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The Museum of Ceramics

Open today: 09:30 - 15:30
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What a Joy for a Ceramics Junkie!

You must start with the film, which explains the wonderful history of ceramics in Ohio and this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Diego, California
Museum of Ceramics

I'm definitely not a ceramics aficionado, so I can't say for sure that the museum has anything that... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Emily Y
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The Museum of Ceramics, which is operated by the Museum of Ceramics Foundation and the Ohio History Connection, houses an extensive collection of the wares produced in the city long known as "America's Crockery City" and "The Pottery Capital of the...more
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400 E 5th St, East Liverpool, OH 43920-3134
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must start with the film, which explains the wonderful history of ceramics in Ohio and this area in particular. Then just make your way through. I really enjoyed it, but I wish there was more. Classes, lectures, anything to keep the public interested in...More

Thank Charrie63
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I'm definitely not a ceramics aficionado, so I can't say for sure that the museum has anything that true experts would find interesting. Personally, though, I found the place fascinating, well kept, and -- frankly -- beautiful.

Thank Emily Y
Reviewed 31 July 2018

It is handicapablity assecessible. I love the different type of ceramics. I enjoy free postcards. I am glad the cost was low on budget income.

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A very rewarding experience awaits those wanting to take in the sights and past history of the city. There are many examples of pottery manufacturing, including fine examples of the most treasured Lotus Ware. All in all a very in-depth look into the Pottery City...More

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

While visiting East Liverpool I decided to visit the MUSEUM OF CERAMICS. I enjoyed discovering how the history of this Ohio River town depended upon the growth of the pottery industry. Photos and a life-size diorama allow the visitor to develop a real appreciation of...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The Museum of Ceramics is a collection of so much of Ohio's history. Once East Liverpool had many factories that made the dishes for all the railroads, all the Fiesta Ware, and so many more lines both common and extraordinary. The museum has some fascinating...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

What a great museum! It is in a beautiful old building, and you will leave knowing a great deal about the pottery industry and East Liverpool. The Lotus Ware is just stunning. This is great even if you are not a collector, but interested in...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

What an amazing two hours of exploring the history of crockery in East Liverpool Ohio. It’s hard to believe during its hey day Liverpool produced 50% of all of the crockery or pottery in the world. Over 40 companies produce pottery during that time. Because...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Local ceramic history in a great museum downtown. There are many examples of local pottery and the history of the industry in the area is very well detailed.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We had not been to the Museum for several years and thoroughly enjoyed our visit today. This collection of 19th and 20th century work from what was arguably the most important center for ceramics in the US is fantastic. What truly made this a five-star...More

Thank StigJim
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