Factory Tours

Factory Tours USA

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Factory Tours USA

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Brewery Ommegang
Cooperstown, NY

In October of 1997, not far from the birthplace of baseball, ground was broken for what was to become America's most unique microbrewery. Based on traditional Belgian farmhouse architecture and set on a former hop farm in upstate New York, Brewery Ommegang was born with the philosophy that truly unique ales must be built from the ground up. Now brewing five award-winning Belgian-style ales and offering daily tours and tastings, plus a full calendar of special events, Brewery Ommegang is the place where brewing is an art and partaking is a passion.


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Corning Museum of Glass
Corning, NY

The Hot Glass Show. Presentations from 9:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.; presentations begin again at 1:00 p.m. Located on the Hot Glass Stage.

Flameworking Live! Two presentations each hour starting at the bottom of the hour. Presentations today: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. in the GlassMarket.

Sign up a workshop at the admission desk (anytime) or at The Studio (after 12:00 p.m.). Space is limited and may only be booked on the day of the class. 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. in the Studio.

Seating in the hot shop and views into workshops provide opportunities to watch teachers and students ...
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Madison Square Garden
New York, NY

Madison Square Garden'sTM All Access Tour allows fans to get an insider's view of the inner-workings of The World's Most Famous Arena®, providing them with little-known information and rarely seen viewpoints on the legendary showplace. Visitors taking part in the "All Access" one hour tour become a part of one of the busiest and most exciting sports and entertainment facilities in the world and are treated to a host of unique experiences. Visit the Knicks, Rangers and Liberty locker rooms; tour backstage of the Theater at Madison Square Garden; go inside the Star dressing rooms; learn how a basketball court ...
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Metropolitan Opera Guild
New York, NY

The Met offers several options for individuals and families to enjoy this cultural experience, including a subscription plan. Those interested can obtain a calendar and more info by mail or phone. Seating prices for performances vary, and Group Discounts are available to organized groups of 20 or more.

90-minute Backstage Tours explore the creation of an opera production, guiding visitors through the shops where artisans work on the sets, costumes, and wigs, and includes the rehearsal facilities, dressing rooms, 10-story backstage complex, and the auditorium. This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals, families and groups to see what goes on ...
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NBC Studios
New York, NY

Ever wonder what happens on the other side of the tube? Since 1933, NBC
guides have been guiding visitors on a behind the scenes look at NBC's
New York operations. The hour-long tour takes in some of the world's
most famous studios, including:

Studio 1A Home of Today Show
Studio 3A Home of MSNBC
Studio 3C Home of Nightly News with Brian Williams
Studio 8G Home of Football Night in America
Studio 6B Home of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Studio 8H Home of Saturday Night Live

Tracing radio and ...
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P. Graham Dunn
Dalton, OH

P. Graham Dunn is a family owned and operated business that opened its doors in 1976. However the series of events that lead to this business began much earlier. It?s difficult to pick a time or place to begin, but we will try to do just that. The time is the 1940?s and the place is a politically unstable China.

Peter Dunn?s parents, Marvin and Miriam Dunn, dedicated nearly their entire lives to work in China serving China Inland Missions, a mission founded by Hudson Taylor. Each began serving independently, and it was in China that they met and were ...
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Pairpoint Crystal
Sagamore, MA

The history of the Pairpoint Glass Company dates back to 1837 when the Mount Washington Glass Works was founded in South Boston. William L. Libbey moved the firm to New Bedford in 1870. A reorganization of the company in 1874 brought Frederick S. Shirley to the firm as the new manager; and, under him, many new types of glass were developed and patented including: Burmese, Peachblow, Lava, Rose Amber, Royal Flemish, and Satin glass. Mount Washington became noted for its brilliant cut glass and was awarded a certificate of merit for its exhibit at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in ...
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Pleasant Valley Wine
Hammondsport, NY

Nestled in a bucolic valley, a mile southwest of Hammondsport, is the Pleasant Valley Wine Company, home of the world-famous Great Western Winery Visitor Center. Established in 1860, the winery proudly displays the designation U.S. Bonded Winery No.1 and has eight remarkable stone buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The winery retains the original integrity of an old-world winery with caves carved deep into the valley's hillside; it's an architectural masterpiece nestled in the heart of the spectacular Finger Lakes Region of New York State.

