Central and North Georgia Sights

Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia

  • 283 Hwy. 255 Map It
  • Sautee Nacoochee
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Located 4 mi southeast of Helen, this museum showcases a 200-year unbroken tradition of folk pottery in Northeast Georgia (especially in nearby Mossy Creek and the Gillsville-Lula area). Part of the 5,000-square-foot facility outlines how pottery is made and how it was used for essential household purposes. Exhibits showcase a 200-piece collection donated to the museum, including the whimsical face jugs that have become an emblem of Southern folk art. Demonstrations of pottery making are offered one Saturday a month. Call ahead for dates and times.

Sight Information

Address:

283 Hwy. 255, Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, 30571, United States

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Phone:

706-878–3300

Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 1–5

Published 07/23/2015

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