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Pewabic

10125 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48214-3138
+1 313-626-2062
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Wonderful Historical Gem in Detroit

I highly recommend touring Pewabic Pottery in Detroit. It's very interesting and you get to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janeen B
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Plymouth, Michigan
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A Detroit Icon

Located in a house off Jefferson, a little ways past Belle Isle is this hidden gem. Pewabic Pottery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
StockholmKindaGuy
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Atlanta
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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10125 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48214-3138
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+1 313-626-2062
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend touring Pewabic Pottery in Detroit. It's very interesting and you get to see the processes that have been in place for over 100 years. It won't take more than a couple hours (many could do it in an hour), and is well...More

Thank Janeen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in a house off Jefferson, a little ways past Belle Isle is this hidden gem. Pewabic Pottery is one of those icons of Detroit that's been around for over 100 years. Their decorative tiles adorn some of the cities most notable buildings. It's also...More

Thank StockholmKindaGuy
Amanda R, Public Relations Manager at Pewabic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you StokholmKindaGuy for this lovely review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed our little gem as much as we do! Send us a picture of your Guardian Building Tile once it finds its place in your home. We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

It was lovely not only see all of the beautiful Pewabic pieces, but they also show/sell pieces from other artisans! I was able to purchase a few lovely pieces and I have been incredibly happy with what I purchased.

Thank PiperOrDakota
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Interesting for the art and history lover. Beautiful old tile and other ceramics in the original manufacturing structure.

Thank Robb1n419
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I love the tiles in here they are too pretty for words. The store is amazing with art on the second floor all free to see. The tiles are a plenty to see and pick from. They also have some wood working items as well....More

Thank Michele A
Reviewed 3 April 2017

There is free admission to this national historic landmark, which is a working facility where all facets of the processes of creating ceramic pieces can be witnessed. The production facility is behind the gift shop, where employees can be seen molding clay with tools, glazing...More

Thank DinesEverywhere
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This place is neat, and right around the corner from Belle Isle. If you like history or pottery, it's worth browsing, seeing what new and what an imprint it's left on Detroit.

Thank GSt0ne
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wonderful shop where all of the tiles are made...many with historical significance! Definitely worth a visit and a purchase!

Thank mjmnam
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great family activity. sign up for classes. Great for kids and adults Start with the free form class - excellent Raku session at the end! Working withe wheel could be difficult and frustrating for kids under 12.

Thank Isa G
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Pewabic pottery has something for everyone! Beautiful tile, vases, ornaments & dishes. For Years I've been saying I'm going to take a class. Its also located right outside of Indian village & not to far from Belle Isle.

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