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TABASCO Brand Factory Tour & Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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TABASCO Brand Factory Tour & Museum
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With the expansion of current facilities, guests are now able to view artifacts from TABASCO® Sauce's founding family; witness the growing process of the pepper plants from seedlings to full-grown plants; visit the mash warehouse for a peek at the...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a self guided tour. Very entertaining and enjoyable. It was staffed with very friendly people who gave a little more information. The store at the end is quirky and fun. Absolutely try the Tabasco ice cream!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Despite the fact that it is off the beaten path, this is a very interesting place to visit. The exhibits are very well marked and easy to follow. I was amazed at the variety of Tabasco samples in the gift shop. After the Tabasco tour,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank baboobean
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a day trip from New Orleans , about 2:45 hours away. It was a fun and interesting trip. Got to see how they make the Tabasco. They give you 3 little sample bottles of Tabasco when you get your ticket. Nice self tour....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank jsmcc390
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on Avery Island and we couldn't pass up the Tabasco Factory, even though the product is too vinegary for our taste. It was a quiet morning, and though there were buses in the parking lot, we never saw busloads of people. I love...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank luv2trvlRedondoBeach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here to spend an hour and visit Avery Island. The tabasco tour is super well organized!! Its a walking tour that takes you through all the various processes of making tabasco. The gift shop os amazing!! You could easily spend an hour here alone!!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 551francinel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped there on a driving trip from Washington State to New Orleans. Spent the night in LaFayette and it was just a short distance out of our way. Glad we made the stop... we were able to sample and purchase items that are not available...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ellenj211
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit here. We really enjoyed the factory tour. The gift shop was nice with plenty of tabasco stuff to choose from. The factory tour will definitely open your sinus up. We ate at the restaurant on the property. Food was outstanding. We did...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JerryM371
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who knew that Tabasco sauce was aged 3 years? The fact that they havent changed the way they make it in over 150 years is amazing. It is a self guided tour with some videos and signage. Doesnt take too long

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ed H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are grandparents visiting with children, and this was a great adventure. Beautifully updated from previous years, and self-guided, locations are all clearly marked with numbers. You buy tickets at the ticket booth (special rates for military ID holders apply to the entire party) and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Intlxpatr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute I arrived until I left this was a brilliant day . I arrived mid morning on my Harley ( I’m riding from Orlando to Los Angeles by motorbike ) the 2 ladies at reception , who happen to be sisters were amazing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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TTTworldtraveler
February 18, 2019|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
It is a working factory and production schedules vary, so call the visitor center closer to your visit date and ask or else arrange your schedule so you can make the trek to the island on a Friday instead. When a line is... More
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Becky M
September 15, 2018|
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Response from kawhite59 | Reviewed this property |
It was self guided but if you had questions there are people there to ask. Most of the video stations gave you the information you needed.
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mcsusan12014
August 3, 2018|
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Response from Eileen D | Reviewed this property |
It is wheelchair accessible.
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