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Kazoo Factory, Museum, & Gift Shop of Eden

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Address: 8703 S Main St, Eden, NY 14057-1319
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+1 716-992-3960
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri 10:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Hooray for Kazoos

Easy to get to just off the New York Thruway, the Kazoo Factory, Museum, & Gift Shop is a lot of fun. The folks that run it will enthusiastically tell you everything they know... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Long Island
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Long Island
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447 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to just off the New York Thruway, the Kazoo Factory, Museum, & Gift Shop is a lot of fun. The folks that run it will enthusiastically tell you everything they know about the culture, manufacturing, and playing of the world's most popular "musical instrument". Make your own or just watch how they do it. In any event,... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 August 2016

It was close to the thruway as we were road-tripping across New York State, so we had to stop. We learned a lot, saw them making kazoos on original pulley run machines and even made our own kazoos. The people are knowledgeable and friendly.

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Strongsville, Ohio
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164 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Located in Eden, N.Y., not far from Buffalo, this quaint metal kazoo factory is tucked away in the back of a gift shop (that contains numerous, and fine items besides kazoos). It is the only operating metal kazoo factory in North America. Free parking is located in the back of the store. Note, to enter the factory, you must go... More 

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Derby, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Typical gift shoppe with interesting aspect of a kazoo factory. Hipsters may be interested.very small.

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Mentor, Ohio
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Looking for something different to do. Stop by the Kazoo Factory. A cool place to visit where you can see kazoo production on antique machinery. You can even make your own Kazoo for a small cost. Gift shop has many items to check out also. A neat slice of Americana!

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Garden City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

If you're close to Niagara Falls and you like random, quirky stops, don't miss this! They make honest-to-goodness metal kazoos right here, and you can see it happen. The factory is tiny with a giant kazoo on top of it, but we came in from the other direction and spotted the sign first. We were greeted by a very nice... More 

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Wonderful experience! Who knew this wonderful place makes ALL the metal kazoos of the world! Great place to stop and see!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

The last place I expected to find a line to get in somewhere was the Kazoo Museum and factory, but I arrived a little early and there were people sitting on the deck and a few more walked up to the door as we all waited to see a place so fun and happy as a Kazoo factory. You can... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This was a great way to break up a long car ride. Learning about how the kazoo is made, and seeing the alternative ways they are made was fascinating. My sons bought the trumpet kazoo.

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Croton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

If you are passing through on the New York Thruway, take an hour or so and venture into Eden to tour the Kazoo Factory and Museum. It's so convenient from the Eden-Angola exit, and less than 15 minutes off the highway. We guided ourselves, reading the boards and loved looking at all the old kazoos on display. We also chose... More 

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