest freighter on the Great Lakes, has been restored. Visitors are awed by the massive engine room, posh officer's dining room, stainless steel galley and the captain's quarters.  Cost:  Group Discounts: (20 person minimum required).  For tour and group information, special openings and private parties, call: (419) 936-3070.  There is ample free parking and park facilities alongside the ship.
Time:   1 hour
Contact:   419.936.3070, www.willisbboyer.org
     
12:00p.m.   Tony Packo's Cafe , Toledo
    No trip to Toledo would be complete without a stop at the legendary Tony Packo’s, made famous by the hit TV show M*A*S*H. Enjoy lunch while browsing the celebrity signed hot dog buns displayed on café walls. Along with the world-famous hot dog, other Hungarian specialties include chicken paprikas, stuffed cabbage, apple strudel and dumplings, and the newest sensation, fried green pickles!
Time:    1 hour, 30 minutes
Contact:   Caleb Weber, 419.691.6054, www.tonypackos.com
     
2:00 p.m.   Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral , Toledo
    It is the only Plateresque (architectural style of 16th century Spain) cathedral in the world. Layers of paintings and frescoes of saints and angels reach to the ceiling with a magnificent stained glass rose window and mosaic altars.
Time:   45 minutes
Contact:   Chris Toral, 419.244.9575, www.rosarycathedral.org
     
3:15 p.m.   Glass Pavilion , Toledo
    Enjoy a free glassblowing demonstration as resident glass artists make beautiful objects from molten glass.  Opened in 2006, the postmodern Glass Pavilion is home to TMA’s world-renowned glass collection, featuring more than 5,000 works of art from ancient to contemporary times.
Time:   1 hour
Contact:   Emily Broeg, 419-254-5772,  ebroeg@toledomuseum.org, www.toledomuseum.org 
     
4:45 p.m.   Libbey Glass Factory Outlet
    Store offers 16,000 square feet of glassware, dinnerware, flatware, glass giftware, candles and accessories. A delightful place to shop for your home or for that special gift.
Time:   45 minutes
Contact:   419.254.5000, www.libbey.com
     
5:45 p.m.   Dinner at Spaghetti Warehouse
    This family friendly restaurant boasts a large menu of Italian and American favorites.  Dine in an old-fashioned trolley car or our cozy dining area.
Contact:   419.255.5038, www.meatballs.com