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Mississippi Mud Pottery

310 East Broadway, Alton, IL 62002

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Natural clay materials are molded and crafted right before your eyes into creative, functional stoneware pottery.

Choose from a wide variety of handmade pieces to enjoy in everyday settings or as decorative objects. Popular items are the ceramic fish. Actual fish that have been caught on a hook and line are used to create a mold and clay is used to reproduce a likeness. After firing, the clay is glazed and natural or artistic colorations are applied. The finished piece is a unique one of a kind piece - a reminder of the one that did not get away! Open Wednesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday, noon to 4 p.m.

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  • Mon: 12:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Tue: Closed
  • Wed: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thu: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

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