Mississippi Mud Pottery

A step into Mississippi Mud Pottery is a step into founders’ Chad Nelson and Felicia Breen’s pottery studio.

With a wheel in the showroom, visitors can watch the pair create new pottery while browsing the shop’s wide selection of handmade and unique stoneware. From mugs and plates to ornaments and soap dispensers, there’s something for every shopper at this East Broadway shop in Alton.

Mississippi Mud was one of the first businesses recognized by the Illinois Office of Tourism’s Illinois Made program, which honors the makers, creators and artisans that are the backbone of Illinois’ locally-owned business community.

Stop in today and watch as they create new pieces in the shop, right before your eyes!

Contact Information

Mississippi Mud Pottery
Reservations and Information:

310 East Broadway, Alton, Illinois 62002, United States

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Other Information

  • Hours Open

    Sun-Mon 12-4pm Tuesday CLOSED (by Chance) Wed-Sat 10-5pm
  • Seasons Open

    Open year round
  • Prices and Fees

    Prices vary. Visit our website or showroom to learn more
  • Locally or Family Owned Notes

    Mississippi Mud Pottery was created in 1983 by Ken and Brenda Barnett in Alton IL. Ken and Brenda continued to operate Mississippi Mud Pottery until 2006, when they retired. In 2006 Felicia Breen and Chad Nelson purchased and now operate Mississippi Mud Pottery.