TABASCO® Factory Tour & Avery Island Experience in Avery Island, LA

HWY 329 Avery Island RoadAvery Island, LA 70513
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Total Price: $16.97 (USD)


Have you ever wondered where TABASCO sauce is made? This TABASCO tour will show you. Learn about the McIlheeny family that has made TABASCO sauce on Avery Island for over five generations. The factory tour includes 10 stops that take you from seed to sauce. Then head over to Avery Island’s Jungle Gardens and explore the ancient oaks and abundant wildlife.

up to 4 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • This is a self-guided tour.
  • Most visitors spend between 2 to 4 hours.
  • The Tabasco Factory Tour includes 10 stops that take you from seed to sauce.
  • Explore ancient oaks and abundant wildlife along a 3-mile garden trail in Jungle Gardens. Visitors can walk, bike or hike.
  • Cash is currently not accepted.
  • Wheelchair and stroller accessible.
  • Includes a complimentary mini-bottle of TABASCO.
  • Free parking.


from TABASCO® Factory Tour & Avery Island Experience
Where is TABASCO® Sauce made? The McIlhenny family has been making TABASCO® Sauce on Avery Island, Louisiana, for over five generations. Built on a salt dome, it's a mysteriously beautiful place where the red peppers grow, the factory hums, and abundant wildlife can be seen in the Jungle Gardens.

The ultimate fan experience on Avery Island will show you how the famous TABASCO Pepper Sauce is made from seed to sauce, how to eat like a local, and discover all those hard-to-find sauces and maybe some new favorites, too!

The tour is self-guided and includes 10 stops:
1. The Museum
2. Green house replica
3. Barrel aging and pepper mash warehouse viewing
4. Blending
5. Avery Island Experience - About Avery Island
6. Salt mine replica
7. Bottling line viewing
8. Food, Flavors, TABASCO today
9. Country Store and sample bar tastings
10. Restaurant

Most guests typically spend about 2-4 hours.

Holiday Closures: New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
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Frequently Asked Questions about TABASCO® Factory Tour & Avery Island Experience

What are the hours of operation?

Open daily from 9:00am - 4:00pm (CST). Days and hours are subject to change.

Is parking provided?

Yes, free parking is available.

Where is it located?

TABASCO® Visitor's Center, 329 Avery Island Rd, New Iberia, LA 70560. Visitors will check in at the Tabasco Visitor Center ticketing booth located at stop 1, the museum.

Is the tour wheelchair/stroller accessible?

Yes, the tour is wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes, great photo opportunities.

How long is the tour?

The tour is approximately 2 hours long.

What’s included in my ticket/experience?

The tour includes a complimentary Mini TABASCO Bottle, Entry, and admission to Avery Island and Jungle Gardens.