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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
    Silvercrest Homes
      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

  • Fairfield
    Jelly Bean: The Original Gourmet Jelly Bean 1-800-9JellyB

  • Los Angeles
    Los Angeles Times (213) 237-5757

  • Ontario
    Graber Olives
      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.

  • Petaluma
    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




  • Lewiston
    Potlatch Corp.
      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.

  • Nampa
    Swiss Village Cheese Factory
      Guided tour of the cheese making process.


  • Montezuma
    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.


  • Georgetown
    Toyota (502) 868-3027


  • Rowley
    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.

New York


  • Columbus
    Anthony-Thomas Candy Shoppe (614) 272-9221

  • Marysville
    Honda of America Manufacturing (513) 644-6683

  • Sugarcreek
    Broad Run Cheese House (330) 343-1371


  • Beaverton
    Beaverton Foods
      Home to some of Oregon's premium mustards, jams and jellies.

  • Florence
    Lakeshore Myrtlewood, Inc.
      Unique Myrtlewood gift items handcrafted in Oregon for wood connoisseurs world wide.

  • Pendleton
    Pendleton Woolen Mills
      Producing world-famous woolens since 1909. Free tours are at 9 and 11 am, 1:30 and 3 pm, weekdays only.

  • Woodburn
    Silvercrest Homes
      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
    Hershey's Chocolate World (717-534-4900)

  • Intercourse
    Intercourse Pretzel Factory (717-768-3432)

  • Lancaster
    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.

  • Lititz
    Julius Sturgis Pretzel House (717-626-4354)
  • Manheim
    Kreider Farms (717-665-5039)
  • Marietta
    George's Woodcrafts, Inc. (800-799-1685)
      Solid wood furniture

  • New Holland
    Dutch Country Soft Pretzels (717-354-4493)

  • Nottingham
    Herr Foods, Inc. (800-284-7488)

  • Pottsville
    The Yuengling Brewery (717) 622-4141
      Two tours daily Monday through Friday 10:00 A.M. and 1:30 P.M.

  • York
    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.

South Carolina


  • Chattanooga
      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!
  • Smyrna
    Nissan (615) 353-2228


  • Dallas
    Mary Kay Cosmetics (214) 905-9782
  • Garland
    Karlee Manufacturing (214) 272-0628
  • Richardson
    MCI Communications (214) 918-3858
  • Richardson
    Texas Instruments (214) 995-8509


  • Granville
    Bowl Mill
      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.

  • Waterbury
    Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream (802) 244-TOUR


  • Plain
    Cedar Grove
      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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