How much does it cost to go to Avery Island?
I’m so glad that we planned it into our road trip as it is definitely worth a visit and at $5.50 each for the tour, it is not expensive either and a great bargain. If you love Tabasco, you have to go! I visited Avery Island in December 2017.
How long is the Tabasco factory tour?
The tour itself is under 30 mins, however because of the store and I would plan 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
How deep is the salt mine at Avery Island?
Salt is mined only on one level, about 510 feet below Gulf level. Estimating the amount of salt that was taken from open quarry mining, together with records kept since the advent of subsurface mining, indicates that about 8 million tons of salt have been taken from Avery Island.
Who owns Tabasco?
TABASCO® Brand products are made by McIlhenny Company, founded by Edmund McIlhenny in 1868 on Avery Island, Louisiana.
Is the Avery Island Food Tour worth the cost?
This food tour was well worth the time it took to drive to Avery Island and the $49 price tag. We visited five different locations, trying food at each. All of the food was delicious, and we left completely stuffed.
What is the Tabasco ® factory tour?
The self-guided, TABASCO ® Factory Tour will take you through the history and process of making TABASCO ® Sauce. Holiday Closures: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Experience the history and production of our world-famous hot sauce on Avery Island, Louisiana.
What is included in the Avery Island fan experience?
The Avery Island Fan Experience includes a self-guided tour of the TABASCO ® Museum, Pepper Greenhouse, Barrel Warehouse, Avery Island Conservation, Salt Mine diorama, TABASCO Country Store ®, TABASCO ® Restaurant 1868! and the 170-acre natural beauty of Jungle Gardens. *The bottling line is not accessible at this time.
Is there a Tabasco food tour in New Orleans?
My boyfriend and I were staying in New Orleans and we wanted to head out to see the Tabasco factory. We’d heard the tour was short but discovered the Tabasco General store runs a food tour in the neighbouring towns. We emailed through the Tabasco website and received a