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The Factory

230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 791-1777
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Ranked #14 of 20 Attractions in Franklin
Type: Malls, Cultural
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Type: Malls, Cultural
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Peoria, Illinois
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110 reviews 110 reviews
8 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Loved the reuse and design of this space! Very creative and relaxing. However, a lot of the shops were closed and not very interesting to visit. Need to get more variety. Loved the theater inside the factory and Saffire restaurant is fun with great "expensive" food.

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Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The Factory is a wonderful restored "stove" factory with many shops & several restaurants, the newest is a healthy cafe named "The Thrive Cafe". Try it out you will like it!

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Franklin, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The factory is a fun shopping mall that was built into an old factory building. There are various small shops and restaurants along with Theater Tenn, a fabulous local playhouse with great Broadway quality plays and musicals. Saffire restaurant is an excellent restaurant with upscale southern cuisine. Be sure to check out the "junk man," a huge statue fabricated by... More 

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Urbana, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The farmer's market outside is fantastic. Lots of vegetables, meats, crafts, and food trucks. Inside there are shops and a nice antique store that is large.

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Nolensville, Tennessee, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The Factory houses some very nice artsy shops - not your typical chain stores. I'm often surprised how few people are there (except for events like prom, corporate functions, receptions, etc.) which makes shopping there pleasant. Uncrowded. Time to browse. There is a Farmers Market I believe on Saturday mornings that friends have said is wonderful. If you can't find... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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165 reviews 165 reviews
71 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

A great variety of locally-owned businesses, including an antique mall, a theater company, one of the better restaurants in Middle Tennessee, and a weekly radio show are housed here in an old factory complex that has been restored but has kept its industrial feel to the inside. It's all very artsy and very comfortable. Great place to shop. The grounds... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The factory use to be a fun unique place to shop and eat. It is an old factory that use to make mattresses, if I remember correctly. Lots of history to the place. Anyway, I understand things are getting changed up and they are making it primarily a place to hole events. They are taking away most of the shopping... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Interesting place to walk around. Not a lot if kids are in tow as most stores are unique shops or artist's on site with original work. Farmers Market in back looked interesting but didn't visit as it was raining. Also looked like a nice venue for a wedding.

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I wish I had more time. The place is small, but I didn't have enough time to photograph everything and really look at all the art throughout the place.

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Tomball, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Factory was the place for the wedding and reception I attended while in the Franklin, TN area. It was a great place for both events. Decorating the rustic/vintage/country/victorian styles is already started in the building. Plenty of space for tables to eat, drink and arrange for dancing in the center! Great stage. Fun place!

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