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The Factory

Address: 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
Phone Number: (615) 791-1777
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Type: Malls, Shopping & Fashion
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Type: Malls, Shopping & Fashion
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Franklin, Tennessee
17 reviews 17 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I am time resident of Franklin. The Factory is the place to bring out of town visitors on a Rainy Day. It is a old - made over collection of knick knack shops under a single roof, and a high priced restaurant. you can easily spend a couple of hours there sorting through stuff that you would not usually buy... More 

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Southern Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Very nice with a better variety of stores than downtown. Need more awareness about this place. Doesn't look like much from the outside but inside the place was spotless and the stores fun to shop in.

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Veedersburg, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Several vendors to look at, lots of antiques and collectibles. No bargains, but great ideas! A very good use of a factory that is no longer a factory. Loved the restaurants, too!

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Glasgow, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We've visited The Factory many times over the years, but Christmas is one of my favorite times to do so. We enjoyed strolling around and checking out the Christmas tree displays, shopping for the unusual present or two and the over all atmosphere of this venue. If you enjoy art, good food and interesting people this is well worth your... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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115 reviews 115 reviews
9 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

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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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 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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64 reviews 64 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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169 reviews 169 reviews
71 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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