Address: 146 Midland Hwy, Bendigo, Victoria 3550
Phone: 03 5448 4404 | Fax: 03 5448 4873
Established in 1858, Bendigo Pottery offers a unique visitor experience of both historic and modern ceramic production.
Bendigo Pottery has quality ceramic tableware at factory prices, antique centre with over 30 stalls, heritage listed wood fired kilns as well as an interpretive Museum.
The interpretive Museum features a theatrette inside a heritage wood fired kiln and displays of kilns, production equipment and pottery. The theatrette displays videos, soundscapes and an insight into what the factory does .
There are demonstrations of hand throwing by potters and wheel throwing lessons. There are also activities children can participate in called 'Clay Play'.
There are six artist studios including painting, prints, glass beads, photos and textiles.
Paynter Gallery hosts temporary ceramic exhibitions as Potiche Gallery has ceramics by Central Victorian Potters on display for the public to view.
Bendigo Pottery has ample parking for cars, coaches and caravans on site as well as a Café and a magnificent rose garden.
For further information please visit the website or contact Bendigo Pottery.
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Price & booking
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Interpretive Museum - Adult
Interpretive Museum - Concession
Interpretive Museum - Child
Interpretive Museum - Family
Wheel throwing lesson - Half Hour
Wheel throwing lesson - One Hour
Clay Play Activity
Take the Calder Highway from Melbourne to Bendigo. This makes for a comfortable 90 minute trip to the centre of Bendigo. Bendigo Pottery is located six and a half kilometres North of the Alexandra Fountain in the centre of Bendigo.
For further directions and alternative modes of transport please visit the website.
- Car park
- Child Activities
- Coach Parking
- Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
- Toilet facilities for the Disabled
- Interpretive Centre
- Public Toilet
- Sheltered Area
- Visitor Information Centre
- Art and Craft
Closed Christmas Day
- Cultural Tourism Industry Group
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
Contact operator for further details.
Additional business information
School Holiday Program
During the school holidays, visitors to Bendigo Pottery can decorate their own plate or mug under the guidance of an experienced artist. The decorated piece is then glazed and fired to provide a functional piece or unique gift. Finished items are ready in two weeks for collection or to be posted to any location around the world. Activity cost is only $16.00. Enquire about workshop times and make bookings on Phone 03 5448 4404
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