Pottery Museum of Red Wing

Pottery Museum of Red Wing Proudly preserving the 100 year history of the clay industry in Red Wing, Minnesota. We are located across the parking lot from the Pottery Place Mall.
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Pottery Museum of Red Wing is closed today, Sunday, February 9. No travel is advised. Please be safe if you must travel!
02/09/2020

Pottery Museum of Red Wing is closed today, Sunday, February 9. No travel is advised. Please be safe if you must travel!

Thanks to Steve Johnson and Bonnie Hutchson for their work on our bootlegging/still exhibit. It is coming together nicel...
02/06/2020

Thanks to Steve Johnson and Bonnie Hutchson for their work on our bootlegging/still exhibit. It is coming together nicely!
#PMRW #rwcollectors #volunteersrock

Judy Richardson was the office supplies fairy today!
01/29/2020

Judy Richardson was the office supplies fairy today!

Thanks to RWCS member Judy Richardson for donating these wonderful office supplies to the RWCS and the Pottery Museum of Red Wing today!

We appreciate her thinking of us. Now Char, Nancy, and I all kinds of supplies including paper and drawing tickets!

#membersmatter #rwcs #rwcollectors #thankfulfordonations

Steve and Nancy are working this afternoon to finish up the gift shop inventory.#PMRW #RWCollectors #CountingFun
01/28/2020

Steve and Nancy are working this afternoon to finish up the gift shop inventory.
#PMRW #RWCollectors #CountingFun

We are at the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting. Our cake just sold for $675 - thank you Musty-Barnhart I...
01/28/2020

We are at the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting. Our cake just sold for $675 - thank you Musty-Barnhart Insurance for the winning bid!
#PMRW #EisenhowerAshtray #redwingchamber

Mark Dankers is busy clearing the roof today! #PMRW #RWCollectors #volunteersrock
01/24/2020

Mark Dankers is busy clearing the roof today! #PMRW #RWCollectors #volunteersrock

Sue Johnson is getting the gift store ready for Valentine's Day.#PMRW # thankfulforvolunteershelping #RWCollectors
01/21/2020

Sue Johnson is getting the gift store ready for Valentine's Day.
#PMRW # thankfulforvolunteershelping #RWCollectors

Wayne Miller and Steve Wipperling are adding a few more shelves in the store room. I am providing documentary support.#P...
01/21/2020

Wayne Miller and Steve Wipperling are adding a few more shelves in the store room. I am providing documentary support.
#PMRW #RWCollectors #thankfulforvolunteershelping💙

We've been nominated as a top business!
01/18/2020

We've been nominated as a top business!

The snow has started and conditions are deteriorating. The Pottery Museum of Red Wing is closing at 3:00 pm today. Be ca...
01/17/2020

The snow has started and conditions are deteriorating. The Pottery Museum of Red Wing is closing at 3:00 pm today. Be careful out there!

100 years ago today, the government started enforcing the 18th Amendment - Prohibition. Look for our Red Wing Saloon exh...
01/17/2020

100 years ago today, the government started enforcing the 18th Amendment - Prohibition. Look for our Red Wing Saloon exhibit to close as we move to stills to fill our jugs.
#PMRW #ProhibitionHistory #RWCollectors

01/15/2020

Thank you to Todd A. Avery for treating our sidewalks before the snow started!
#RWCollectors #WinterPreparation #PMRW

A very special thank you to Dick Houghton for donating a piano for use in Potters Hall. The piano we had (which Dick als...
01/15/2020

A very special thank you to Dick Houghton for donating a piano for use in Potters Hall. The piano we had (which Dick also hauled away for us 😊) had many tuning issues. Thank you, Dick!

Just a few of the lunch hour pieces on view right now.
01/15/2020

Just a few of the lunch hour pieces on view right now.

How do we start a new year? We add shelves to our storage! It is a great time to look at and assess the collection, too!...
01/06/2020

How do we start a new year? We add shelves to our storage! It is a great time to look at and assess the collection, too!
#PotteryMuseumRedWing #rwcollectors #RWPottery #museuminventory

Thank you to the 48,353 people who visited us in 2019 - a record! We are ready for an even better 2020!
12/31/2019

Thank you to the 48,353 people who visited us in 2019 - a record! We are ready for an even better 2020!

Pottery Museum of Red Wing wishes you all the best in 2020 - Happy New Year!
12/30/2019

Pottery Museum of Red Wing wishes you all the best in 2020 - Happy New Year!

