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Address: 10125 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48214-3138
Phone Number: 13136262062
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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Witten
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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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Ann Arbor, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I like pots and decorative tiles and Pewabic has both. Plus, the house-like building houses a mini (very mini) museum where some original works are on display. In addition, you can see where the products are made and spend WAY MORE than you should in the store. Pewabic is a true, historic Detroit landmark. Visiting the Art Deco buildings in... More 

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grosse pointe michigan usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I just spent an hour at the Pewabic Pottery chosing a gift for a friend; there were so many choices of beaultiful pottery. The second floor houses an exhibit of Pewabic history and is not to be missed.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Pewabic's retail store is packed with beautiful pieces ranging from vases to clocks. In addition, current artists sell their works towards the back of shop with such varying techniques, that there is sure to be something for everyone. Be prepared for high price tags if you're buying, but also fun just to browse these beautiful works!

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