Merrilville, Indiana: Gummi Bear Factory Tour

Self-guided in a big candy store. Peer through windows and watch the magic happen. Claims to be the only public tour of gummi manufacturing in the USA.

Albanese Candy Factory

Address:
5441 E. Lincoln Hwy, Merrilville, IN
Directions:
Albanese Candy Factory. I-65 exit 253. Drive east on US Hwy 30 for about three miles. On the right.
Hours:
M-Sa 9-8, Su 10-6 (Call to verify)
Phone:
219-947-3070
Admission:
Free
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Gummi Bear Factory Tour

This was self-guided: there didn't appear to be an option to take a tour inside the factory even if you had a bigger group, but we had a great time. What you get to see through the windows is very interesting, and in the gift shop they sell some really neat items! It was definitely a hit for free!

[Karen Agrimonti, 07/20/2019]

Gummi factory.

Gummi Bear Factory Tour

Albanese Candy Factory and outlet store. In addition to selling candy, Albanese is a Gummi Bear factory open to the public. Viewing and tours are available.

[Richard Stockman, 05/12/2017]

It claims to be the only public tour for gummi manufacturing in the USA.

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