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Tabasco Visitor Center and Pepper Sauce Factory

Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-373-6129
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Very nice self guided tour, easy to follow by numbers. After the tour you can buy everything you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Two of us enjoyed our visit on Tuesday. December 5, 2017. Since the tour is self guided, you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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With the expansion of current facilities, guests are now able to view artifacts from TABASCO® Sauce's founding family; witness the growing process of the pepper plants from seedlings to full-grown plants; visit the mash warehouse for a peek at the TABASCO® aging process; view and smell the aromas of the stirring vats; and learn about the company's bottling and shipping process around the world. Everything from our branded merchandise to a full TABASCO® Brand product sample bar is available at the TABASCO Country Store® here on Avery Island. 10-Stop Self-Guided Walking Tour Stop 1- Museum Stop 2- Greenhouse Stop 3- Barrel Warehouse Stop 4- Blending Stop 5- Avery Island Stop 6- Salt Mine Stop 7- Bottling Line Stop 8- TABASCO® Today Stop 9- TABASCO® Country Store Stop 10- TABASCO® Restaurant 1868!
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-373-6129

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice self guided tour, easy to follow by numbers. After the tour you can buy everything you can imagine about Tabasco. The story of the Tobasco sauce is really cool since it looks so easy to make it. 😀 The original house is in...More

Thank nabeab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two of us enjoyed our visit on Tuesday. December 5, 2017. Since the tour is self guided, you can spend as much time studying the displays and videos as you want or not. Videos are short and well done. Staff are friendly. We received a...More

Thank Jpamr5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Avery Island is the home of the world famous Tabasco brand pepper sauce. Since its founding in 1868 it is still owned and operated by the same family. The modern visitor center is created tell the story of Tabasco. For a nominal charge you can...More

Thank C6906SSlindav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went away from new orleans on a day trip . Takes about 2 1/2 hrs at most to get there .we rented a car .the tour was great. Nice giftshop and you can also go on a gardens tour. Gardens was nice .you czn drive...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were planning our route from New Orleans to Houston and wanted a stop off during the drive! We just picked out random places on the map and looked them up on TA. That’s how we discovered this little gem! I had never really thought...More

Thank Leah-estelle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sure you'll walk thru the production of the famous hot sauce, but did you know that there is a huge wildlife sanctuary onsite as well? Well worth your time; it's a pleasant way to spend an afternoon. About a 2 hr drive from New Orleans.

Thank SallyAnn W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We won a trip to Lafayette , which included a free tour of Avery Island and lunch at the cafe. We didn't expect much. I LOVE being disproved. The Tabasco museum is fabulous! Had a great time at the tasting AND in the store. My...More

1  Thank LisaAnn706
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the self guided tour and had no problems. Everything is explained so makes the walking around and in the buildings very interesting. Would highly recommend it. Great value for the money. Went to the gift shop and sampled quite a bit and bought...More

1  Thank racinee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the self guided tour, which was a bargain at $5.50. We spent about an hour looking at the museum then touring the site. The site takes you through the production process, from growing the peppers tall the way through to the bottling process...More

2  Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A cool place to see, it's unusual, high tech, low tech, beautiful grounds, cool products, a museum, with a country store all combined. The production from start to finish of Tabasco is fascinating. Museum shows history with artifacts of area, owners and sauce. The production...More

Thank Randy2353
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24 September 2017|
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Response from Elaine R | Reviewed this property |
No there is no charge to enter the gift shop. It is a fun, bright gift shop!
19 March 2017|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
I suspect service dogs only inside, but there is a nice porch.