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Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours & Museum

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Homespun Tour for a SweetFactory

For only $4, you can see the old equipment still in service making Chocolate Bourbon Balls the old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
St Charles
An excellent tour & visit!

We stopped here in the morning to check out the Museum & experience the tour of the place. Very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hermitage, Tennessee
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Rebecca Ruth Candy Tours & Museum offers a guided tour and includes antique candy making equipment as well as new equipment. It continues as family confectionery operation that was founded in the year 1919. They are noted for the invention of...more
116 E 2nd St, Frankfort, KY 40601-2902
+1 502-223-7475
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here in the morning to check out the Museum & experience the tour of the place. Very friendly staff & excellent tour guides, with a plethora of selections to choose from for enjoyable sweets. This is a definite must see when in town!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The greatest part of my trip to Kentucky, and never would have guessed it. Unplanned and almost overlooked, it is now a top experience and memory I will never forget. Go experience, is all I have to say. Tour guide, Grace, was made the tour....More

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent stop in Frankfort not far from I64 (and well signed). Small store with candies made on site. Take the tour for $5...ours was great--small and casual. Fascinating tiny factory with a long small business legacy. A sample bourbon ball candy is your treat at...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a little to spend in Frankfort, the candy tour and museum is worth the visit. It was interesting to hear the story of Rebecca and Ruth and how the "Bourbon Ball" was invented. Their candy is still made onsite and they are...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For only $4, you can see the old equipment still in service making Chocolate Bourbon Balls the old fashioned way.

Thank Dave726
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The tour was small but it's amazing how much candy they produce. Our tour guide was fantastic! We had several discussions with him after the tour to discuss candy options to share with family and friends.

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 11 September 2018

We were there for a break in the drive. It was very information. We had a bourbon ball at the end of the tour. It was great.

Thank Mimitimes4
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Shari showed us around as the day was too hot for making candy.The candies were beautiful and I was stunned by the beauty of the candy.

Thank Rima B
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Although my wife is the chocoholic in the family, after visiting Rebecca Ruth’s Candy Factory, I have become a convert. The bourbon balls are to die for! Not an alcohol lover? The fudge will make you an addict. Although we didn’t take the tour, the...More

Thank BHH3
Reviewed 22 August 2018

$5 for a VERY short tour which felt like we were rushed through. Workers were friendly; guide, not so much.

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FREE BOURBON DISTILLERY TOURS & tastings. Frankfort KY, Buffalo Trace Distillery (can look up on trip advisor) For a beautiful drive, go down Old Frankfort Pike between Lexington and Frankfort. Bunch of wineries too... More