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Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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A Wonderful Surprise in Otherwise Touristy Helen

Our kids were out of school this week, so we decided to take a day trip to nearby Helen, GA. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
Small but nice museum

The museum is not huge but has some nice pieces. It combines a historical look at the local pottery... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Mansfield, MA
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Our building and services have won awards for design and service to the community. We trace the art, history, and technology of folk potters in northeast Georgia.
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Georgia Hwy 255 North, Garland Bristol and Rt 255N, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571
+1 706-878-3300
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our kids were out of school this week, so we decided to take a day trip to nearby Helen, GA. It didn't take us long to figure out that Helen wasn't our cup of tea, so we ended up leaving sooner than we thought. On...More

Thank Starky360
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I liked visiting this museum which is in an old schoolhouse. The displays were excellent. The staff was so friendly. I walked across the highway to the beautiful Nachoochee Presbyterian Church. I also took pictures of a lovely old barn next to the church.

Thank Susie G
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A well done local museum with a significant historical display of local pottery artisans. Bright and clean.

Thank Ingo46
Reviewed 26 June 2018

The museum is not huge but has some nice pieces. It combines a historical look at the local pottery industry with some newer pieces by modern artists.

Thank Nebby3
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We stopped on a rainy Saturday. This is a high quality, highly focused museum. It explores the importance of pottery and the people in the mountains who made it. In a beautiful modern setting we heard the voices of old time potters who made the...More

Thank John R
StrategicFundraising, Manager at Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

John, Thank you for your great review. This past rainy Saturday we entertained over 600 visitors during our WinterFest Arts & Coach Tour. We hope to see you back real soon. Patrick Brennan Patrick@snca.org

Reviewed 1 November 2017

The story of this family of potters is interesting, and the hard work that is involved is shown in a short film. We also learned more from a description placard about a piece of pottery we bought at Mark of the Potter. It was designed...More

Thank TeeCee54
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is beautiful. But the stories, the pottery and the exhibits are something that must be seen to be appreciated. Plan for at least two hours.

Thank slrig2009
Reviewed 31 May 2017

while we went thinking that this would be something good to do on an rainy day, turned out to be a learning experience that we won't soon forget. I believe we enjoyed the history of the work more than the modern art. It was interesting...More

Thank nicbo78
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Amazing building! The architecture was stunning, as well as the art. A little bit of something for everyone. Many different art styles, painting, pottery, photography, and more. There was a live class going on while we were visiting, the instructor seemed enthusiastic and helpful.

Thank ItsCrabbie
Reviewed 25 February 2017

we discovered this place by accident and it keeps getting better. Who knew what beautiful things could come from a gourd? We stop from time to time to see what's new in the way of unique gifts the receivers always seem to like or additions...More

Thank Barbara R. B
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