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Address: 1980 Gillespie Way, El Cajon, CA 92020
Phone Number: (619) 258-1207
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Taylor Guitars

This manufacturing plant is in my home town, and never knew about. The showroom is a fantastic blend of sales showroom, and guitar history. The staff are very low key and will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This manufacturing plant is in my home town, and never knew about. The showroom is a fantastic blend of sales showroom, and guitar history. The staff are very low key and will not bother you unless you want help. If you play they invite you to pick a guitar and try it out. We took the free tour, everyday at... More 

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Delmar NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Interesting tour of the Taylor factory. This is all on the factory floor and you see a that goes into making their guitars. Not to be missed if you are in the area - about 20 minutes from San Diego but an easy drive.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Mecca for musicians. If you play or just like great music, this is someplace you have to visit. Lots of history and great information.

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El Cajon, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Ask any guitar player. Taylor Guitars are among the finest made in the world. They offer free tours that are both interesting and enlightening. Part of what is most impressive is the delicate wood selection, and the variety of materials that go into the careful assembly of each instrument. It is a great "happy place."

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had a very comprehensive tour of Taylor guitars. It was worthwhile and explained the process from raw wood to final product.

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I have toured the guitar factories of five guitar companies, and I consider Taylor’s to be the best. This was my third time taking the tour, and I can see how the factory has grown and improved just in the last decade. The guides are informative and very enthusiastic about showing off their operations and gorgeous guitars. I would recommend... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Highly recommend this tour even if you don't play. Very cool to see the steps into making these beautiful guitars. The tour guide was great. You get a headset so you can hear her the whole time. Seeing all the different kinds of wood they use and all the steps that go into making one guitar is fascinating. You can... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

American ingenuity has always meant a lot to me. After all, the good old USofA is still considered a toddler, compared to many other countries on this planet. Part of the uniqueness of America is that we attract many people with a variety of talents from many lands and often produce a great product. One of these great products, Taylor... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Took the free tour and was very impressed with this company. The story of how this company started was interesting. Great tour guide. Clean facility. I was amazed at the steps that go into making a guitar. It was a lot to absorb, I would take this tour again and highly recommend it. I don't know how they keep track... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This was my first time coming here and it was great the tour guide explained things clearly and showed us every step in the process of making guitars starting from the stack of wood to the garnish and designs on the fret board. It was an awesome experience. After the tour we were allowed to go into the showroom and... More 

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