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The Factory at Franklin

230 Franklin Rd, Franklin, TN 37064-2256
+1 615-791-1777
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Amazing venue, fabulous vibe and we will be back

We stumbled across the factory on our way to historic Franklin. The factory is converted... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TheBarnandBunkie
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Fenelon Falls, Canada
via mobile
Worth the visit

Really cool old factory that has been repurposed and now hosts great shops, restaurants, antique... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cindyhighland
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highland indiana
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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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Travellers talk about
“farmers market” (25 reviews)
“unique shops” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across the factory on our way to historic Franklin. The factory is converted wonderfully into many smaller shops, a coffee roaster and shop, amazing bakery, juice bar, ice cream, quaint shops just amazing!! I can’t wait to come back

Thank TheBarnandBunkie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really cool old factory that has been repurposed and now hosts great shops, restaurants, antique shop, and gathering space.

Thank cindyhighland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see Franklin Tenn. and ran across the Factory. Great place to shop, antiques, clothes, crafts small stage show. Lots of shops, this is an old factory witch manufactured Magic Chef ovens, a must see.

Thank minisprint31
Drive N, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for stopping in to leave us your feedback! We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip to the Factory, as well as our shopping and shows! We hope to see you again soon. Have a wonderful day!

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We were an eclectic group of 6 couples. There were several shops, including a coffee shop with a delicious pumpkin- spiced special; an ice cream shop; a gift shop; antiques; and more. We wanted to buy several paintings in the artist’s booth with the angel...More

Thank Coff33
Drive N, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you for leaving us your feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us, but are disappointed to hear about your experience with our shop. We hope you will choose to come back and see us again in the future....More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

The Factory is a nice place to walk through. There are some shops and it looks like more are being added. There is a farmers market on Saturdays and you can get local items.More

Thank radamovic
Drive N, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear about your wonderful experience with us! We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review of our shops and Farmer's Market! Thank you for coming in, and we hope to see you again soon! Have a wonderful...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is a very interesting place to visit! Many shops and art to enjoy. We visited on a beautiful day and enjoyed our walk and shopping. Great antique shops and everyone was so friendly. We got there on a Monday around 11:00am and some of...More

Thank countrymedic
Drive N, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us this wonderful rating and review! We appreciate you coming in to browse our Factory and enjoy our art! We hope you will hoose to come back again in the future! Have a wonderful day!

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

There are some unique shops,notably the antique store. Nice place to walk around, with a sitting area near some food vendors.

Thank Celia48d
Drive N, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for this great review and rating! We are so glad you enjoyed our shops and atmosphere. We hope you will choose to come back again in the future! Have a wonderful day.

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We tried this as some of the reviews were positive about cool shops in the updated factory. One shop was actually open (we were there about 6 or 7 on a Saturday evening). Unless they get more stores or have ones that stay open, I...More

Thank Beth B
Drive N, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

We are dissapointed to hear about your experience, Beth. We appreciate you coming by, and are sorry to hear you did not have the experience you hoped for. We hope you will give us another try in the future! Have a wonderful day.

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We did not have a lot of time left before leaving franklin and stopped at the factory .it had many unique shops and a really good antique mall .missed out on 5 daughters donuts but will be back.

1  Thank john h
Drive N, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for this fantastic review, John! We are so glad to hear you had a great time with us! We hope you will come back again soon to try 5 Daughters Bakery! Have a wonderful day!

Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a cool shopping mall inside an old factory brought back to glory. Great locally owned shops and a nice antique shop that is just fun to browse in.

Thank Bhamsnowy
Drive N, Manager at The Factory at Franklin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you for this fantastic rating! We are so glad you enjoyed our shops as well as your experience with us! We hope you will choose to come back again in the future!

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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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