Contact Us

We love hearing from you!

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Better yet, see us in person!

We enjoy any opportunity to share this amazing museum with you - we are the number one tourist attraction in Red Wing!

Pottery Museum of Red Wing

240 Harrison Street, Red Wing MN

(651) 327-2220

Hours

Mon

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tue

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wed

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thu

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Fri

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sun

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

RESOURCES

  

The Red Wing Collectors Society founded in 1977 is one of the oldest, continuous collector organizations. Every member of RWCS is also a member of the RWCS Foundation. Links to the RWCS website and other organizations and resources are shown below.

image113

RED WING COLLECTORS SOCIETY

The Red Wing Collectors Society (RWCS) is a national organization comprised of state chapters and individuals. All members of the RWCS are also members of the Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation and have been instrumental in the success of the Pottery Museum of Red Wing. The Society was "founded in 1977," ten years after the Red Wing Potteries ceased manufacturing. The Society strives to preserve the history and pottery that is Red Wing. 


Every year during the second full week in July, the RWCS sponsors the annual

Red Wing Collectors Society Convention held in Red Wing, Minnesota. The membership consists of collectors from most states as well as Canada.


Information about the Red Wing Collectors Society and the various state chapters can be found at the RWCS website.

red wing collectors society

Additional Resources of Interest

GOODHUE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The mission of the Goodhue County Historical Society is to collect, protect, preserve and interpret materials relating to the natural and cultural history of Goodhue County and its people. The Historical Society Collections encompass more than 150,000 artifacts, detailing county history from its prehistory to the present. Special exhibits reflect the wide variety of items in collections, which include an extensive exhibit chronicling the clay and pottery industry in Goodhue County. 

Goodhue county history center

THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Minnesota Historical Society is a private, non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849 to preserve and share Minnesota history. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through interactive and engaging museum exhibits, extensive libraries and collections, 25 historic sites, educational programs and book publishing.   

minnesota historical society

NORTHERN CLAY CENTER

Northern Clay Center's mission is the advancement of the ceramic arts. Its goals are to promote excellence in the work of clay artists, to provide education opportunities for artists and the community and to encourage and expand the public's appreciation and understanding of all forms of the ceramic arts. The center officially opened in October, 1990. 

northern clay center

RED WING DINNERWARE

 Todd Hintz and his wife Ivy Loughborough have developed an extensive site on the many patterns of Red Wing Dinnerware. Every pattern is represented in the site’s Master Index and the page is continually updated with new information about the various patterns.

red wing dinnerware

HISTORIC POTTERY INDUSTRY OF RED WING & GOODHUE COUNTY MN

Minnesota resident and GIS employee  Leanne Knott has put together a story map about the pottery industry of Red Wing. It combines the use of maps, images, video and narrative to take the viewer through a visual history of the pottery industry in Red Wing and Goodhue County, Minnesota.

historic pottery story map