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Address: 309 College Street, Trenton City Hall, Trenton, TN 38382

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A Hidden Gem

Located in Trenton, TN about 30 minutes north of Jackson (about a 3 hour drive from Nashville, depending on traffic) this unique free museum was a delight. It's located in the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2014
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Portland, Indiana
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

I visited the TeaPot Museum. Ms. Dent (96 yrs young) told us everything we ever wanted to know about them and more. You will NEVER see another collection like this anywhere.

Thank Brian6577
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

The Trenton Teapot collection is great, displayed to see all sides of the porcelain pots. Check with the police department if the building is licked!

Thank Dee Dee R
Huntsville, Alabama
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

We travelled an extra couple of hours to see this collection, but couldn't get in because a baby shower was scheduled. We peeked in through the door and saw a few of the teapots in the large glass display cases. This museum is located in the municipal building right next to the police department. Extremely easy to miss. Wish we... More 

Thank Susan B
Martin, Tennessee
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I have visited the Trenton Teapot Museum several times and I enjoy it every time I go. It is a great place to take out of town visitors, mostly women, who enjoy antiques.

Thank MimiSp8
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

This is the world's largest collection of antique porcelain veilleuses-theieres or night light teapots. All in fantastic condition! We had heard about the Trenton Tea Pot Museum since we moved to Jackson, TN a few years back, so today was the day we decided to visit it. Parking is no problem on this small town's streets. We parked right in... More 

2 Thank Retired-fun-travelin
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

Located in Trenton, TN about 30 minutes north of Jackson (about a 3 hour drive from Nashville, depending on traffic) this unique free museum was a delight. It's located in the same building as the police and fire department, so the museum is open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day (I wonder if people show up at 3... More 

3 Thank ChrissyHny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014

I had heard of the Teapot Festival in Trenton, TN for many years and finally had the opportunity to visit. We were there on the Saturday of the Grand Parade. Parade lasted about 2 hours. Had a lot of bands and of course politicians. Some of the floats were very pretty, just not many in it. Mostly the floats held... More 

2 Thank RR_Traveler
Trenton, TN
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Reviewed 6 March 2014

Trenton Tennessee is home to the World's Largest Collection of Veilleuses-Theieres. These are rare porcelain antique night-light teapots. Most were collected from Europe and were made between 1750 and 1860. They were the gift of Dr. Frederick C. Freed who grew up in Trenton and practiced medicine mostly in New York City. A patient brought Dr. Freed his first teapot,... More 

3 Thank carol766
Brownsville, Tennessee, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Happened in on this spot while in Trenton and really became fascinated with this collection of teapots from everywhere, everytime and every purpose. If you love china pots, this is for you!

1 Thank Ray D
Gleason, Tennessee
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

The place is not as exciting as it sounds. (Sarcasm) You may love it if you have a fetish for teapots.

Thank Ben W

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