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cool venue

I have been to concerts, weddings and markets at this venue, so great. The local Folk Music... read more

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Interesting history, not the best guides

We've been there a few times now, once free for Culture Days, and also using a library pass. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martha M
Alberta, Canada
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“pottery factory”(15 reviews)
Inhale the nostalgia as you walk the same floors of the early workers in this historic factory - a time capsule to the beginning of Western Canada's industrial revolution. Learn and create while getting hands on with a clay experience taught by a...more
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713 Medalta Ave SE, Medicine Hat, Alberta T1A 3K9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to concerts, weddings and markets at this venue, so great. The local Folk Music festival, Tongue On The Post is held here as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NorthStar291342
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been there a few times now, once free for Culture Days, and also using a library pass. The cashier was more concerned with making sure we avoided disrupting a wedding that was being set up, then answering questions. (The people setting up invited us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martha M
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Very popular event. Resevations/tickets are required. fantastic music. Musicians have a great rapport with the audience. The auctions are a good attraction and fundraiser.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We dropped in here for a tour which was very interesting. Then nearby a walking path we embarked on. Beautiful scenery and very peaceful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cindy D
Reviewed October 29, 2018

An unique experience, but the tours are highly over priced making it out of the range for a family visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Lorne B
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

This was a very interesting self guided little tour. It was fascinating to look at this old factory and the ovens and learn how they used to make all kinds of beautiful pottery. The tour explained everything from finding the proper clay to the finished...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vickid266
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

An interesting bit of Medicine Hat history, Medalta was once a booming clay pottery manufacturer that produced wares shipped from coast to coast. The museum, which gives you a good feel for the manufacturing process and scope of finished goods produced, is excellent. The gift...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

very historic building with lots of local potters fare. a beautiful venue for a wedding whether it be summer or winter.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fjwelz
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Interesting to see the history and process! Gift store where you can buy products they are famous for such as crocks and bean pots!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AlbertaCammy
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Emma was so helpful in making our time at the Pottery Factory informative and pleasant. She looked things up on the computer and helped us find things we would enjoy doing. There was an event happening with a couple food trucks and vendors. We toured...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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May 12, 2015|
Response from kayceelaw | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't work there - just visited. I would go on the Medalta website and ask the question.