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Pewabic

10125 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48214-3138
+1 313-626-2062
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Tour and Crafting for Seniors

Had a great time at Pewabic. Starting off with a tour with Linda, who's expertise is amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
pamelabastianon
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Warren, Michigan
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Interesting

This historic landmark was worth the stop. We were a little disappointed due to several displays... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
DGoat
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Michigan
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Pewabic is a National Historic Landmark pottery located in Detroit, Michigan. The pottery is housed in a Tudor Revival style building designed by architect William Buck Stratton and built in 1903. The public is welcome to tour our historic pottery seven days a week at no charge. We also provide docent led tours for groups of 10 or more for a small fee. Pewabic is nationally known for its iridescent glazes, architectural tile designs and ceramic giftware. Pewabic operates as a non-profit dedicated to enriching the human spirit with clay.
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10125 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48214-3138
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+1 313-626-2062
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great time at Pewabic. Starting off with a tour with Linda, who's expertise is amazing. Then, on to creating our very own votive holders. (pictured). Now we wait for 4 -6 weeks for them to be dried and fired. A lot of creativity...More

Thank pamelabastianon
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This historic landmark was worth the stop. We were a little disappointed due to several displays being redone, so not as much to see. We did not do a formal tour which I think can be arranged. Nice pottery shop which also includes pottery from...More

Thank DGoat
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I stopped here because I heard there were classes you could sign up for. I was surprised to find them fully staffed on a Sunday afternoon. Very beautiful pieces of pottery and jewelry inside. Excellent examples of everything you could want to use the tiles...More

Thank Jirasela
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend touring Pewabic Pottery in Detroit. It's very interesting and you get to see the processes that have been in place for over 100 years. It won't take more than a couple hours (many could do it in an hour), and is well...More

Thank Janeen B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Located in a house off Jefferson, a little ways past Belle Isle is this hidden gem. Pewabic Pottery is one of those icons of Detroit that's been around for over 100 years. Their decorative tiles adorn some of the cities most notable buildings. It's also...More

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Amanda R, Public Relations Manager at Pewabic, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you StokholmKindaGuy for this lovely review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed our little gem as much as we do! Send us a picture of your Guardian Building Tile once it finds its place in your home. We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

It was lovely not only see all of the beautiful Pewabic pieces, but they also show/sell pieces from other artisans! I was able to purchase a few lovely pieces and I have been incredibly happy with what I purchased.

Thank PiperOrDakota
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Interesting for the art and history lover. Beautiful old tile and other ceramics in the original manufacturing structure.

Thank Robb1n419
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I love the tiles in here they are too pretty for words. The store is amazing with art on the second floor all free to see. The tiles are a plenty to see and pick from. They also have some wood working items as well....More

Thank Michele A
Reviewed 3 April 2017

There is free admission to this national historic landmark, which is a working facility where all facets of the processes of creating ceramic pieces can be witnessed. The production facility is behind the gift shop, where employees can be seen molding clay with tools, glazing...More

Thank DinesEverywhere
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This place is neat, and right around the corner from Belle Isle. If you like history or pottery, it's worth browsing, seeing what new and what an imprint it's left on Detroit.

Thank GSt0ne
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Response from Jirasela | Reviewed this property |
There is a large parking lot right out front. I believe it is handicap accessible- but I would call and ask.
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