Ada, Ohio: Wilson Football Factory Tour

All footballs used in the NFL and NCAA are produced in this one little factory. Tours conducted by factory employees, ready to answer your football manufacturing questions.

217 N. Liberty St., Ada, OH
From Hwy 235/N. Main St., turn east at the stoplight onto E. Highland Ave. Drive three blocks. You'll see the parking lot for the little factory on the right.
Tours must be booked in advance. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $5.
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Souvenir football material.

Wilson Football Factory Tour

All footballs used in the NFL and NCAA are produced in this little factory in Ada. The tour is very interesting and thorough. You get a souvenir football-shaped piece of pebbled leather, and there is a "gift shop" bin of footballs at the end of the tour if you'd like to take one home. The amount of hard work, done by hand from start to finish, is amazing. Tours are given by actual factory employees and there's lots of interaction.

We were asked to sign a stamped cow hide on the way out.

[Kitsa, 07/23/2017]

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