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Hammond's Candy Factory

#29 of 85 Tours in Denver
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Hammond's Candy Factory
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“free tour”(56 reviews)
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5735 Washington St, Denver, CO 80216-1321
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All reviews lollipops free tour gift shop free samples kids loved the free tour guide tours run quick tour tour starts minute tour fun activity great tour all ages behind the scenes oops video hammonds
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Nice short trip about an hour to see everything. Plenty of free parking. Small place. But they had all my old fashioned candy brands. You can view the production through glass window or tv monitors.

Thank Daydream694902
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We decided to take the tour last minute and we were told to come on down and try our luck. When we arrived on a Saturday morning we assumed we'd be turned away but we were pleasantly surprised that they were able to take us...More

1  Thank MichelleJ2885
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The tour was a last minute booking for my roommate and I and I am so glad we did it! While the guide we had wasn't the most enthusiastic, it was a blast watching them make caramel and form the twisted lollipops. The highlight was...More

1  Thank Aurora Elizabet... M
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Went here with 2 kids age 9 and 14. Both enjoyed the tour and watching them make candy. Would recommend for anyone looking to something to do. The tour only last about 30 minutes. The kids enjoyed the free candy at the end!!

Thank Julie W
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This was a fun stop on vacation. The tour is pretty short (30 min or so), but is pretty cool. You can see people working candy, mixing, shaping, wrapping. Tour starts with a video about the timeline of the company and ends in the candy...More

Thank Leif P
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We have been here a few times when visiting with our grandson who lives in Denver. It is a family favorite! As they mention during the tour, every day is a bit different in the candy factory, depending on which of the many different candies...More

Thank buckigirl51
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Went here with a group of nine midweek (three antsy children) and had a great time. The tour is free, and kind of cool to see this old school way of making candy. If you have a large group they recommend calling ahead but we...More

2  Thank tylskie
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We had a few hours in Denver and found out about the free factory tours from a Denver mom's blog. The website is a bit misleading, as it says you need to reserve your tours 24 hours in advance, but if you call, it is...More

Thank canuckgirl21
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

What a hidden gem! We come from the Hershey Chocolate area so are standards were high😊 but this place was great! They start w a little movie explaining the company’s history then let you watch the workers make this candy goodness. After they let u...More

Thank Gloria A
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

A brief trip with an informative tour in Denver. Something to do while spending about an hour enjoying the environment and the little kids who were also visiting. Enjoyed the candies and chocolates.

Thank Krishna M
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October 28, 2017|
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Response from Daydream694902 | Reviewed this property |
Yes at the end of the tour
October 19, 2017|
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Response from Sue B | Reviewed this property |
Three years old could be OK. Watching the physical hand-making of candy held the attention of some small children who were part of our tour when we visited Hammond's. If your child can handle a visit to the grocery store... More
January 12, 2017|
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Response from HammondsCandies | Property representative |
Hi there! We do not make any sugar free candy, but we do have a small selection of sugar free items in our store. Please feel free to call if you have any additional questions!