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Address: 10125 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48214-3138
Phone Number: 13136262062
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Pewabic is a National Historic Landmark pottery located in Detroit,...

Pewabic is a National Historic Landmark pottery located in Detroit, Michigan. The pottery is housed in a Tudor Revival style building designed by architect William Buck Stratton and built in 1903. The public is welcome to tour our historic pottery seven days a week at no charge. We also provide docent led tours for groups of 10 or more for a small fee. Pewabic is nationally known for its iridescent glazes, architectural tile designs and ceramic giftware. Pewabic operates as a non-profit dedicated to enriching the human spirit with clay.

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Elegant gifts for almost everyone

When guests come to Detroit, I always take those who love shopping to Pewabic. It's part craft museum/part gift shop and the selection is unique. I'm particularly fond of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jennie P
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When guests come to Detroit, I always take those who love shopping to Pewabic. It's part craft museum/part gift shop and the selection is unique. I'm particularly fond of the tiles, which spruce up a bath or kitchen. For those on a budget, the student sales area offers some inexpensive but lovely work.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Wonderful ceramic tile company located in the city of Detroit. Very unique designs and character to their creations. Used in numerous historic and corporate locations, as well as our kitchen. If you are planning to remodel a room or house, check them out for something historic and different. You can become a member and attend cool events held at the... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Pewabic tile is unmatched. A tour of the facility is a definite for your bucket list. In business for decades, still the master of some of the most unique & beautiful tile to be found anywhere.

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Port Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Was looking forward to this being the pinnacle of our trip to Detroit. As an architect, I have used Pewabic tile in many projects I have designed. Wanted to look around and just speak so someone who would give me more information on the facility. Was so excited to be there...Instead I arrived with my children and wife to a... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Been around a long time - original house built for making pottery. Wonderful pieces at reasonable prices. Safe to go to during the day - just watch your directions as it is in the heart of Detroit.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Pewabic is a great rainy day activity but also might not be for young children since a wrong turn can certainly end in pottery breaking. This is a good place to learn about pottery and to take a look around. Could get pricey if you plan on purchasing pottery. Otherwise, it is free to look around and learn!

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

So glad I went to visit and learn about the place. Beautiful tiles and great story behind the pewabic pottery

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This pottery is a great place to learn about the American history. We also booked a course where we did our own tiles and learned about the art of doing pottery and the different clays to be used. This was quite some fun, so that I can only recommend to do this with friends if you have the time. In... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Whether your looking for great souvenir to remember your trip to Detroit, a gift or something to decorate your home, you'll find it at Pewabic Pottery. There's a wonderful selection of handmade tiles, many representing famous Detroit icons, as well as other decorative imagery. Beautiful ceramic pieces and much much more can be found here. On the second floor is... More 

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Putrajaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

i had a tour here, it seems a good rainny day thing to do. the pottery here is very expensive as it is all hand made

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