The Great Western Winery Visitor Center is the most comprehensive center of ...
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Radio City Music Hall
New York, NY

No trip to Radio City is complete without a tour of the legendary theatre. Reopened after an extensive restoration on October 4, 1999, the Music Hall now reflects its original grandeur of opening night, 1932, sporting behind-the-scenes upgrades and refurbishment. Following the lead of Radio City's experienced tour guides, guests explore: the Great Stage, one of the largest indoor performance stages in the world; the stage's hydraulic system, still in operation since the '30s; the renowned private suite, with 12-feet high gold leaf ceilings and onetime home to Samuel "Roxy" Rothafel. And as an exciting climax to the Stage Door ...
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Rebecca-Ruth®, Candy Factory
Frankfort, KY

"History Never Tasted So Alive"! Come see the world famous Bourbon
Chocolates being born. This unique confectionery operation is known
worldwide as "The Invenotrs of Bourbon Candy!," and is located in
historic downtown Frankfort, KY - just a stone's throw from the
Kentucky state capitol building. Operating since 1919, Rebecca Ruth
Candy Inc. has been recommended by Food TV and The Food Net Work and
in the pages of Southern Living, Town & Country, KY AAA Tour Guide,
New York Times, and Chicago Tribune, and has been sold on QVC Home
Shopping ...
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SC Johnson Wax
Racine, WI

Since its opening on April 22, 1939, the SC Johnson Administration Center has been a "mecca" for tourists, architects and Frank Lloyd Wright devotees from around the world. Artists and photgraphers have captured the building's sweeping curves and geometric designs on canvas and film. And thousands of people have delighted in the spectacular "bird-cage" elevators. What began as a new office building for SC Johnson Wax has become a testament to the foresight of H. F. Johnson, Jr. and the vision of Frank Lloyd Wright. The feeling was shared by LIFE magazine when it compared the 1939 World's Fair and ...
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Schwebel Baking Company (Solon, OH)
Solon, OH

It began in 1906, in a small kitchen in Campbell, Ohio.

The morning air was crisp, and Dora and Joseph Schwebel were working together to mix, knead and bake the family's famous bread. Known for its outstanding taste, unmatched freshness and superior quality, the bread was carefully baked each day, and delivered ? still warm from the oven ? in wicker laundry baskets to a growing number of customers residing in and around neighboring Youngstown, Ohio.

Building A Business On The Finest Bread

In just a few short years, the reputation of Schwebel's bread spread far and ...
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Schwebel Baking Company (Youngstown, OH)
Youngstown, OH

It began in 1906, in a small kitchen in Campbell, Ohio.

The morning air was crisp, and Dora and Joseph Schwebel were working together to mix, knead and bake the family's famous bread. Known for its outstanding taste, unmatched freshness and superior quality, the bread was carefully baked each day, and delivered ? still warm from the oven ? in wicker laundry baskets to a growing number of customers residing in and around neighboring Youngstown, Ohio.

Building A Business On The Finest Bread

In just a few short years, the reputation of Schwebel's bread spread far and ...
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Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour and Natural Ice Harvest Museum
Lakeville, PA

Natural lake ice was once a booming industry in the Poconos. Step back in time to learn how ice was "made" in the region. Watch how clear ice is manufactured today and learn how ice sculptures are made in the Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour. Admission includes Museum and Tour: $5 per person, under 3 free. See website or call for hours.

Sculpted Ice Works is a full service ice event company and has been in business for over ten years. Our experienced design and carving team takes pride in each piece created. We have full time carvers, delivery, setup, ...
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Steinway & Sons
Long Island City, NY

Steinway & Sons was founded in 1853 by German immigrant Henry Engelhard Steinway in a Manhattan loft on Varick Street. Henry was a master cabinet maker who built his first piano in the kitchen of his Seesen, Germany home. By the time Henry established Steinway & Sons, he had built 482 pianos. The first piano produced by the company, number 483, was sold to a New York family for $500. It is now displayed at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Over the next forty years, Henry and his sons, Henry Jr., Albert, C.F. Theodore, William, and Charles, developed ...
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Sterling Hill Mine Tour & Museum
Ogdensburg, NJ

Most everything man-made has something to do with mining. At the Sterling
Hill Mining Museum we'll show you just how it's done. From drilling and
blasting to the processing of the ore, we?ve got it all! Come take a ¼ mile underground walking adventure into the 4th oldest mine in the country and the last working underground mine in NJ. Along the way you will see a mining equipment history display, a drilling and blasting demonstration and the world famous fluorescent ?Rainbow Tunnel? where everybody gets to take home a fluorescent mineral specimen.

