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Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden

Address: 2 Cactus Garden Dr., Henderson, NV
Phone Number: +1 702-435-2608
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Ranked #14 of 70 Activities in Henderson
Type: Gardens, Factory Tours, Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion, Sightseeing Tours, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Ethel M Chocolates is a Mars, Inc. brand that strives to represent the very best chocolates of the...
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Attraction details
Type: Gardens, Factory Tours, Specialty Shops, Shopping & Fashion, Sightseeing Tours, Nature & Parks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Sioux Falls, SD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I traveled to Las Vegas in December 2014 and was excited to see the Christmas decorations. I do not rent a car while I am in Las Vegas, but I was able to see this display because friends drove to Las Vegas to see me. They had not seen the gardens during Christmas and were happy to go along with... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I visited in 2005 and remember having a great time at this chocolate factory. My visit this month was much less impressive than I remembered. They have a small store where you can pick up some merchandise, but if you're looking for M&M merch - save the trip and head directly to M&M World on the strip. The factory tour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Was a guest of others who wanted to visit factory and botanic gardens so went along for the ride. We were there on a Saturday and not much to observe in the "factory." Not much in the way of explanatory signage. Botanic gardens amazing if one likes cactus (I don't) but the variety and size was impressive. I love chocolate... More 

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La Verne, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Every time we come to Vegas, I ask my husband to head here because I love their liqueur chocolates. One decadent box sets us back $45, but I feel it’s soooo totally worth it as a very special treat. After you go through the factory viewing area, which is a long corridor where the factory workers are performing their jobs... More 

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Abington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A friend had mentioned the best chocolate she had ever tasted was in Las Vegas. When we saw that a factory tour of the Ethel M Chocolates Factory was at the end of our Hoover Dam tour, we texted her to find out if this was the chocolate. It sure is! The tour itself is not really a tour. Just... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I wish we had gone there on a day the factory was in production, but ended up going on New Years day. Sample of chocolate are always good. Definitely recommend getting their hot chocolate before heading to walk the cactus gardens. We went once it was dark already to see the lit up gardens for Halloween. Highly recommend this for... More 

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New England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

really cool tour of how they make their artisan chocolate and the gardens are amazing. A nice change of pace from. The hustle and bustle of the clanging casinos. Check it out! Aldo, you can buy their chocolates from their kiosk at the airport, too.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We came here solely for the Xmas lights display in the Cactus garden. It was great. The chocolate factory tour was no big deal done in 5 mins. Chocolates in the shop were seriously overpriced. Give it a miss.

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Sacramento
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It's okay to stop by for maybe 15 minutes, but there's really nothing much here. Run down to your locals grocery store if you want M&M chocolate because this place is super expensive. You would think it's cheaper and would make a better experience if they sell it at a decent price, but it's realllllly expensive. Just watching them make... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Though the cactus garden with Christmas lights on it may be pretty at night, it was a cactus garden none-the-less. No one was working in the factory part at the time we were there, but even still it was just one long hallway and I can't imagine it would be that interesting. It basically is just there for the shops.... More 

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