The holidays mean parties! Last night Greg Roe's Thrivent team hosted a holiday party. Today it is Iglesia Adventista de...
12/21/2019

The holidays mean parties! Last night Greg Roe's Thrivent team hosted a holiday party. Today it is Iglesia Adventista del Septimo Dia. On Christmas Day, we will have a family holiday party. It is great to connect with family and friends during this time. (The photo is of today's party set up.)
#PottersHall #PMRW #PotteryMuseumRedWing #holidayspirit

We wish you the happiest of holiday seasons! We hope that you enjoy time with family and friends.We will be closed on De...
12/20/2019

We wish you the happiest of holiday seasons! We hope that you enjoy time with family and friends.
We will be closed on December 24 and 25. We will also be closed January 1.
Happy Holidays!

All remaining holiday bazaar items are half price. Check us out for a unique and affordable last-minute gift.
12/17/2019

All remaining holiday bazaar items are half price. Check us out for a unique and affordable last-minute gift.

We welcomed a group from R&J Tours this afternoon. Thank you to our tour guides for sharing your knowledge and enthusias...
12/10/2019

We welcomed a group from R&J Tours this afternoon. Thank you to our tour guides for sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm!

Pottery Museum of Red Wing Gift Store
12/10/2019

Pottery Museum of Red Wing Gift Store

If you're looking to gift a new hat or sweatshirt, we have several styles to choose from, and we can ship them for you.

Spectrum Financial Group is touring today. Thank you to your guides Larry Peterson, Barb Brown, and Steve Brown!#PMRW #R...
12/07/2019

Spectrum Financial Group is touring today. Thank you to your guides Larry Peterson, Barb Brown, and Steve Brown!
#PMRW #RWCollectors #DayOut

Nancy Barth has been giving the gift store a bit of a refresh - just in time for holiday shopping! #PotteryMuseumofRedWi...
12/07/2019

Nancy Barth has been giving the gift store a bit of a refresh - just in time for holiday shopping! #PotteryMuseumofRedWing #RWCollectors #GiftIdeas

Mark Dankers  is taking care of the snow on the roof. Thank you!#PotteryMuseumRedWing #GreatVolunteers #rwcollectors
12/04/2019

Mark Dankers is taking care of the snow on the roof. Thank you!
#PotteryMuseumRedWing #GreatVolunteers #rwcollectors

Thank you to Bonnie Hutchson and Hallstrom's Florist & Sweet Shoppe for adding some holiday cheer to the museum!#Pottery...
12/04/2019

Thank you to Bonnie Hutchson and Hallstrom's Florist & Sweet Shoppe for adding some holiday cheer to the museum!
#PotteryMuseumRedWing #rwcollectors #holidayspirit

Stop by to see us at @potterymuseumrw and save some money - we would love to see you!#PotteryMuseumRedWing #RWCollectors...
11/29/2019

Stop by to see us at @potterymuseumrw and save some money - we would love to see you!
#PotteryMuseumRedWing #RWCollectors #HolidaySale

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! This is the view from Pottery Museum of Red Wing this morning. Crews are working to clean the st...
11/27/2019

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! This is the view from Pottery Museum of Red Wing this morning. Crews are working to clean the streets, but take care if you are driving. The snow should end in the next few hours. Take care out there, everyone!

We are grateful for you - you make the Pottery Museum of Red Wing possible. Wishing you all a very happy Thanksgiving! P...
11/26/2019

We are grateful for you - you make the Pottery Museum of Red Wing possible. Wishing you all a very happy Thanksgiving! Please travel safely and enjoy your time with family, friends, and each other!

With the ribbon cutting for the planned traffic switch for the new bridge being planned for this afternoon, we are shari...
11/21/2019

With the ribbon cutting for the planned traffic switch for the new bridge being planned for this afternoon, we are sharing a memory from the last bridge opening ceremony. The plan is to start using the new bridge tomorrow and to finish construction in 2020.
#RWCollectors #historymatters

THANK YOU! We raised more than $30,000 yesterday. We are grateful for each and every one of you. If you missed Give to t...
11/15/2019

THANK YOU! We raised more than $30,000 yesterday. We are grateful for each and every one of you. If you missed Give to the Max, don't worry - you can still give and have it count toward Give to the Max 2019. Again, THANK YOU!

