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The Factory at Franklin

Open Now: 10:00 - 22:00
Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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Stunned at how it had changed in a few years

We were shocked at the changes at the factory. We all loved the selection of shops and food to... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
frozentundratrav2016
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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What is old is new again

Went to The Factory at Franklin this weekend. There was a trade fair going on in the Hermitage... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
english2ths
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Memphis, Tennessee
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“farmers market”(29 reviews)
“unique shops”(17 reviews)
“pottery shop”(4 reviews)
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064-2256
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Reviewed 3 January 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
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Reviewed 31 December 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 7 December 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
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Reviewed 19 November 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
Thank JTinAL
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The Factory building was super cool in terms of architecture! A bakery, coffee shop, ice cream store, and taco joint were inside- that’s basically all the options for food. Although the building is very unique, it was pretty empty of both stores and shoppers. Pretty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela R
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Went for the City Farmhouse fall pop up. $12 to get into a space of about 30 vendors that were selling stuff made in China. There weren’t any antiques (except for 1 or 2 dealers) and it was pretty disappointing. We walked around the factory...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

My family visited the Factory at Franklin and were disappointed in the amount of stores there were. The atmosphere was nice but there was very little retail commerce and nothing that interested my kids.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie B
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Went to The Factory at Franklin this weekend. There was a trade fair going on in the Hermitage Room, plus the regular shops were also open. Some were very unique; some were of personal interest, some were not....regardless, I did appreciate each store and what...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank english2ths
Reviewed 2 October 2018

nice way to spend a rainy afternoon,,,places to eat, lots of craft shops and local flare and even a large meeting room if you have an event you need to plan...plenty of close parking and many different entrances

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pb7711111111111111
Reviewed 24 September 2018

The Factory is and old stove factory and is now a venue with food, shopping and shows. On top of all this the Franklin Farmers Market is held here every Saturday all year round. There is renovations going on and I am not sure what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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HGAL2015
8 August 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
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Response from acarmen1 | Reviewed this property |
Don, The address is 230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064 Enjoy, I had lots of fun there.
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