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The Factory at Franklin

Closes in 13 min: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Neat Little Mall

We enjoyed walking through and checking out the eclectic little shops. Some of the food looked... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2019
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Great concept

We learned about the Factory late in the day, and made it in 15 minutes before closing for most... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2019
Elmhurst, Illinois
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Built in 1929, The Factory occupies the buildings that once served as the Dortch Stove Works, Magic Chef and later the Jamison Bedding Company. A member of the National Register of Historic Places, The Factory is rich with history and a very careful...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064-2256
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Probably a fun place at one time but not much there now. Very few shops but some eateries offered. We were there on a Monday...maybe more offered on weekends. Had fun taking pictures in the large rocking chair!

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to have an office in an adjacent building during 2011/2012 but haven't visited in a while. I've spent two days this past week working in the large lounge area & sampling the flavors of MojoTacos, Jeni's Ice Cream, Five Daughter's Bakery, and Honest...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Robbie G
Reviewed April 13, 2019

I wish I had more time to spend here. I had heard reallly good things about the Franklin Juice Company, so I stopped in to grab some to go. This shopping area was so cute inside. I could see coming there with a book or...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed walking through and checking out the eclectic little shops. Some of the food looked great! Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank MichiganMom74
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We learned about the Factory late in the day, and made it in 15 minutes before closing for most stores. Great space and such a great concept. Plenty of dining (Mojo's Tacos was awesome!), quality vendors, great space for music if they don't already offer...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019

The Factory is a quaint little place. It isn't a typical mall. If that's what you're looking for you will be disappointed. It's a great way to spend a little bit of extra time you might have.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Denise M
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Some developers have a cool idea here... take a closed factory that used to employ the local citizens, and instead of letting it become a ghost town, resurrect it as a multi-use destination. The factory site encompassed many buildings and equipment. Some of it has...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Kathy D
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

We were shocked at the changes at the factory. We all loved the selection of shops and food to try. What a unique place to spend an hour or two. Cannot wait see what happens next time we are there.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank frozentundratrav2016
Reviewed December 7, 2018

We went here because it was raining and we wanted to explore. It has some small "shop local" type booths that are nice. Honest Coffee is great. Artwork was cool to look at but I felt like it needed more to do. We ate lunch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tina B
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

What a cool place! Has lots of neat shops. An old factory turned into a neat mall type environment. Great place to visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
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August 8, 2018|
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Response from lindsay_taylor_mba | Reviewed this property |
I believe it opens at 10am on Saturday. Make sure when you go, to check out Five Daughters Bakery. You won’t regret it. Also sometimes there is a Farmer’s market in the back parking lot area behind the factory and it’s a... More
Don T
September 30, 2015|
Response from acarmen1 | Reviewed this property |
Don, The address is 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064 Enjoy, I had lots of fun there.