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TABASCO Visitor Center and Pepper Sauce Factory

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

TABASCO Visitor Center and Pepper Sauce Factory
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“self guided tour”(142 reviews)
“free samples”(62 reviews)
“gift shop”(213 reviews)
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
Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-373-6129
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The facilities have had an upgrade since our last visit. The tour and the museum are first rate. It is amazing how many bottles of Tabasco sauce get sent out every day. The store has a fun tasting area. Even if you think that you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like hot sauce, this is the place to go to see all things Tabasco! Great people and the restaurant has real Cajun food. Jungle Gardens next door has great opportunities to see wildlife.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hgoiii
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a great surprise to find the place during a Road Trip in LA. All the making and packing process of this famous sauce is very well shown in this amazing factory; you will find all kinds of Tabasco sauce at the gift shop,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tibibae
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent trip to Tabasco Industry at Avery Island, Louisiana. They have a great tour to Greenhouse, Barrel warehouse, packing plant. Delicious meals at restaurant. We were delighted with this visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leonor B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a life long Tabasco fan, I was pleasantly surprised when my wife suggested we visit today. The self-guided tour is inexpensive yet very informative. The smells are delightful and the gift shop has a fantastic array of items and of course all the sauces....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun tour learning all about this famous sauce. Loved sampling all the saucy creations in the general store.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sandrasdillon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been fans of Tobasco for years and it was really nice to get to tour and learn how this famous sauce of more than 100 years old is made. The self guided tour was fun and educational. For $5/adult and $4.30/child, well worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Traveltubbies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of the Avery Island Experience along with the Jungle Drive. The family and the history of the factory were well documented

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RE T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A drive to the home of McIlhenny's Tabasco Sauce on Avery Island, is a nice distraction for travelers passing through the southern Louisiana area. The McIlhenny Tabasco Sauce story is an interesting view of a tiny enterprise morphing into one of the premier food processors...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HotRodHappy
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

It was a nice visit and an easy walk around. The tour was self guided. It was informative and interesting. We got a couple of the tiny bottles of Tabasco with the tour. We also go to sample a lot of the products In the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.
August 3, 2018|
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Response from Eileen D | Reviewed this property |
It is wheelchair accessible.
May 23, 2018|
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Response from PattiBethA | Reviewed this property |
Show up and go at your own pace.