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This place smelled amazing as you came in. How can you not like a candy store especially with this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Louisa V
Katy, Texas
Good chocolate from Kentucky

Good service and good candy. Specializing in Kentucky bourbon and nice gift for your friends. All... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours & Museum offers a guided tour and includes antique candy making equipment as well as new equipment. It continues as family confectionery operation that was founded in the year 1919. They are noted for the invention of...more
116 E 2nd St, Frankfort, KY 40601-2902
+1 502-223-7475
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really excited to take the tour, but it wasn't all that special, as it's really just watch a video, hear a little about the process, but you don't actually get to see them making the candy. The gift shop has a lot of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place smelled amazing as you came in. How can you not like a candy store especially with this history. It was bit smaller than I thought it would be but still a great stop. Wanted to do the tour but time didn't permit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Good service and good candy. Specializing in Kentucky bourbon and nice gift for your friends. All types of local bourbons and other chocolate specialities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rickrdu
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

How could you not like candy? Everything I purchased was delicious, especially the bourbon candies. My regret is the they were out of the caramel covered marshmallows that I specifically was looking for.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank debrah645
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Great tour of a 100 year old business with local roots. Not only do you get t hear a great story but you get to try a rum ball at the end. Stop by the visitors center in the beautify Queen Anne located on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bill L
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a lot of fun seeing this iconic landmark. Just right after a few distillery visits! Enjoyable and tasty treats.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed October 23, 2018

A small but wonderful candy factory tour. Cost is $5.00. The tour includes the making and packing of the candy. Also included is a lot of historical memorabilia from a simple time. Our guide was wonderful. A candy sample is offered at the tours conclusion....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We stopped here in the morning to check out the Museum & experience the tour of the place. Very friendly staff & excellent tour guides, with a plethora of selections to choose from for enjoyable sweets. This is a definite must see when in town!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bam_and_maize
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The greatest part of my trip to Kentucky, and never would have guessed it. Unplanned and almost overlooked, it is now a top experience and memory I will never forget. Go experience, is all I have to say. Tour guide, Grace, was made the tour....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Excellent stop in Frankfort not far from I64 (and well signed). Small store with candies made on site. Take the tour for $5...ours was great--small and casual. Fascinating tiny factory with a long small business legacy. A sample bourbon ball candy is your treat at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim H
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FREE BOURBON DISTILLERY TOURS & tastings. Frankfort KY, Buffalo Trace Distillery (can look up on trip advisor) For a beautiful drive, go down Old Frankfort Pike between Lexington and Frankfort. Bunch of wineries too... More