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Albanese Candy Factory

5441 East Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410-5947
+1 219-947-3070
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Great Candy, Tour...Not so much

Great Candy, Great Selection. Thought the tour would be a little more than a walking path inside... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
fun and tasty!!

anyone who enters albanese is like a kid in a candy store!! there is candy and fun items... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sharon C
Lowell, Indiana
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  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gummy bears” (77 reviews)
“sweet tooth” (19 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
5441 East Lincoln Hwy, Merrillville, IN 46410-5947
+1 219-947-3070

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great Candy, Great Selection. Thought the tour would be a little more than a walking path inside the store with TV monitors and a few viewing windows to see inside the factory. Kids were really looking forward to a candy factory tour. Doubt we would...More

Thank Aleutis
Reviewed 6 days ago

anyone who enters albanese is like a kid in a candy store!! there is candy and fun items everywhere!! at certain times you can also see how they make the candy. the holidays are extra special with the theme of the season...you can also customize...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a trip on Father's Day weekend with our dad. Had a great time and the amount of candy and decor was amazing. Lots of candy for the Gummy lover and some harder to find old fashion candy as well. The tour is a good...More

Thank faelia007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here with my family on our way to Chicago. It was very crowded, but the lines for checking out move quickly. This place is unique for the different flavors of gummy candy. They also allow you to sample there many candies and chocolates....More

Thank Jan-Ember H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps I should have been more attentive to the other reviews. Perhaps it was a Saturday. Perhaps the population of Merrillville are candy addicts. Nevertheless, I stopped at the Albanese Factory Tour thinking I'd learn something about candy production. Not much to see on the...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I treat myself every now and then to my favorite candies, sour cherry balls, red licorice laces, and gummy bears

Thank Carmelita G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is Fantastic & is a must to check out if you're in the area. The selection of candy is amazing & they have something for everyone. They also have tours to see how their candy is made. They are known for the best...More

Thank Robin Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who doesn't love candy!!! Even if u don't then their is something for everyone. I could go crazy I. This place. So much to choose from!!

Thank Sheryl D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought my niece and sister to visit here when they were in town from Virginia. We had a blast and the workers are so nice and friendly. The store is very clean and they have items wrapped and ready to purchase for easy in and...More

Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

huge selection of anything sweet. best chocolate around. huge malted milk balls and huge items in bridge mix. kids will enjoy especially around holidays.

Thank al2112
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Debra H
6 May 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
ingredients are listed on the labels for candy.
24 June 2016|
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Response from Timothy A | Reviewed this property |
There really are no tours. It is basically look around when they are open. They have 4 big picture windows that you can see into the factory, but you could not really see much. Just the gummy bears going up a conveyor to... More
Madge S
1 October 2015|
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Response from Jacquelyn S | Reviewed this property |
Tour groups are 12-25 people, they are about 30 minutes long and are conducted on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9:30 am - 3 PM. They ask that you schedule 2 weeks in advance by calling 1-855-272-3227 X241. I hope... More