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Fender Guitar Visitor Center

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Excellent tour, but beware of partial-year closing

I'd read a variety of conflicting information about whether the factory tour was in operation or... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
San Diego, California
For the guitar lover in you

This place is a pretty awesome visit if you're a musician or into guitars. This place is definitely... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Robert G
corona, United States
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

I'd read a variety of conflicting information about whether the factory tour was in operation or had been closed either permanently or indefinitely, but when I contacted Fender customer service, I was assured, in multiple e-mails, that it's a go, which was actually incorrect. Here's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank SVSBLR
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This place is a pretty awesome visit if you're a musician or into guitars. This place is definitely a must-see. A great visit for both young and old alike. Lots of things to see in a lot of history with this company. The city of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
6  Thank Robert G
Reviewed July 20, 2018

It was definitely worthwhile taking this tour. It was crowded but think that was because of all the summer visitors.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Virginia D
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Don’t waste your time driving an hour like we did. Tours only at 10:00AM on Thursdays. It’s at the factory, not the visitor center, which is permanently closed.

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank Jennie M
Reviewed May 24, 2018

We were in Anaheim for business and took a side trip to the Fender Factory in Corona. You can tour the factory and see how these iconic american guitars are made. Jackson guitars are also made by Fender and it was fun to see them...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Marcus F
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Even though I am not a guitar player this place is a must if you are in the area. I had to borrow a pair of closed toe shoes from a family member (no open toes allowed) and it was well worth it. The history...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Avmig
Reviewed December 21, 2017

A trip down memory lane, a must visit for music lovers of all ages. Neat, clean and well organized. Nice newer building in good neighborhood.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank surfusvi
Reviewed December 6, 2017

So...just our luck...we were told that the visitor centre was going to be temporarily shut at the time of our brief visit to L.A. But the Fender factory recognised a connection I had to Fender guitars which was so great of them. As a result,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank BarryAscot
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Even if you are not a musician you have to be fascinated with this place. The history that is Leo Fender is truly remarkable! What this man and his products did for the entire music industry is amazing.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank therget
Reviewed August 27, 2017

This tour was organized for a group of surf guitar fans. Seeing my favorite musical instruments being produced was a thrill. A visual of the many colors was a real brain treat. I had no idea Fender employed so many and manufactured so many guitars....More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank James D
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Lynette L
October 21, 2018|
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Response from Virginia D | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to contact Fender once you are in the States or go on line & get their email. The contact person is in a different state from the California factory. Definitely worth the effort as we thoroughly enjoyed... More
Robin C
August 22, 2018|
Response from Virginia D | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you call them directly. To my knowledge, they only give tours on Thursdays. Who knows if they might be willing to give a special tour in your case.