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Hammond's Candy Factory

5735 Washington St, Denver, CO 80216-1321
+1 303-333-5588
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Not as good as it used to be

We visited this location quite a long time ago, when it was truly a “tour” and visitors moved... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
MollyB123
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Colorado
Fun quick tour

Great little stop over if you're headed to other activities in downtown. The tours run every half... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Melissa C
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“lollipops” (34 reviews)
“free tour” (53 reviews)
“gift shop” (70 reviews)
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5735 Washington St, Denver, CO 80216-1321
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We visited this location quite a long time ago, when it was truly a “tour” and visitors moved throughout the factory area and could actually see, hear, and even smell what was being made. We visited it again yesterday, and based on the video that...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Great little stop over if you're headed to other activities in downtown. The tours run every half hour and are only about 20-25 min in length. It is primarily a movie and then opportunity to watch from 2 separate areas the employees make and package/inspect...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Go and take the tour! It’s free and informative... Shop is bigger than I expected and full of candy cane goodness! Staff are helpful both with shopping and wrapping the way too many candy canes that I bought..on my second visit in a week! Worth...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This was a pleasantly fun morning tour before our flight home. The tour starts with a great video of the history of Hammond's Candy where they explain how it started and how it turned into what you see now. The time of the year will...More

1  Thank lord-xeon
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fun activity to do with kids! Witness the candy factory by ‘free tour’ where candy canes are made by hand in August and shipped all over the country for a festive Christmas! The handmade chocolates are a big hit too! The factory...More

1  Thank gazzillion
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We dropped in post-brunch on a Saturday morning. Pleasantly surprised to find tour availability and so glad we did (a free tour nonetheless). It was so interesting to see the lollipops made and the business has such a fun story. 45 minute tour in total,...More

Thank courtney w
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Never thought a tour of a candy factory would be something I would enjoy, but I was wrong. This is someplace just about everyone can enjoy. The tour is fun and interesting. They were cranking out candy canes while we were there. I can remember...More

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

As a former worker in the confectionery industry I especially enjoyed this tour. After an introductory film you are taken out to view the operation on the actual factory floor. The guide was very friendly and informative and the story of the company is quite...More

Thank MartyG60950
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We took our 6 year old son. We were able to book our tour online ahead of time, so that was a time saver. Our hands were stamped and then we were given a cute paper hat to wear. At the beginning of the tour,...More

Thank MichelleNC
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We took the kids by this place during our vacation to Denver, CO. This is a must see. It is so interesting to see how their candy is made. make sure you get there with at least 2 hours as you might have to wait...More

Thank Lewis B
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Emilybkramer
29 October 2017|
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Response from Shannon M | Reviewed this property |
Indeed!
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Audraeve
19 October 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
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HappyJW76
12 January 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!
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