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The Factory at Franklin

Open Now: 10:00 - 22:00
Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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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
Pretty cool place

Pretty cool place to visit. It has restaurants, coffee shops, specialty stores, art galleries, ice... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
learsisrael
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“farmers market”(27 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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+1 615-791-1777
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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

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

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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

Thank glassymom
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This used to be a great place to go. But recently many stores have left and are now empty. Worthy of the trip is the donut shop in the factory. Worlds best donuts.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Pretty cool place to visit. It has restaurants, coffee shops, specialty stores, art galleries, ice cream, farmers market and so much more.

1  Thank learsisrael
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This place you can buy ice cream, pizza, bakery goods, coffee, fresh squeezed juices, paint your own pottery, buy a guitar, buy stained glass, buy new and used vinyl LP records, buy vintage clothing & jewelry & art, last but not least,,,,, get some fresh...More

Thank HGAL2015
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The Factory was pretty good. I was expecting more vendors though. Once it fills up, it will be a great place to visit. If we had not just eaten, we would have tried the bakery or the ice cream place. Both of those places looked...More

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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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Don T
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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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