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Tabasco Visitor Center and Pepper Sauce Factory

Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-373-6129
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Always love visiting with friends who have never been. Tabasco & Avery Island is a great way to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Franklinton, Louisiana
Must visit!

This place is great! Even if you don't like Tabasco sauce! Must visit. Self guided tour is good and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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With the expansion of current facilities, guests are now able to view artifacts from TABASCO® Sauce's founding family; witness the growing process of the pepper plants from seedlings to full-grown plants; visit the mash warehouse for a peek at the TABASCO® aging process; view and smell the aromas of the stirring vats; and learn about the company's bottling and shipping process around the world. Everything from our branded merchandise to a full TABASCO® Brand product sample bar is available at the TABASCO Country Store® here on Avery Island. 10-Stop Self-Guided Walking Tour Stop 1- Museum Stop 2- Greenhouse Stop 3- Barrel Warehouse Stop 4- Blending Stop 5- Avery Island Stop 6- Salt Mine Stop 7- Bottling Line Stop 8- TABASCO® Today Stop 9- TABASCO® Country Store Stop 10- TABASCO® Restaurant 1868!
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“country store” (107 reviews)
“free samples” (56 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-373-6129

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Always love visiting with friends who have never been. Tabasco & Avery Island is a great way to spend a day, Beautiful scenery & lots of history.

Thank 283SusanG
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great! Even if you don't like Tabasco sauce! Must visit. Self guided tour is good and easy to do. Flat walking and few stairs. Map is provided. Takes about 1.5 hours and then the gift shop takes about 30 -45 minutes because...More

Thank PSimms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an extra day in New Orleans and decided to visit the Tabasco Factory - about a two hour drive from the city. We spent about 2 hours on the property on a self-guided walking tour. Pretty fascinating seeing the history and process of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Thursday August 22, 2017 my wife, Susan, and my daughter, Allyce, went to Avery Island to visit the Tabasco Visitor Center and Pepper Sauce Factory. And also Jungle Gardens. It was a great way to spend a summer afternoon in South Louisiana. A lot...More

Thank candrew10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The self guided tour was great specially the bottling part where you pull really see the whole thing work. The grounds are beautiful, from green spaces to factory buildings. A lot of souvenirs in the shop and ways to try all the flavors of Tabasco....More

Thank Virginie g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little museum with the history of the sauce and then a self-guided tour of the factory. Great gift shop. When you are done, drive over to the Jungle Gardens as that is also interesting and pretty!

Thank Diedre C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun and informative factory tour! Not only do you get to learn A to Z everything about Tabasco and their company and location here but you get some free samples too. They have a fantastic gift shop with tons of amazing and weird...More

Thank InASenseLost0909
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a really fun time visiting the Tabasco factory at Avery Island. It's very kitsch, with Tabasco everything including free samples given to you as you buy your tickets from the friendly staff! Basically it's a walking tour of the factory, storage sheds, greenhouse...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plan for heat! The buildings are cooled, but the walk between is hot. Received small samples of a variety of flavors when we paid for the tour in the museum. Museum was okay. Interesting finding out how extensive their sales base is. At the time...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This was my second trip to the Tabasco Factory, but it had been many, many years since I'd visited. A friend and I went a little out of the way just to visit the factory and company store on our way home to Texas from...More

Thank sdousley
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20 March 2017|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
I suspect service dogs only inside, but there is a nice porch.
Fred H
28 July 2016|
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Response from LangstonMissouri | Reviewed this property |
We paid $4.95 apiece for the Tabasco tour with the senior discount. Don't remember if there are other discounts. Garden tour is separate; however, you get a discount if you do both. The factory isn't in production on... More