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Bennington Potters

324 County St, Bennington, VT 05201-1902
+1 800-205-8033
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Just one more stop on the way.

Any time we come to Vermont we have to stop here. The problem is that we always leave with more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TimandCindytravelers
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Beautiful Shop, Beautiful Pottery

Walked from downtown Bennington to see this beautiful shop. The pottery is made right there and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ShelSouthShore_MA
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South Shore, MA
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Bennington Potters has been making stoneware pottery right here in Bennington, Vermont since 1948. Visit our destination home style store and pottery works. Free Factory Tours - Come See it Made! Talk to the potters and see pressing, casting, jiggering, finishing, glazing and firing in action. Buses and group tours welcome! Call for more information. Shop at Potters Yard in our historic Grist Mill and Old School House buildings. We sell our dinnerware, bakeware, and classic trigger mugs, as well as our own accessories and complementary glassware, tableware, linens, furniture and more - a unique shopping experience. Shop, factory and gardens on 3-plus acres. In downtown Bennington, less than a block off Vt. Rte. 7. Open every day.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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324 County St, Bennington, VT 05201-1902
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+1 800-205-8033
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Any time we come to Vermont we have to stop here. The problem is that we always leave with more than we were planning on purchasing.

Thank TimandCindytravelers
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BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks Tim and Cindy! Yes, that does happen at Potters Yard. We're so glad to be part of your Vermont travels!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked from downtown Bennington to see this beautiful shop. The pottery is made right there and lovely. The displays are very well done. They also sell linens and glassware. Their coffee mugs are the best!

Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
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BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit @ShelSouthShore_MA! Thank you for your review and kind words. We hope we see you again soon!

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Our skiing day was rained out, so we decided to stop by on our way out of town. I think we ended up spending over two hours here. The pottery is beautiful. But they also have some beautiful linens and other odds and ends for...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a quaint stop in Bennington which is not to be missed. The pottery is unmatched from other places we have visited, the craftsmanship, the attention to detail and the selection of things you have to purchase in the gift shop are amazing. The...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Bennington my whole life but my boyfriend who's lived here 8 years had never been there so we went one Sunday afternoon when they were doing a promotion with the Hawkins House and the Tap House. They have amazing pottery set up...More

1  Thank sweetooth989
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nicely laid out store with beautiful, functional pottery. Prices a bit higher than I remembered from a few years ago, but it was nice that they have retained many of the styles that have always carried. Factory is worth a look.

Thank Charles A
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were delighted to have a reservation to walk up to the potters and talk with them about their individual jobs. We spent about an hour in the workshop and EVERY person we spoke with was cordial and proud of their part in the process....More

1  Thank Anonymous855
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BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you @Anonymous855! We are so happy you came to visit and enjoyed your tour!

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The Bennington Potters are an institution. Worth a stop. See pottery being made. Grab a mug for your coffee. Great place.

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BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you Traveler6500! We're so glad you enjoy visiting us at Bennington Potters!

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

... If you take the time to talk to the staff and ask questions. They would stand and chat or work while chatting as long as you had questions. I was impressed. And, the Welcome Center as I came into town have me a booklet...More

1  Thank LittlePaint
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BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you LittlePaint! What a sweet note - and it warms our hearts that your free gift brought you joy, that is exactly what we hope for! Come see us again!

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Watching the potters at work was very interesting and the gift shop is lovely. Some reviews refer to a self-guided tour. As part of a bus tour, we had the benefit of a guided tour which explained the process.

1  Thank Remie
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BenningtonPotters, Manager at Bennington Potters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour Remie - thank you and the group for coming! We love giving guided tours as well to large groups, families and individuals. Come see us again!

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Andrew C
28 November 2016|
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Response from BenningtonPotters | Property representative |
Hi Andrew, We do not offer any option where you would be able to paint your own pottery. If you are in the area stop in though to see the Potters making our pottery, and check out the Store here at Potters Yard!
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