Interesting Facts

Key things to see or do while visiting the site:

Experience the exhibits in the Museum that depict the growth and development of East Liverpool and its ceramic industry from 1840 to 1930, the period during which the city's potteries produced over fifty percent of the country’s ceramics output. Through the skillful use of photographs, ceramic and other artifacts and life-size dioramas, the exhibits vividly portray the products and day-to-day life of one of Ohio's most fascinating cities. 
For more information on the Museum of Ceramics and a calendar of events and classes, visit

While in East Liverpool, consider arranging a tour of The Thompson House Mansion. The mansion built in the Italianate style by pottery magnate C.C. Thompson in 1876 and preserved in turn of the century grandeur is listed on the National Register of Historical Places.