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The following is a list of factory tours available in the US and Canada.
Factory tours are educational and fun for families. They can be a great break during a long
car trip or vacation. If you know of any other good factory tours, or if you are a
manufacturer who has a factory tour you would like to include in this list, please email us.
- Corona or Woodland
You may visit any of our three construction sites (2 in CA, 1 in OR) for a factory tour to see for yourself how Silvercrest Homes are built to a higher standard than conventional housing.
- El Cajon
Buck Knives (619) 449-1100
- El Cajon
Taylor Guitars (619) 258-1207
Jelly Bean: The Original Gourmet Jelly Bean 1-800-9JellyB
- Los Angeles
Los Angeles Times (213) 237-5757
Tours are available throughout the year and in the fall visitors may view the many activities which center around the long and careful tradition of grading, curing, and canning Graber Olives.
Marin French Cheese Company (707) 762-6001
Tours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Seven Days a Week
- Rancho Bernardo
Sony Electronics, Inc. (619) 673-2400
- San Francisco
Basic Brown Bear Factory (415-626-0781)
Toy manufacturing company tour. Drop-in tours are given at 1 p.m. daily; on Saturdays an additional drop-in tour is given at 11 a.m.
- San Francisco
Anchor Brewery Co. (415-863-8350)
- San Francisco
Levi Strauss (415) 565-9159
Ever wonder where toilet paper comes from? It comes from huge rolls of tissue bigger than an outhouse! Visitors to potlatch Corporation can view the big rolls and the process they go through to become little rolls.
Swiss Village Cheese Factory
Guided tour of the cheese making process.
Sig Manufacturing Co., Inc (515-623-5154)
Plant tours are given at any time between the hours of 7:00 am and 3:30 pm, Monday thru Friday.
Toyota (502) 868-3027
Winfrey's Fudge & Candy (508) 948-7448
Their tour is open all year. Tours need to be booked in advanced. There is no production on Saturdays, Sundays or holidays.
Tours are 20 - 30 minutes long.
- Las Vegas
Ethel M. Chocolates
Gourmet creations, exquisite in taste and appearance, for all gift giving occasions. Based in Las Vegas, with factory tours and a cactus garden. Easter baskets.
Anthony-Thomas Candy Shoppe (614) 272-9221
Honda of America Manufacturing (513) 644-6683
Broad Run Cheese House (330) 343-1371
Home to some of Oregon's premium mustards, jams and jellies.
Lakeshore Myrtlewood, Inc.
Unique Myrtlewood gift items handcrafted in Oregon for wood connoisseurs world wide.
Pendleton Woolen Mills
Producing world-famous woolens since 1909. Free tours are at 9 and 11 am, 1:30 and 3 pm, weekdays only.
You may visit any of our three construction sites (2 in CA, 1 in OR) for a factory tour to see for
yourself how Silvercrest Homes are built to a higher standard than conventional housing.
Hershey's Chocolate World (717-534-4900)
Intercourse Pretzel Factory (717-768-3432)
Anderson Bakery Co., Inc. (717-299-2321)
The Anderson Bakery Company has been making pretzels in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country for more than 100 years.
Julius Sturgis Pretzel House (717-626-4354)
Kreider Farms (717-665-5039)
George's Woodcrafts, Inc. (800-799-1685)
- New Holland
Dutch Country Soft Pretzels (717-354-4493)
Herr Foods, Inc. (800-284-7488)
The Yuengling Brewery (717) 622-4141
Two tours daily Monday through Friday 10:00 A.M. and 1:30 P.M.
Harley-Davidson York Factory 717/848-1177
Tours are Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Tours not available at certain times of the year. Call first.
Official CyberSnack of the 21st Century. See how the Moon Pie is made, tour
the factory, see an animated Moon Pie disappear before your very eyes and read the history!
Nissan (615) 353-2228
Mary Kay Cosmetics (214) 905-9782
Karlee Manufacturing (214) 272-0628
MCI Communications (214) 918-3858
Texas Instruments (214) 995-8509
Bowl Mill Tours Monday through Friday 7:00AM - 3:00PM. The Mill that you visit today
still contains the original machinery designed and improved since the late 1800's, run by
electricity instead of water power.
Wooden bowls, cutting boards, rolling pins, cooking utensils, and other wooden kitchen accessories.
Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream (802) 244-TOUR
They make the traditional and specialty cheese -- without artificial growth hormones or animal enzymes.
They give guided tours of their facility 6 days a week. In the viewing corridor
you can watch curds develop as they are churned and stirred in long vats. They'll explain the
entire cheese making process to you.
- Two Creeks
Point Beach Energy Center 920-755-6400
Displays and programs educate visitors about the generation of electricity and nuclear energy.
Tour a simulated nuclear reactor. View displays on solar and wind energy.
- Various Cities in Wisconsin
68 Chesse Factory Tours in Wisconsin
Wisconsin produce more than 35 percent of all cheese made in the United States.
The cheese factories listed are grouped alphabetically by city within the four quadrants of the state.
- Nova Scotia
Royal Crown Derby
You will see tableware, giftware and sculptures being created by skilled craftsmen and women. You will be able to see the making of Royal Crown Derby in detail, from clay through to the finished hand-decorated product.
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