Made in West Ohio
This backstage tour is a one-hour walking event and showcases the operations that build every KitchenAid stand mixer. Discover the only place on Earth where the famous KitchenAid stand mixer is hand-built.
Tours offered Tuesday thru Friday at 12:30 p.m. and are subject to manufacturing schedules. Call for availability. Walk-ins welcome. Appointments required for groups of 8 or more. Admission is Free.
1701 KitchenAid Way Greenville, Ohio
Your tour begins with the story of Ghyslain Chocolatier and a chocolate taste test. Next, you’ll be introduced to their bread and pastry staff as they create beautiful desserts. Finally, you will be guided through their chocolate production area where you’ll learn the delicate process of how Ghyslain’s hand-painted chocolates are made. Tours available Monday thru Thursday with a variety of tour package options available.
350 West Deerfield Road Union City, Indiana
Upon entering this remodeled Annie Oakley-era tobacco barn, you will be invited in by an elegant but rustic chandelier, friendly and knowledgeable staff, as well as three cozy seating areas, some with fireplaces. In view of these areas are several acres of vineyard, a small waterfall, and a covered patio for outdoor enjoyment. Tours offered Monday thru Saturday and advanced registrations are required.
6572 State Route 47, Versailles, Ohio
Jon and Libby Allison host a wonderful tour offering an insightful view of their jewelry business from both sides of the counter. Every jewelry and gem related topic is covered from the science of geology to the artistry and design of stunning custom jewelry. Tours offered Monday thru Wednesday between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Advanced registrations required and admission is Free.
104 East Mason Road, Sidney, Ohio
Ranked by FoxNews.com as one of the Top 10 factory tours in America, you won’t believe your eyes as you watch these world-class travel trailers come together in this two hour tour. In-person tours available Monday thru Thursday at 2 p.m. Friday tours take place after normal production hours. The tour involves a ¾ mile walk beginning in the Customer Service lobby and is offered Free of charge.
419 West Pike Street Jackson Center, Ohio
A newly built artisan distillery and tasting room where you can sample a unique early American frontier whiskey distilled in the same copper pot stills from almost 200 years ago, using the same limestone water and the same recipe that Elias Staley used to craft his legendary Staley Rye Whiskey. The distillery tour, video and tasting is $15 per person and will last approximately one hour.
7095 Staley Road New Carlisle, Ohio
Established in the early 1900’s and in its 4th generation of family ownership, Winans Chocolates + Coffees brings you cutting edge flavors and time-tested quality. Go behind the scenes with a Winans tour guide and see how we make our delicious candies. Samples are included in every tour! Advanced registrations required. A variety of tour packages are available.
310 Spring Street, Piqua, Ohio
When you see big barns dotting the countryside in the Land of the Cross-Tipped Churches, you’ll know you’re close. Moeller Brew Barn was built because they believe everyone should have a choice to enjoy Fresh Local Craft Beer. Tour this micro-brewery in the heart of the rich farmland of southern Mercer County. Hear the story that brought a big city boy back to his roots and led to the creation of the Moeller Brew Barn. Learn about the locally sourced ingredients and how they come up with the variety of different offerings. To schedule your free tour, contact Nick Moeller at email@example.com.
8016 Marion Drive, Maria Stein, Ohio
Tour this family owned & operated facility who’s main focus is the manufacturing of tents. Celina Tent produces event tents used in the party rental industry and have a contract with the Department of Defense to produce HGPTS – (Humanitarian General Purpose Tent Systems) used in disaster relief operations such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and hurricanes. The tour is Free and lasts approximately 45 minutes.
5373 State Route 29, Celina, Ohio 419-305-8928
Braun has been building custom handcrafted ambulances for over 42 years. Their products have been sold to fire departments and ambulance companies across the nation and internationally. During this Free tour you will explore the entire assembly & equipping processes.
1170 Production Drive, Van Wert, Ohio
Cool Machines is a designer and manufacturer of insulation blowing machines with related accessories and services. Over the years of creating innovative changes to these basic machines, Cool Machines has grown into an international company providing machines for the special effects and movie industries,
machines for dispersing products on oil spills, machines for applying ceramic foam to refractory furnaces, and large gravi-metric computer controlled additive feeding machines for road paving. This tour is Free.
1202 Industrial Drive, Van Wert, Ohio
For more than 70 years, the highly skilled sewing & embroidery experts at Universal Lettering have been providing personalized jackets for a variety of groups. They designed the first Future Farmers of America Jacket in 1933 and are still today the primary supplier of the world’s famous FFA jacket. Although primarily a cut and sew facility, Universal Lettering is expanding their custom embroidery and chenille divisions. Their Universal Specialty Products division has supplied acoustical felt sewn parts for GE Medical MRI machines for the past 5 years. This tour is Free.
1196 Grill Road #B, Van Wert, Ohio