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Sep 21, 2018
“Real American Small Business ”
Jul 19, 2018
“Interesting”
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America's last remaining whistle factory.
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6540 Huntley Rd, Columbus, OH 43229-1087
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+1 614-846-2918
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

This tour took one hour and cost five dollars. I can’t think of a better value or a better hour spent. Phil was our guide and while imparting some great information, had fun keeping the crowd with children all the way to senior citizens smiling....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 32JD32
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We had Phil as our guide. Awesome informative information. He also was humourous. Place is small, not air conditioned. Had fans going to circulate air took 10 and 8 year old. Phil held their attention the whole time. Definetly should add to bucket list

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

I had visited this factory years ago on a field trip for my older child. Since the younger one's class did not do the field trip to this factory - I had been planning for some time to revisit the factory. You have to book...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Moushumi M
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

We went on a tour with a bunch of teens from our town. I really liked It! The guide was funny and very informative. It is a very small place but they do a lot of work in that small space. It is worth a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

We had to book a time to get a tour. Each ticket is about $4 and we waited in the "lobby" with about 14 other people (tight space). The factory is one big room with about 6-8 machines and 2 workers. You listen to how...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Cleverland
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

While on a Mystery Bus Trip, we had the pleasure of visiting the American Whistle Corporation. I know, how fun could it be to visit a whistle factory? It was actually a really neat experience to learn how a whistle is made. If the school...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 103jennim
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Small but powerful. The 9 staff at American Whistle Corp make over a million whistles per year! Book the tour to get your reservation, $4 entrance fee, whistle at the end. Also seen in "how's it's made"

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Jeff P
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My family had a wonderful time touring the American Whistle Corp. during a trip to Ohio. Very informative... We had no idea what all goes into making a whistle! The tour was extremely interesting detailing every aspect of various types of whistles they make. At...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank TravelingAngelaDawn
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I took my two young daughters on this tour. It's very small but so interesting. The owner is very informative and quirky. He interacted well with everyone and answered everyone's questions. You need to call ahead for reservations because they only give tours to 15...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 10, 2016

Found this on the factorytourusa.com website and is the last brass whistle factory in US. Family run operation with tour onto factory floor with a "free sample" at the end. Popular with school groups and kids loved the whistle (and accessories avail for purchase) at...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Amanda B
February 4, 2016|
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The factory lobby is open during normal business hours, Monday through Friday and they welcome walk-in customers. It is not much of an "attraction to see" without doing the tour, but there is a display case where purchases... More
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