Regional Economic Impact of the Corning Museum of Glass

The Corning Museum of Glass is a unique resource and provides a significant stimulus for the economy of NY’s Finger Lakes region. In 2011 the museum generated more than 750 jobs, resulting in more than $32 million in labor income. CGR analysis found nearly 10% of tourism jobs and 15% of resulting labor income in the region in 2011 were due to the Corning Museum of Glass. Also notable, the 400,000 visitors who attended the museum that year generated more than $45 million in spending, constituting 2% of the total for the region.

Report Date: May 2012
Author(s): Kent Gardner , Scott Sittig , Scott Sittig
Subject(s): Economic Analysis
Location: Steuben, New York