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The Factory

230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064-2256
+1 615-791-1777
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Day out before the game

We met family and Nashville that were in from Chicago to see the Blackhawks game. We decided to... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Jim R
via mobile
Unique Shops

Charming kind of place to shop & eat. Unique stores, couple of good eateries, wonderful music... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Roadtrippin42
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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 renovation has preserved many of The Factory's original features and architectural details. Calvin bought the sprawling complex seven years ago and, after an environmental clean-up, began opening the facility in sections. Today, The Factory at Franklin has 83 tenants. Imagine that factory coming alive with concerts, dining, shopping, meetings, live theatre, art galleries, decorators' showcases, antiques and offices. Our unique facility can serve all this and more. Take a look at The Factory in its days as a bustling, working factory, then embark on a photographic tour of its renovation and transformation to the diverse and vibrant shopping and entertainment complex it is today.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064-2256
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We met family and Nashville that were in from Chicago to see the Blackhawks game. We decided to take them to Franklin for the morning as they had never been there we took them to the factory just to take in the little quaint stores...More

Thank Jim R
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

We love to hear this! We are so glad you were able to share The Factory with out of town guests. We appreciate you taking the time to review us. Come back soon!

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Charming kind of place to shop & eat. Unique stores, couple of good eateries, wonderful music venues & great farmers market!

Thank Roadtrippin42
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

We appreciate your review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope you will come back for some more music and antique browsing soon!

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here on a Saturday morning. Ate at the California food truck. Amazing cali grit bowl! Then shopped around and saw some amazing stores. Loved the antique store, heard the sisters donuts was amazing but did not stop in. Love the atmosphere of the...More

1  Thank Skylar W
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Skylar! We are so glad you were able to check out some of the different stores and places at The Factory. We hope to have you back to shop around again soon!

Reviewed 17 January 2017

We went to the Factory in Franklin. There were tons of shops there. It was fun to walk around. We first went to the antique store that is there. It was huge! We spent most of our time there. It was fun seeing the old...More

Thank mer1264
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thank you so much for the terrific review!! We are so glad that you guys had a terrific time browsing at The Factory and we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This place is pretty cool to browse in, there are tons of stores, just do not go on a Sunday. They aren't all open.

Thank CAmell40
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thanks so much for the five star review! We really appreciate you and hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It could be the time of year, but many stores were closed. Not much to see! Would not recommend for this time of year.More

Thank senior_traveller_10
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Hi there! We're sorry that your visit to The Factory didn't live up to your expectations. We are in the midst of a big transition, with three new restaurants launching soon and many new and upcoming maker/vendor retail launches, several in currently empty spaces. At...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

This little mall in its self is not that special. But inside I was pleasantly surprised by the great service I got at 2 little shops. Nature Art had a delightful assortment of cute little trinkets. I purchased some lovely purple Swarovski earrings for only...More

Thank luckyinlove02
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic review! We are so glad that you had a great experience at The Factory and we hope you'll come back and visit again very soon!

Reviewed 18 December 2016

I had been to the Factory several years ago and really enjoyed the shops. This trip was a different story. Many of the shops weren't all that nice and there just didn't seem to be much there anymore. I'm not sure I will go back.More

Thank bandguy54
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Sorry your recent visit didn’t live up to the one from several years ago. We are in the midst of a big transition, with three new restaurants launching soon and many new and upcoming maker/vendor retail launches, several in currently empty spaces. At the same...More

Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is a great place to find unique items and stores that reflect that TN funk. But most of them are closed on Sunday's, which was the only day we had to show our house guest this interesting place.

Thank fizzy1991
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Thanks for the positive feedback! We'd recommend calling ahead to the stores you'd like to visit before coming as they all make their own hours!

Reviewed 21 November 2016

My wife and I attended the Made South event at The Factory this past weekend and loved it. Not only was The Factory a great location for the Made South event, but the many other shops were great to visit as well.

Thank bgmckinley
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

We love to hear this, thank you so much for the awesome feedback and we hope you'll come back soon!

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Don T
I may have missed it, but I can't find an address I need it for Map Quest.
1 October 2015|
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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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