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Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, daily,every day except Christmas Day

Phone: 03 5448 4404

Experience the history and craft of Australia's oldest working pottery with demonstrations, hands on activities with clay and interpretive displays.

Visit the Interpretive museum, step back in time and learn about the production processes, machinery, working conditions and traditional skills of the Bendigo Pottery from its beginning in 1858 to the present day.

Relax with a coffee or light meal and wander around the extensive sales gallery featuring a huge range of traditional and contemporary ceramics. Explore the new Antiques & Collectables Centre with over 40 individual sites under the one roof. Visit one of the smaller studio galleries including artists in textiles, metal sculptures, glass beads, printmaking, photography, painting & jewellery.

Description

Australia's oldest working pottery includes;

Extensive sales gallery, Interpretive Museum, Pottery demonstrations, Wheel throwing lessons, Clay play for kids, Antiques & Collectables, individual artists' studios, Cafe, Disabled facilities, Parking for cars, coaches and caravans. Special School holiday program includes additional activities, check website for details

Cancellations received at any time will incur an administration fee from the Bendigo Visitor Centre of $27.50.

146 Midland Highway, Epsom Victoria 3551, Australia

Directions

From the fountain in the centre of Bendigo head north towards Echuca for 6.5km where you will find Bendigo Pottery on the right hand side of the Midland Highway.

If approaching from the north, Bendigo Pottery is 200 meters past the first set of traffic lights at Howard Street. V line runs trains from Melbourne to Bendigo. See www.vline.com.au for timetable. No. 5 bus runs from Mitchell St in the centre of Bendigo to Bendigo Pottery. Call 1300 734441for timetable details. Taxi service is available 7 days.

The new Antiques & Collectables Centre has over 40 individual sites under the one roof. With something for everyone - ceramics, furniture, jewellery, books, lamps & all sorts of quirky & interesting collectables.