The Museum Gift Store has a great variety of items including Red Wing Souvenirs, gifts, jewelry, and vintage Red Wing Pottery.

The Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation's mission is to "Preserve Red Wing stoneware, art pottery, dinnerware, and supporting artifacts to expand the public’s awareness of these wares, not only as art forms but also as historical reflections of American culture"
The Red Wing Pottery Museum was first opened in 2001 on the second floor of the former Minnesota Stoneware Company building where crocks, jugs, churns and many other stoneware items were made from 1883 until the 1930s. The 3000 square foot museum space held approximately 1200 items which were either on loan or donated.

The need for more display space and a more visible location led the foundation board to sign an agreement to purchase the west half of the Pottery Annex Building in December, 2012. The building is located just to the south and across the parking lot from the original museum site. The new location increased the museum space to over 13,000 square feet. The Schleich family donated their entire Schleich Red Wing Pottery Museum, once located in Lincoln, Nebraska, to be added to the museum.  More than 10,000 hours of volunteer labor were spent preparing the space and moving the pottery and artifacts to the location, and the new Pottery Museum of Red Wing held its grand opening July 9, 2014.

MUSEUM WING - The Pottery Museum of Red Wing has over 6000 items on display and daily has a steady stream of visitors. It is a MUST SEE when visiting Red Wing, Minnesota.

RESEARCH LIBRARY- A cozy and comfortable space has been furnished with all the tools any researcher might need to learn more about the clay industry in Red Wing. Here you will find books, photographs, documents, audio tapes, business ledgers and many other primary sources of information.

POTTERS HALL - A large multi-purpose space for educational presentations, business meetings, and social gatherings is also part of the Pottery Museum complex. It is available on request for business, professional and other groups. For more information or to check availability please contact Robin Wipperling, Museum Manager - 651.327.2220

GIFT STORE - Whether looking for a special souvenir of Red Wing or wanting to purchase an actual piece of Red Wing history, the Pottery Museum Gift Store has a nice variety of items for sale.
The historic pottery industry flourished in Red Wing, Minnesota, from 1877 until 1967. The Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation is a national foundation dedicated to gathering and preserving historical information and artifacts related to the Red Wing clay industry as well as other American pottery and stoneware.  The cultural heritage as it relates to the clay industry that thrived in Red Wing is an important focus.  The museum’s educational displays are designed to inform and to promote an appreciation of Red Wing pottery as both utilitarian ware and as an art form.  Pottery was and still is both useful and beautiful, and this dual role is an important part of American heritage and culture.

The room is also a great choice for special club meetings, parties and other events. CALL Robin Wipperling at 651.327.2220 to schedule your event.

The spacious Potters Hall, a multipurpose room complete with audio visual equipment may be reserved for business meetings.

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