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The Factory

230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064-2256
+1 615-791-1777
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The Factory- Worth A Look

I love The Factory. It has good shops, a wonderful restaurant, and one of my favorite coffee shops... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
12dbryan
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Unique Shops

Wife and I visited while in the Franklin/Nashville area. We have been here before and must say that... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
william c
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vandalia
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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.
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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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+1 615-791-1777
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I love The Factory. It has good shops, a wonderful restaurant, and one of my favorite coffee shops in all of Middle Tennessee. My favorite shop deals in salvaged furniture, antiques, architectural accents and reclaimed wood. It's an artists dream shop. The have a lot...More

Thank 12dbryan
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Well thanks for coming to visit so regularly! We're glad you enjoy everything the Factory has to offer, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Wife and I visited while in the Franklin/Nashville area. We have been here before and must say that the shops are nothing of my wife's and I desired taste. Most of the shops are unique and would meet a special clientele. Not to say that...More

Thank william c
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, William! We're glad you came to spend time with us! The shops can change regularly, so we'll hopefully have something for you and your wife next time you come to visit. Again, thanks for giving us...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I enjoy shopping here but the stores close early so get there before around 5! There are cute shops & restaurants & ice cream & coffee shops.

Thank fitzhoyt
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thanks for the review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed everything the Factory has to offer. We hope you come back soon to enjoy more sweets and other treats with us again!

Reviewed 7 May 2017

The best exhibit of the art of Dr Seuss. Ann Jackson gallery brought 70 years of his work from Roswell Ga to Franklin. Greatest collection in the world and the curators were very information and fun.

Thank Valerie J
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

We're so happy to hear of your wonderful visit with us, Valerie! We hope you come back to see us and more exhibits soon enough!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

There really isn't much to do here. There are some shops, but not all are open. The ones that are open are expensive and most weren't very friendly. The layout of the facility is not well done and it is confusing trying to find your...More

Thank ChiliTravels
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us and give us some great feedback! We're very sorry to hear of your poor experience. We'd like to welcome you back to visit, as more shops are open for the summer! Again, we apologize for your...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

I expected a little more out of this place. It's got a few neat shops and a nice antique mall but nothing real impressive. It would help if it had a few more shops and variety. It's mostly antiques, decor, and expensive clothes.

1  Thank ertofu
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

We appreciate your feedback. We thank you for taking the time to review us. We are so glad you stopped by The Factory. We hope you will come back soon!

Reviewed 21 March 2017

We visited the farmers market on Saturday and found it to be such an enjoyable experience! We really weren't planning on spending as much time as we did.... but our starter failed on our vehicle which made for a long wait until we could make...More

Thank CruiseLuvr80
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

We are so happy you came to browse all that The Factory has to offer. We appreciate you taking the time to review us. We hope you will come back and explore more of our shops soon!

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in the Nashville area, take a short drive south to the lovely city of Franklin. There you'll find tucked a bit away from the hustle a lovely building called "The Factory". It's very unique and has really cool shops and small eateries....More

Thank 491leahm
Drive N, Manager at The Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed browsing a few of the antique stores at The Factory. We are so glad you stopped in to explore. We appreciate you reviewing us. We hope to see you again soon!

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!

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Don T
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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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