Check out the article on our Prohibition exhibit in Bottles & Extras magazine, written by our own Steve Ketcham#PotteryM...
11/14/2019

Check out the article on our Prohibition exhibit in Bottles & Extras magazine, written by our own Steve Ketcham
#PotteryMuseumRedWing #RWCollectors

Give to the Max Day is in full swing! Nancy (behind the camera) and volunteers are ready to assist you. Call 651.327.222...
11/14/2019

Give to the Max Day is in full swing! Nancy (behind the camera) and volunteers are ready to assist you. Call 651.327.2220 or visit us at 240 Harrison St.

Today is the day! Thank you to everyone who has taken advantage of early giving! Stop down and see us. (We know that you...
11/14/2019

Today is the day! Thank you to everyone who has taken advantage of early giving! Stop down and see us. (We know that you are really coming to see the bartender in the saloon exhibit.) Mark your donation "Give to the Max" and it will count whenever it comes.

Tomorrow is Give to the Max Day! Stop by and visit our bartender in the Red Wing Saloon exhibit. Then, take advantage of...
11/13/2019

Tomorrow is Give to the Max Day! Stop by and visit our bartender in the Red Wing Saloon exhibit. Then, take advantage of $22,000 in matching funds to make your support go even further! We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

Give to the Max Day is this Thursday, November 14. Help us share the legacy of Red Wing's local clay industry by donatin...
11/12/2019

Give to the Max Day is this Thursday, November 14. Help us share the legacy of Red Wing's local clay industry by donating now! (Early giving is happening right now.)

There's a party here today! Are you planning a birthday, holiday party or something else? Call Nancy at 651.327.2220 to ...
11/10/2019

There's a party here today! Are you planning a birthday, holiday party or something else? Call Nancy at 651.327.2220 to reserve Potters Hall for your next event.

Things are going at our bazaar but there are still good finds to be had. Thank you to Mary and Gary Wisbar for heading u...
11/08/2019

Things are going at our bazaar but there are still good finds to be had. Thank you to Mary and Gary Wisbar for heading up the bazaar sales!

Thank you to Steve Johnson for my file cabinet. He asked if I needed one because he had seen some being given away. In j...
11/08/2019

Thank you to Steve Johnson for my file cabinet. He asked if I needed one because he had seen some being given away. In just a couple of days, he delivered it, cleaned it up, and put it in my office. Thank you!

Thursday, November 14 - Give to the Max Day is just around the corner. You don't have to wait until then to donate. Earl...
11/08/2019
Support Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation on GiveMN

Thursday, November 14 - Give to the Max Day is just around the corner. You don't have to wait until then to donate. Early giving has started. Go to https://www.givemn.org/organization/Rwcsfoundation, call, send a donation in the mail, or stop by - we would love to see you and thank you in person!

The Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation supports and maintains the Pottery Museum of Red Wing in Red Wing, MN. It is located in the Pottery Annex Building, right across the parking lot from the last remaining pottery factory building. The Pottery Museum of Red Wing...

Did yesterday's snow start you thinking about the holidays? Our Holiday Bazaar starts today and there are deals to be ha...
11/07/2019

Did yesterday's snow start you thinking about the holidays? Our Holiday Bazaar starts today and there are deals to be had! We look forward to seeing you.

We are getting ready for our Holiday Bazaar. Once again, Steve is busy. Come check it out November 7-9, 2019!
11/05/2019

We are getting ready for our Holiday Bazaar. Once again, Steve is busy. Come check it out November 7-9, 2019!

Fall cleanup, part 2. Steve came back for more - thank you!
11/01/2019

Fall cleanup, part 2. Steve came back for more - thank you!

We didn't quite get it all done before the first snowflakes of the season, but Steve and Wayne are outside in freezing t...
10/29/2019

We didn't quite get it all done before the first snowflakes of the season, but Steve and Wayne are outside in freezing temperatures (it is 32 degrees out there), working on fall cleanup.

Wayne and Steve are busy installing shelves today.
10/22/2019

Wayne and Steve are busy installing shelves today.

Address

240 Harrison Street
Red Wing, MN
55066

General information

Free Museum highlighting over 6,000 pieces of Red Wing pottery, stoneware and dinnerware. Pottery Museum will be closed the 4th of July. Will be open July 5th 11-4pm

Opening Hours

Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(651) 327-2220

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Great museum with tremendous displays and lots of history!! Be sure to go visit when in Red Wing!!! You won’t regret it!!!
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What a great museum!!! Very interesting to learn about the various items produced over the years.
Make sure to come!
Hello I was wondering if this is a orig redwing i can't seem to find one like it any where i got it at a yard sale along with other pottery and vase's thanks Austin
Congratulations Robin! The museum became first-rate and world-class under your management. You will be missed!
Is this Red Wing?