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The Factory was pretty good. I was expecting more vendors though. Once it fills up, it will be a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dinkybop
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San Marcos, TX
Very Cool Mall

The factory is converted into a very cool mall that is what I would call hipster. Good food places... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
peacemamasunshine
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Excellent31%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“farmers market”(26 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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230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064-2256
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+1 615-791-1777
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank dinkybop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are great shops and food choices in this restored building. It was great to see how they have re purposed this place.

Thank Allen0116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love big city markets with varied eateries and local goods... the Factory at Franklin seemed to be heading in that direction. Super cool factory that is being repurposed for a market, but it seems incomplete! There are some great eateries and a few local...More

Thank Millytravels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having previously lived in a converted factory, I loved this shopping area. There is a little bit of everything for everyone here. You have your bakery, coffee shops, ice cream shop and various small businesses stores. It is great for couples, families and if you...More

Thank lindsay_taylor_mba
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The factory is converted into a very cool mall that is what I would call hipster. Good food places, interesting shops. There is a huge guitar store and art shops. It's a place my teenager found to be "awesome." And my little one loved the...More

Thank peacemamasunshine
Reviewed 11 June 2018

WHAT WE LOVED: actual refurbished factory, second-hand leather couches/chairs in huge open sitting area, selection of vendors WHAT WE LIKED: coffee shop, pottery shop WHAT WE'LL DO DIFFERENT NEXT TIME: visit on a Saturday

Thank angelandshawn
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We had gone to the Visitors Center to find out places around Franklin worth seeing. They suggested The Factory near the water tower, that it’s filled with shops in an old factory. Sunday they had the Farmers Market and that is where the Factory is....More

Thank JenniferSenior
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Tons of great stores and unique items. We stumbled upon a place where you can paint pottery - they fire it and then you come back to pick it up. So much fun.

Thank Lenny B
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We have stopped here for many years, primarily to go to the antique store. However, on this trip, they were having an auction and closing the store. The cute children's shop is also closed. It appears to be more of a artsy and amateur entertainment...More

Thank Gma4198
Stephanie J, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback, and we are disappointed to hear that your experience was not all you hoped it would be. We hope you will choose to come back and give some of our new attractions a chance!...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is a multi-use venue with restaurants and varied entertainment. I've attended a musical dinner night there and it was fun. Also inside is the Five Daughters Bakery. This time I went on a Saturday morning to check out the farmers market which happens 52...More

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Stephanie J, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

We appreciate this wonderful review! We are so glad you enjoyed your dinner with us, as well as Five Daughters Bakery! We appreciate you coming by to enjoy our farmers market, and are pleased that you would love to come back and see us, for...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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