Many of the world’s most memorable brands are also excellent group tour sites. World-renowned factories, galleries and studios showcase the craftsmanship and innovation of best-selling products. Take a tour down memory lane with five nostalgic brands you know and love.
Tupperware Brands’ Confidence Center
Tupperware Brands’ Worldwide Headquarters’ Confidence Center is a 3,021 square-foot museum-like building that exhibits historical Tupperware items. Groups learn how Tupperware Brands impact the convenience of storage, and indulge in galleries and displays. Interactive touch screens are available to guide participants through historical and modern information.
Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory
As the Official Bat of Major League Baseball, the Hillerich & Bradsby Company displays the world’s largest baseball bat, which weighs 68,000 pounds and stands 120 feet tall. The giant bat is an exact replica of Babe Ruth’s Louisville Slugger bat. Groups can tour the factory where Slugger bats are crafted, as well as receive personalized guidance through tours that focus on a particular team, city or era upon request.
The World of Coca-Cola
The World of Coca-Cola immerses groups in the history of one of the world’s most popular beverages. Upon visiting the Vault of the Secret Formula, groups can see a functioning bottle line that produces commemorative glass bottles of Coca-Cola. Touring groups also can receive photos with the 7-foot-tall Coca-Cola polar bear and taste different beverage flavors from around the world.
Gibson Beale Street Showcase
Guitarists galore, the Gibson Beale Street Showcase provides groups with a behind-the-scenes look at the intricate processes of binding, neck fitting, painting, buffing and tuning. A 45-minute tour leads musicians and listeners alike through the crafting process of skilled luthiers (professionals who create stringed instruments). Visitors have the option to purchase a guitar of their own.
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As the stepping stone for artists like Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, Sun Studio has made a memorable mark in the rock music industry. Led by local musicians, touring groups can stroll through galleries of costumes, records and other famous memorabilia. After tour hours, the studio continues its purpose as a fully functioning studio that has recorded acts such as Bono, the Dave Matthews Band, Lisa Marie Presley and Justin Timberlake.