Right here in NJ ...
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Stickley Furniture
Manlius, NY

Fascinating tour of large factory making historic, high-end, solid-wood furniture. Combination of high-tech machinery with intensive hand
craftsmanship. Gorgeous wood and products.

Since our earliest years, Stickley has invited the public to visit our factory and see for themselves how our furniture is made. It was an extension of what Gustav Stickley termed "Honest Furniture." This tradition of earnest furniture-making still exists today at our Manlius, New York factory, where the very essence of Stickley ? inventive technology joined with time-tested principles of hand craftsmanship ? continues.

We are confident that when you see how Stickley furniture is constructed, ...
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The Matt Brewing Company
Utica, NY

At our family-owned brewery, we have a long tradition of pride in what we make.

It is our attention to detail and uncompromising commitment to quality that has become the signature trademark of the Matt Brewing Company and our award-winning Saranac Beers.



A Brief History of the Matt Brewing Company
Brewhouse Square Utica, NY


As one of the few remaining great American regional breweries, the Matt Brewing Company has prospered at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in Central New York for over a century. Under the ...
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Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers
Auburn, ME

Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers was founded over a quarter century ago to restore the lost art of fine woodworking. Formerly a Bates college professor, Tom Moser left teaching in 1973 to start making one-of-a-kind furniture in an old Grange Hall in New Gloucester, Maine. His wife Mary managed the selling and finances, while their four sons trained as young apprentices.

There was no business plan, no product, no sense of marketing and to their banker?s horror, no cash or cash flow.

The first advertisement which ran in Down East magazine read, "Antiques are prized for their qualities of age, ...
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Turner Dolls, Inc.,
Heltonville, IN

Turner Dolls has a complete line of lovable babies, precious toddlers and beautiful girls for your collecting enjoyment. May they bring you as much enjoyment as they have me.

Virginia Turner has spent her life in joyful company. Twenty years in doll making as given her many reasons to celebrate. Her merry family of dolls has also introduced her to many wonderful friends and exciting experiences, and has led her to her destiny.
A former bank employee, Virginia's career in doll making began in 1981 with Virginia's Very Own, a line of reproduction porcelain dolls. "My career in dolls ...
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United Nations
New York, NY

The guided tour of the United Nations starts with a brief overview of the Organization and its structure. The main part of the tour consists of a visit to the chambers of the Security Council, the Trusteeship Council and the Economic and Social Council, which are located in the Conference Building.

During the visit, you might briefly observe a meeting. An average of 5,000 official meetings are held at the United Nations Headquarters annually. Please note that some council chambers might be closed to the public. The guide explains the functions, composition and current actions undertaken by each council, as ...
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Warner Bros. Studios
BURBANK, CA

Warner Bros. Studios VIP Tour is an insider's look at one of Hollywood's busiest and most famous motion picture studios - past and present. Ours is an intimate, historical and educational behind-the-scenes view of an actual working studio.

The VIP tour begins with a short film showcasing the movies and television shows created by Warner Bros. talent over the years. Guests are then escorted via tour carts to the Warner Bros. Museum - a true archive of filmed entertainment history. Exhibits include costumes, props, awards and actual scripts from some of our most renowned productions. From the Museum, guests ...
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Wedding Gown Preservation Company
Endicott, NY

The Wedding Gown Preservation Company is a family owned business operating in Endicott, New York since 1913, where they specialized in preservation and alterations of wedding gowns. There modern lab and equipment preserve every gown with a special anti-sugar treatment to prevent yellowing and discoloration and has been proven and recognized as the best method in gown preservations by the International Fabricare Institute. Over the past 80+ years, Wedding Gown Preservation Company has prided themselves on quality and care of the wedding gowns that they clean and preserve for their customers. Each gown is handled individually and given the utmost ...
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Westchester Modular Homes, Inc.
Wingdale, NY

Westchester Modular Homes, Inc. headquartered in Wingdale, NY was founded in 1986 by two prominent New York builder-developers, Charles W. Hatcher and Thomas F. Flood III.

Hatcher and Flood started out as traditional custom stick builders in Westchester County where the demand for upscale custom built homes was high. Their philosophy was simple, but effective - customize the home and give the customers what they want - not what the builder thinks the customers want!

In January 2000, Westchester Modular Homes became an Employee Owned Company through an Employee Stock Ownership Program.

Westchester's success in residential housing ...
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