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Factory Tours

Welcome to our virtual tour


Every aspect of our tableware production, from clay-making to kiln-firing, is done right here in our Sausalito factory. The building was built in 1959 for Heath Ceramics. It was designed by the mid-century architecture firm Marquis & Stoller in collaboration with Edith Heath.

See How We Make Things

Tour sizes are limited to 15 for weekend tours and 12 for the working tour, so advance RSVP is needed by selecting a day and time below. Please note a max of four reservations per party, walk-ins are welcome if there's room.


Please note: When visiting our factories, you'll need to wear closed toe shoes, and provided safety glasses. Our general factory tours are appropriate for children 5 years and older with adult supervision. The tours are not suitable for smaller children held by an adult, as this is a working factory environment.


Sausalito Dinnerware Factory Tour

The original. Among the houseboats and artist studios is the original 1959 factory, where our clay is made, and our dinnerware shapes are formed, glazed, trimmed and fired. We have a working tour each Friday, and weekend tours Saturday and Sunday.


Working Factory Tour Friday at 11:15 AM
Weekend Factory Tours Saturday & Sunday at 11:45 AM
Weekend Factory Tours Saturday & Sunday at 2:30 PM


San Francisco Tile Factory Tour

In the heart of San Francisco’s Northeast Mission neighborhood, and at the center of a creative campus that houses our Heath retail showroom, Tartine Manufactory, and viewing court area, is our tile factory. You can get a sneak peek of the workings from various points in the building, but you shouldn’t miss the full factory tour in person.


Working Factory Tour 1st & 3rd Fridays at 11:30 AM
Weekend Factory Tours Saturday & Sunday at 11:30 AM