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Bennington Potters

324 County St, Bennington, VT 05201-1902
+1 800-205-8033
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Great craftsmanship

Very good stock and inventory of pottery. The staff were nice and it was fun to browse. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jen B
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Bethel, Connecticut
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Very cool place

Since we were in Bennington, why not stop in and check out Bennington Potters. The wife loved... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DaveTwoOh
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Manchester, Connecticut
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Bennington Potters has been making stoneware pottery right here in Bennington, Vermont since 1948. Visit our destination home style store and pottery works. Free Factory Tours - Come See it Made! Talk to the potters and see pressing, casting, jiggering, finishing, glazing and firing in action. Buses and group tours welcome! Call for more information. Shop at Potters Yard in our historic Grist Mill and Old School House buildings. We sell our dinnerware, bakeware, and classic trigger mugs, as well as our own accessories and complementary glassware, tableware, linens, furniture and more - a unique shopping experience. Shop, factory and gardens on 3-plus acres. In downtown Bennington, less than a block off Vt. Rte. 7. Open every day.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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324 County St, Bennington, VT 05201-1902
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good stock and inventory of pottery. The staff were nice and it was fun to browse. They offered to give us a tour of the factory but we were running low on time. Will definitely be back!

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we were in Bennington, why not stop in and check out Bennington Potters. The wife loved the store, then we checked out the shop and watched some of the potters at work on the machines. Very cool to see how it all comes together....More

Thank DaveTwoOh
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here when in town for the big summer craft festival, the works are very nice but it is not a place to find bargains. Nice place to stop if you like pottery.

Thank 655donl
Reviewed 30 May 2017

During this self-guided tour, visitors have an opportunity to visit with the potters and ask questions about their work. The gift shop is absolutely fabulous, offering a wide variety of items made by the potters as well as numerous other items.

Thank 485maryjanef
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I sometimes make a trip to Bennington just to visit this factory and shop. There are always new pieces on display as well as seasonal and holiday specials and seconds on sale. A fun place to be.

1  Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Long established pottery, with several different patterns. The shop also offers prepared foods like maple syrup and jellies and jams. Wide selection of housewares.

Thank 230nroy
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Some of the dinnerware was pretty but the price was too high compared to other potters we've been to in New England. I've found beautiful pottery pieces that I like better and at a more affordable price elsewhere.

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

It's still an experience, but the place has really changed. What used to be all handmade Vermont pottery is now largely imports.

Thank NakedOnTheBalcony
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Visiting the Bennington Potters is a must if you're anywhere near Bennington, VT. We have multiple friends who live in other states and have entire sets of dishes from here, so we'd developed a love for them even before visiting the store. We've never bought...More

Thank MawaNewYork
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

All American made. Excellent quality. Be sure to tour factory in back of store where all pottery is made. Perfect thing to do to get a taste of Vermont. Day trip from vaca in Lenox, Mass.

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Andrew C
27 November 2016|
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Response from BenningtonPotters | Property representative |
Hi Andrew, We do not offer any option where you would be able to paint your own pottery. If you are in the area stop in though to see the Potters making our pottery, and check out the Store here at Potters Yard!
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