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Columbus Washboard

14 Gallagher Ave, Logan, OH 43138-1666
+1 740-380-3828
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A long way to go but fun

They make wash boards. Fun to watch them make them. Bought a couple as souvenirs. If you are... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
MichiganDad2
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Livonia, Michigan
via mobile
They Still Make Washboards!

Took a tour of the factory with Lisa, about 45 minutes. She showed us the machinery and gave us an... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
RecreationV
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New York City, New York
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14 Gallagher Ave, Logan, OH 43138-1666
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

They make wash boards. Fun to watch them make them. Bought a couple as souvenirs. If you are near by definitely stop in. Just don't plan on staying long, not really a lot to see.

Thank MichiganDad2
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Took a tour of the factory with Lisa, about 45 minutes. She showed us the machinery and gave us an idea of how it works. Hard to believe there is still a market for this. Sales are not what they were so many years ago,...More

Thank RecreationV
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We took the tour with the grandkids and they got to play the washboard with the tour lady after it was over. The tour is an interesting bit of history and the machinery in the factory is very old and some still works. They still...More

Thank Mctravelers
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour and even bought a wash board for decorative use. Grew up locally but had never been on tour and it was worth the time. Great little gift shop.

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The Columbus Washboard Company keeps up a tradition by being the last remaining washboard company in the country. Staffed by only four people (an office manager, a person at the front desk, and two workers who build the washboards), this place is a delightful place...More

Thank 442GaryF
Reviewed 22 March 2017

What a fun discovery. This is the last of its kind in America and the self-guided tour of the factory floor is at once entertaining, educational and nostalgic. The staff that assembles hundreds of washboards are outgoing and happy to show you how they do...More

Thank NMDave
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit their factory and we're delighted to be offered a self tour through time into their factory! A staff of 4, including their delightful greeter from England told us their history and marketing concept! They have musical washboard, washboards for the troops...More

Thank Jenifer M
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Four dedicated people keep this very busy little "made in the U.S.A." company going. One of the oldest companies in the country, "pet friendly" Columbus Washboard ships their products all over the world, and is still basically using the original equipment. It was quite interesting...More

Thank Deb R
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

A look back into days gone by. A product that is still made by hand in the U.S.A. Something that my grandmother's used and it still has a place today. The tour was very informative and interesting.

1  Thank Cecilbusdriver
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A little bit of history at the only United States Washboard Factory! I found it extremely interesting to learn the different types of washboards and their purposes! For example, near salt water you need a glass washboard because the metal ones will rust! Also, they...More

Thank Stephanie B
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Linda W
12 December 2016|
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Response from Jenifer M | Reviewed this property |
They didn't have a sign up but the owner was there and offered us the opportunity to go back on our own and look around! It's a real gem! I did buy a musical washboard as I play the piano!
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Rita S
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Response from nlwaage | Reviewed this property |
You definitely can do that! The gals who run the factory are SO nice and accommodating. They have a huge stock ready to buy right there, too. So he could pick one out for you or "show" you them when he is there )with his... More
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