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Bennington Potters

324 County St, Bennington, VT 05201-1902
+1 800-205-8033
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BEST POTTERS EVER!

This is a quaint stop in Bennington which is not to be missed. The pottery is unmatched from other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cindy G
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San Antonio, Texas
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I've lived in Bennington my whole life but my boyfriend who's lived here 8 years had never been... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
sweetooth989
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Bennington, Vermont
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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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  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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324 County St, Bennington, VT 05201-1902
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quaint stop in Bennington which is not to be missed. The pottery is unmatched from other places we have visited, the craftsmanship, the attention to detail and the selection of things you have to purchase in the gift shop are amazing. The...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Bennington my whole life but my boyfriend who's lived here 8 years had never been there so we went one Sunday afternoon when they were doing a promotion with the Hawkins House and the Tap House. They have amazing pottery set up...More

Thank sweetooth989
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nicely laid out store with beautiful, functional pottery. Prices a bit higher than I remembered from a few years ago, but it was nice that they have retained many of the styles that have always carried. Factory is worth a look.

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We were delighted to have a reservation to walk up to the potters and talk with them about their individual jobs. We spent about an hour in the workshop and EVERY person we spoke with was cordial and proud of their part in the process....More

Thank Anonymous855
BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you @Anonymous855! We are so happy you came to visit and enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The Bennington Potters are an institution. Worth a stop. See pottery being made. Grab a mug for your coffee. Great place.

Thank Traveler6500
BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you Traveler6500! We're so glad you enjoy visiting us at Bennington Potters!

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

... If you take the time to talk to the staff and ask questions. They would stand and chat or work while chatting as long as you had questions. I was impressed. And, the Welcome Center as I came into town have me a booklet...More

Thank LittlePaint
BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you LittlePaint! What a sweet note - and it warms our hearts that your free gift brought you joy, that is exactly what we hope for! Come see us again!

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Watching the potters at work was very interesting and the gift shop is lovely. Some reviews refer to a self-guided tour. As part of a bus tour, we had the benefit of a guided tour which explained the process.

1  Thank Remie
BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour Remie - thank you and the group for coming! We love giving guided tours as well to large groups, families and individuals. Come see us again!

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Stopping just "to look"? Good luck. I left replacing all my dinnerware and could not be happier. Pulling a few mugs and plates from the "less than perfect" pile actually give my collection some personality and make me smirk a little every time I pick...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We didn't have time to watch the potters at work but the showroom is well stocked. It's a bit "fancier" since our last visit a decade ago, but I managed to find a great mug.

Thank Mikeb1Falmouth_MA
BenningtonPotters, General Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks so much Mike - Enjoy that mug!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

The building in the back has the potters working and demonstrating various steps in a self guided tour. On a Saturday afternoon, only one person was in the shop doing quality assurance on tea cups. The store has more than just pottery. Pottery pricing seemed...More

1  Thank alwaysplanning50
BenningtonPotters, General Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Glad you checked us out - Thanks @alwaysplanning50!

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Andrew C
28 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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