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Address: 324 County Street, Bennington, VT
Phone Number: 800-205-8033
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Description: Good design, from our hands to yours, since 1948. Come see it made — take...
Good design, from our hands to yours, since 1948. Come see it made — take a self-guided tour of the pottery works. Our potters enjoy answering your questions. Shop in the historic Grist Mill and Old School House complex. We sell our dinnerware, bakeware, and classic trigger mugs, as well as our own accessories and complimentary glassware, tableware, linens, furniture and more — a unique shopping experience at our Potters Yard. Shop, factory and gardens on 3-plus acres. In downtown Bennington, less than a block off Vt. Rte. 7. Open everyday.
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It's a Good Thing I Don't Live Nearby!

I was glad we stopped in the Pottery first to see a little about how the pieces are made. It gave me a greater appreciation of what we saw on display. I could have shopped all day... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Illinois
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152 reviews 152 reviews
71 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I was glad we stopped in the Pottery first to see a little about how the pieces are made. It gave me a greater appreciation of what we saw on display. I could have shopped all day in the store. I could have spent a LOT of money! The work is beautiful with a wide variety of glazes and shapes.... More 

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Carmel, NY
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29 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a must see stop if you are visiting Bennington. It is very well done and the pottery is lovely.

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Wakefield
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

great assortment of artistic pottery. Very helpful and friendly staff. Great statues of moose and cow made to look like they walked thru a glass wall.

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ny
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I too have been coming here for years...My tastes have changed over the years, but can always find a pattern/glaze to suit me. This trip switched to the green on black glaze.If in need of agift for a special occasion....This lovely pottery will last a life time. Since I was buying for myself, I purchase the seconds. such minimal imperfections.......I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My parents were going to the Bennington Potters since the 1960s to get the famous trigger mugs, typically seconds. they still sell them. The building still as many characteristics of the grain elevator that it was back many years ago. Great place to visit.

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Cambria, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

An active and historic pottery offers a stunning gift shop and the wonderful experience of viewing the making of each handmade piece onsite.

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Southington, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I have owned Bennington Pottery for over 30 years and it really stands up over time. When my best friend started collecting it, my husband and I decided to buy her a piece for her birthday. We love this gift shop and the pottery is wonderful. It can be baked, frozen, microwaved, and washes up in the dishwasher beautifully, year... More 

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East Haddam, Connecticut
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Ive been coming here since I was a kid. They have beautiful pottery and gifts. They even have discounted items that have very tiny imperfections. Not a place for kids. Very friendly staff!!!

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I remembered going here when I was young and just had to come back. I remembered being so impressed with the quality and taste of the pieces there. We took a self-guided tour of where the pottery was made and then it was off to the shop. I couldn't leave without getting something and I got a classic cookie jar... More 

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Portland, Maine
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I've owned Bennington pottery for a number of years and have always wanted to go to the factory. It was a little disappointing. The self guided tour was not very robust and there really weren't any deals to be had at the outlet. I still love the pottery, but I can buy it closer to home.

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