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Address: 2 Cactus Garden Dr., Henderson, NV
Phone Number: +1 702-435-2608
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Shopping
Description: Ethel M Chocolates is a Mars, Inc. brand that strives to represent the...
Ethel M Chocolates is a Mars, Inc. brand that strives to represent the very best chocolates of the Mars portfolio (M&M'S(R), SNICKERS(R), DOVE(R), TWIX(R), and more). Since 1981, our factory has been located at its original location in Henderson, NV, where we maintain the tradition of crafting gourmet chocolate gifts from Ethel Mars' original recipes. Learn more about our chocolates and shop online or visit Ethel M Chocolates in Henderson to view the factory, explore the cactus garden and taste gourmet samples. Remember, though, in order to produce high quality premium chocolate, we have a varying production schedule, and can not guarantee that the chocolate factory will be producing chocolate at all times. You WILL have the opportunity to learn how Ethel M Chocolates has been made for over 30 years, taste some of our chocolate samples, and visit our chocolate gift shop. Choose from our premium chocolate collections or pick your favorite pieces in a Design Your Own box. Ethel M makes the perfect gift for that special someone, a friend, or even a great self indulgence. Finish your visit with a stroll through our botanical cactus garden, one of the largest in the southwest United States, featuring over one hundred varieties of cacti and exotic plants.
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FREE Admission & FREE Chocolate!

The chocolate tour is free. They give you a free sample at the end of the tour. Items at the gift shop is expensive. Hot chocolate is expensive but delicious. The view of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If your travelling more than 200 miles I wouldn't pass precious time here. Unless you're obsessed with Ethel M chocolates. You get one free chocolate at the end and the garden is small and an easy walk through. If you live in Vegas it can turn a boring day into a mediocre day.

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Not a lot to see. A few workers and some candy going down conveyor belts. It did explain the process. There is a candy store at the end of the very short tour and an attached M&M shop (Ethel M is named for Ethel Mars of the Mars Candy company). It is free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Go during Christmas for the biggest Christmas light show ever! Free chocolate samples and a candy factory tour is part of the experience.

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This is a very low key tour. As a matter of fact, its technically not a tour but a walk through at your own pace that should take abut 15 minutes at best to watch chocolate being made. But, what makes this a lot more fun is the end of the walk is the Ethel M retail store. For $30... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The chocolate tour is free. They give you a free sample at the end of the tour. Items at the gift shop is expensive. Hot chocolate is expensive but delicious. The view of the entire valley and the sunset from this location is Kodak worthy. The cactus garden is spectacular during the holidays [Christmas to New Year] decorated with colorful... More 

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Fords, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

If you are looking for something different to do in Vegas, this is a good place to stop by. The chocolate factory can be seen through the glass. There are no guided tours on how the chocolate is made here. At the end of the tour, they offer you a yummy sample in the store. I did find the chocolates... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The tour is free and gets you away from the "strip" can be a lot of fun for the kids also gets you out of the hot sun of Vegas!!! The Gardens are simply beautiful, I learned a lot and we were able to hit 2 birds with 1 stone!!! FREE party - NOT CROWDED! and a very nice gift... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you are a chocoholic then this place is for you. You self tour their small facility, then buy all the chocolate your little heart desires. They also have a cactus garden outside you can walk thru, if its not hot out, its worth the little tour around the garden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

OK so we visited here in June, when the feels like temperature was 107, so it was a bit warm. But overall, a nice visit for a family vacation. PROS: If you like chocolate, and are into the M&M history, this is a great place to visit. For starters it is FREE. The tour costs nothing, its inside, smells like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

The factory tour includes a chocolate and ends in their legendary gift shop. They put up a very nice light show around Christmas. A vegas standard especially for young children.

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Additional Information about Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden

Address: 2 Cactus Garden Dr., Henderson, NV
Phone Number: +1 702-435-2608
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Henderson
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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