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Louisville Stoneware

731 Brent Street, Louisville, KY 40204
(502) 582-1900
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Ranked #1 of 31 Shopping in Louisville
Type: Factory Tours
Owner description: One of the oldest stoneware manufacturers in the United States, Stoneware has been dedicated to the tradition and careful craftsmanship of... more » Owner description: One of the oldest stoneware manufacturers in the United States, Stoneware has been dedicated to the tradition and careful craftsmanship of transforming clay into enduring, functional art forms for the home, kitchen and garden since 1815. Located in Louisville, Kentucky the art factory in the Paristown Pointe neighborhood offers tours twice a day Monday through Friday and a paint your own pottery experience and retail store Monday through Saturday. « less
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Richmond, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I was here with a group to take a tour and decorate a piece of stoneware. We were told that they were heavily booked with many groups, and we had 30 minutes to select a design, choose colors, and paint our piece - not nearly enough to go a good job. Not much explanation or guidance. Many skipped the tour... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We played hometown tourist with our 8 year old granddaughter and had a great time. We had a groupon for pottery painting. Our granddaughter had a terrific time painting her own mug and we did Christmas ornaments for friends. This is a MUST see if in Louisville. Tour is free and fascinating for all ages. We bought an original piece... More

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Nancy S, Public Relations Manager at Louisville Stoneware, responded to this review

Judy, thanks for coming down to see us. Hope you'll visit again soon! More

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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109 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

While visiting Louisville a friend took me to the store as I had complimented her on her stoneware at her home; the shop offered many tempting styles as well as affordable pieces to take home for souvenirs. We happened by for a Thursday night open house where we were served local red wine paired with delicious chocolate. Certainly a highlight... More

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Nancy S, Public Relations Manager at Louisville Stoneware, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! More

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

The facility is very attractive. I enjoyed the little pottery museum. I lived the solid colored modern place settings and the bird houses, but even the items in the discounted section were expensive. Nice to look at but didn't purchase!

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Nancy S, Public Relations Manager at Louisville Stoneware, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting Stoneware. Our pottery is definitely not inexpensive. Everything we produce is handmade and hand painted on-site and touched by nearly 20 artists during the process. On your next visit I'd like to host you for a factory tour. Please let me know the next time you're in town. More

Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

If you need nice and origial souvenirs from Kentucky, this is a great place to go shopping and take the kids.

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Nancy S, Public Relations Manager at Louisville Stoneware, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting! More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Lots of construction dust since they are in the midst of remodeling. I always find something I like here. The patterns are unique. Even if you don't want to purchase it has the museum, and it's like visiting an art gallery.

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Nancy S, Public Relations Manager at Louisville Stoneware, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us! The public is welcome to join us at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 10 for our grand "reopening" and ribbon cutting event. I hope you'll join us. More

Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

We purchased a tour and painting through groupon. My four children ages 10,7,5 and 9 months really enjoyed the tour. It was educational and fun. The children talked about it the rest of the day to anyone who would listen. As a mother I was very impressed at the companys use of local products and lack of use of chemicals.... More

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Nancy S, Public Relations Manager at Louisville Stoneware, responded to this review

We love hearing that "the children talked about it the rest of the day to anyone who would listen." That means they were engaged -- and those are the best kinds of tour attendees to have! Please consider posting a picture of the pieces the kids painted. More

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19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Arrived today to paint our own pottery. We used a Groupon otherwise regular prices are a bit expensive. They will mail our pottery to us for an additional fee. Fun for my 6 year old daughter.

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Nancy S, Public Relations Manager at Louisville Stoneware, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Stoneware and bringing your kids in to paint. Hope one day you'll bring them back for the factory tour! Glad you were able to take advantage of the Groupon. Please consider posting a picture of the pieces you painted. More

Louisville, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Louisville stoneware is a very interesting place to visit. They have a wide selection of stoneware items. You can see the pottery made, paint your own, and special order personalized pieces . They also have gift registry. My daughter had a bridal registry there and all was handled very professionally. Truly a special kentucky place to visit!

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Nancy S, Public Relations Manager at Louisville Stoneware, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Stoneware, and for the nice TripAdvisor post. More

Cincinnati, oh
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Love this pottery. Free. You can watch them make the pottery, order custom pottery, buy from there shop, or head back to the seconds pottery. We headed to the seconds, all

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Nancy S, Public Relations Manager at Louisville Stoneware, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Stoneware, and for the nice TripAdvisor post. More

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