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10 Tours in Missouri

Anheuser-Busch (St Louis, MO)
St. Louis, MO

Your tour through the historic 100-acre plant in St. Louis, Missouri, just 3 minutes from the Gateway Arch, will follow the journey of how we create our great beers. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Anheuser-Busch Clydesdale paddock and stable, the beechwood aging cellars, our historic Brew House, the Bevo packaging plant, and everyone's favorite stop, the Hospitality Room. Click on the picture to begin the journey of our great beers.


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Burgers' Smokehouse
California, MO

Located along the Moreau River, Burgers' Smokehouse is 3 miles south of California, Missouri on a farm off Highway 87. Just follow the signs.

Each year thousand of folks stop by our visitor's center and take a Smokehouse tour.

With the help of artist Terry Chase and his assistant, George Baldwin, the visitors center features dioramas that depict the seasons of the year. Other exhibits display ingredients, pictures, and artifacts that explain the art of meat curing.

As you enter the Visitor's Center over a covered bridge, windows on the left open to a Spring diorama scene while ...
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Hallmark Visitor Center
Kansas City, MO

As small as a shoebox, as big as a dream. The Hallmark world of smiles and sentiment, cards and creativity began in 1910 and has continued to grow for more than 90 years.

At the Hallmark Visitors Center in Kansas City, MO, you can:

See live technicians manufacture products using technology and craftsmanship.

Watch a six-minute multimedia film presentation as you listen to Hallmark artists and writers explain how the creative process works.

Browse through an exhibit of more than 250 Keepsake Ornaments including the famous Starship Enterprise® and Here Comes Santa.

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Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain (Kansas City, MO)
Kansas City, MO

The 358,000-square-foot Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain Operations in Kansas City, Mo. was built in 1998.

Kansas City employees produce the Sportster®, Dyna® and VRSC? families of motorcycles from fabrication and finishing through final assembly to include the liquid-cooled Revolution® powertrain for the VRSC V-Rod.

The tour center features a series of displays that guide you through the various manufacturing and assembly processes. You'll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop, which features tour-related souvenirs.
Your tour experience begins with an introductory video. Then it's on to the factory floor where you'll witness ...
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Herbaria Soap
St Louis, MO

Our soap making business began when I tried to find a mild natural soap that would moisturize my skin rather than dry it out,? said LaRee DeFreece. ?I was looking for a soap made with one hundred percent natural plant-based ingredients and enriched with emollients.?

In late 2000, she decided to make her own soap. She had discovered that even the mildest of soaps was made of petrochemicals rather than natural ingredients. Searching the Internet, she came upon soap recipes and began testing them.

?That first recipe resulted in a soap that was truly disgusting, but I soon found one ...
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Purina Visitors Center
Gray Summit, MO

The Purina Farms Visitors Center incorporates a Pet Center, a full-size barn containing domestic farm animals, a theater and informational center. Demonstrations, dog obedience shows and hands-on petting areas are some of the highlights of this popular attraction, which draws nearly 200,000 visitors a year.

The Purina Farms Visitors Center offers an educational experience by providing exhibits that help explain to owners how to determine the optimal diet for their pet based on its health and nutritional status. In addition, a 75-seat theater offers an ongoing video presentation.

Visitors can experience the excitement of operating a pet food factory ...
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Shatto Milk Company
Osborn, MO

Shatto Milk Company is a family dairy farm that milks 150 cows twice a day and bottles that milk at their, on the farm, bottling facility. The milk is bottled in old fashion glass bottles. The family farm offers a wide array of YUMMY products including butter, Root Beer Milk, Strawberry Milk, the worlds best Chocolate Milk, Orange Dream Milk, a full line of white milks and of course cream and half and half.

Shatto Milk Company schedules tours Tuesday through Saturday throughout the year. Call ahead for appointment. Tours include:

Seeing the baby calves (you may possibly get ...
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Sierra Bullets
Sedalia, MO

For over 60 years Sierra Bullets has been dedicated to the manufacture of the most accurate bullets in the world. This commitment to performance has established a "Tradition of Precision" for which Sierra is known throughout the world.

Over the years, much has changed in the industry and in the marketplace. One common thread running throughout this time however, has been Sierra's focus on bullets. Hunting and target bullets for rifles and handguns are the only products we make and we work hard to make them better than anyone else. If you consider the large number of serious shooters who ...
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The Roasterie Factory
Kansas City, MO

On Nov. 22, 1978, Danny O?Neill picked his first batch of coffee beans in the mountainous, coffee-growing region around the Poás volcano while studying abroad in Costa Rica. Right then and there, he fell in love with the country, the people and the coffee?especially the coffee. Fifteen years later, when Danny founded The Roasterie in his basement in one of Kansas City's great neighborhoods, Brookside, it just made sense that he would partner directly with farmers and pay above market values to get the best of the best coffee beans.

Today, direct trade makes more sense than ever. The ...
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Vacuum Cleaner Museum and Tacony Factory Outlet
St. James, MO

The Vacuum Cleaner Museum is an extensive collection of more than 500 vacuums spanning a century of progress. The museum displays vacuums from the 1910s to modern times in decade-themed vignettes, complete with period furniture and memorabilia from that era. Visitors will discover a glimpse of Americana through the evolution of the vacuum and accompanying newspaper and magazine advertising displayed in each decade. The museum is located at Tacony Manufacturing in St. James, Missouri, home of Riccar and Simplicity vacuum production.


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