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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”(124 reviews)
“free samples”(62 reviews)
“gift shop”(193 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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-373-6129
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I love this tour and 100% want to come back with more friends! We did the factory tour and Jungle garden tour combo and it was worth every penny. I wasn’t the biggest fan of Tabasco sauce before this but this family...More

Thank Sierra O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were staying in New Orleans and decided to rent a car and drive out yo Avery Island for the day. The drive out there fromNew Orleans is interesting as you are goung through Cajun country. The visitor center itself is very...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While this was my second visit to the Tabasco Plant on Avery Island, once is really enough. I actually enjoyed the first visit better. A $12.00+ ticket entitled me to a self walking tour and a visit to the Jungle Gardens also owned by Tabasco....More

Thank Aerowing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Self-guided tour with local flavor. Learn all about the McIlhaney family and Avery Island; Tabasco is still privately held and run by the descendants of Edmond McIlhaney. Tour the plant, see bottling production, visit the general store where all things Tabasco are sold -even Coke,...More

Thank TxAggieAndHisWife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We couldn't control the weather, so we made do and did the self-guided walking tour in the rain. I would have like to have seen employees stationed periodically along the way to answer questions or assist as we had an issue with the ADA lift...More

Thank cggraul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I came here. It was very interesting and informative to see how this famous hot sauce came about. The facility and grounds were very well kept and the staff was great.

Thank kawhite59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband recently surprised me for part of my birthday on a day trip to Avery Island in New Iberia. I have wanted to visit Avery Island and the Tabasco Factory my entire life, since I was old enough to say "please pass the Tabasco...More

1  Thank Vickie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a driving vacation, no schedule, just stop where we were interested. We knew of this place but not much info so decide to go. Tabasco factory was the draw but the history of the family, the production, and the island were fascinating....More

1  Thank tatteredflag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Museum was out of our way for the Route we needed for a direct track but was included out of intrigue to see where a well known Condiment comes from, we were not disappointed at all. The complete site of many Aces was so...More

Thank Crabro
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a quick tour. Very quiet place, not much going on inside the buildings on Sunday. The videos are very informative on the tour! The property is pretty but the museum area was very dull, wish they had some Zydeco music playing or something!...More

1  Thank Moose J
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Becky M
September 15, 2018|
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Response from Aerowing | Reviewed this property |
There’s no guided tours. All self guided.
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 Patti Beth A | Reviewed this property |
Show up and go at your own pace.