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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, antiques and collectables centre with over 40 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 produced over the last 150 years. The museum has videos, soundscapes and views into the factory to provide an insight into the production process.

You can watch a potter hand throwing product and have a wheel throwing lesson. There are also activities younger children can participate in called 'Clay Play'.

There are six artist studios including painting, prints, glass beads, photos and textiles.

Potiche Gallery has ceramics by Central Victorian Potters on display for the public to purchase.

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


Type Entry cost
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
Payment methods accepted
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Local directions:

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.

  • Café
  • 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
  • Lessons/tutorials
  • Shopping
  • Cultural Tourism Industry Group
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria

Contact operator for further details.