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Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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TRULY interesting - to a person who knows nothing about pottery!

We spent 1.5 hours one Saturday, enjoying EVERY minute... and I objected to even going! Really... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Gainesville, Georgia
A Wonderful Surprise in Otherwise Touristy Helen

Our kids were out of school this week, so we decided to take a day trip to nearby Helen, GA. It... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
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Our building and services have won awards for design and service to the community. We trace the art, history, and technology of folk potters in northeast Georgia.
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Georgia Hwy 255 North, Garland Bristol and Rt 255N, Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571
+1 706-878-3300
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

We spent 1.5 hours one Saturday, enjoying EVERY minute... and I objected to even going! Really worth your time!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank barbmck
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Our kids were out of school this week, so we decided to take a day trip to nearby Helen, GA. It didn't take us long to figure out that Helen wasn't our cup of tea, so we ended up leaving sooner than we thought. On...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

I liked visiting this museum which is in an old schoolhouse. The displays were excellent. The staff was so friendly. I walked across the highway to the beautiful Nachoochee Presbyterian Church. I also took pictures of a lovely old barn next to the church.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susie G
Reviewed 8 July 2018

A well done local museum with a significant historical display of local pottery artisans. Bright and clean.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ingo46
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The museum is not huge but has some nice pieces. It combines a historical look at the local pottery industry with some newer pieces by modern artists.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nebby3
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We stopped on a rainy Saturday. This is a high quality, highly focused museum. It explores the importance of pottery and the people in the mountains who made it. In a beautiful modern setting we heard the voices of old time potters who made the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank John R
StrategicFundraising, Manager at Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

John, Thank you for your great review. This past rainy Saturday we entertained over 600 visitors during our WinterFest Arts & Coach Tour. We hope to see you back real soon. Patrick Brennan Patrick@snca.org

Reviewed 2 November 2017

The story of this family of potters is interesting, and the hard work that is involved is shown in a short film. We also learned more from a description placard about a piece of pottery we bought at Mark of the Potter. It was designed...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TeeCee54
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is beautiful. But the stories, the pottery and the exhibits are something that must be seen to be appreciated. Plan for at least two hours.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank slrig2009
Reviewed 31 May 2017

while we went thinking that this would be something good to do on an rainy day, turned out to be a learning experience that we won't soon forget. I believe we enjoyed the history of the work more than the modern art. It was interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank nicbo78
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The museum has a unique design with treasures within. I love pottery so this was such a learning experience to see the many examples of pottery. Don't be rushed for time for your tour or you will miss out on an incredible experience.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Joan C
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