Monday to Thursday
Explore the manufacturing process in the heart of the Potteries, at Barlaston, the home of Wedgwood. On the Wedgwood Factory Tour, see up close the craftsmanship, artisan skills and techniques honed over 260 years.
The award winning tour offers an indepth view of all aspects of bone china and iconic Jasperware production including casting, firing, glazing, figure making, decorating and hand painting, ornamentation and gilding.
Free Factory Tour entry for under 12s, when accompanied by an adult.
We offer self-guided and guided Factory Tours, Monday to Friday. Guided Factory Tours take approximately 45 minutes and are available Monday to Friday, subject to availability. Guided tours can be booked in advance by calling 01782 282986 or emailing [email protected]
When to visit
Factory Tours are available Monday to Friday.
The Factory Tour is closed to visitors at weekends and during the factory shutdown periods:
Easter Shut Down | Friday 19 – Monday 22 April 2019
Summer Shut Down | Monday 26 – Friday 30 August 2019
Christmas Shut Down | Monday 23 December 2019 – Friday 3 January 2020