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Heath Ceramics

Address: 400 Gate Five Road, Sausalito, CA
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Ranked #1 of 8 Shopping in Sausalito
Type: Factory Tours, Shopping
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Type: Factory Tours, Shopping
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This tour was amazing! Such craftsmanship! It really makes you appreciate the product so much more. Make reservations beforehand from their website. There s also a store with first and second quality items and they shipped my items.

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La Selva Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The boneyard at Heath Ceramics is a treat with well organized and well priced first and second quality tile. The selection varies from week to week so check their website for color and size selections. We lucked out and found enough stone white matte tile and trim pieces to do our entire bathroom. Heath Ceramics seconds dishes and plates are... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I visit Heath every time I'm in the Marin area. I was introduced to their wonderful production factory several years ago when I took a tour with my family. If you're a "process junkie," you'll be very interested to see how the table ware is molded, fired and glazed at the Sausalito plant. The factory store is filled with well-designed... More 

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England
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110 reviews 110 reviews
49 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

A San Francisco design classic, the factory shop was fascinating to browse. Well laid out with iconic ceramics, I just wish I had more money. The second offer great value and it's worth spending time at the far right to look through the collection, and calling to ask whether any of your desired colour or type have been laid out... More 

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Singapore
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We were driving into Sausalito for lunch and visited the factory store of Heath Ceramics. It was an interesting store with a variety of goods besides ceramic products. I particularly fancied the ceramic house numbers in neutraface font. I was short on 2 numbers in black. The staff checked and confirmed there is no availability in other stores nor online.... More 

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Oceanside, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Took a tour of the Heath Ceramics factory and learned SO much. A great San Francisco tradition that has been maintained and continues to thrive. And the bonus is that you get to shop in the factory store, where you get great discounts on their "seconds". I highly recommend this if you're in Sausalito, or just have an interest in... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

This is a sleeper free tour in Sausalito. Not hard to find if you have GPS, in an office/industrial park setting. There is an excellent factory store with good buys on their ceramic dinner ware, as well as other local artists' accessories. Free tour took only about 45 minutes. Cute young ladies give the factory tour, taking you from history... More 

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Dallas, TX
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106 reviews 106 reviews
17 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

We were lucky to be in town during the weekend of the Heath-wide open-studio tours. We went to the 18th St. location in the Mission District (convenient via #12 municipal bus), and took a tour led by no other than the owner of the company. He gave us a marvelous behind-the-scenes tour of the plant, which now makes the attractive... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
40 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

There is no point in going to Heaths without the factory tour. We were there on a weekday which I highly recommend as it is possible to see the processes in a full and working environment. We were escorted by the wonderful Katie, who although she had only been there 6 months really knew her stuff. It was really educational... More 

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Dutch Flat
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

My husband and I received Heathware for our everyday dishes 50 years ago as wedding gifts. Over the years we have enjoyed visiting its Outlet shop to pick up additional pieces to enhance our existing collegtion, tiles, gifts, etc. I can understand the new owners wanting to pursue their own style and direction but those of us with the old... More 

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